Nova Scotia College of Medical Laboratory Technologists

Use of the Medical Laboratory Technologist (MLT) Title


The title by law (MLT Act 2000 38 (1)), states only NSCMLT practising (Active) members including temporary (Provisional) members, may use the designation of M.L.T., MLT, medical laboratory technologist, or any title to lead the public to believe that the person is entitled to practice medical laboratory technology.

 Medical laboratory technologyā€¯ means the collection and handling of laboratory specimens, analysis of specimens and the interpretation of quality-control data to verify the accuracy and precision of test results for use by health-care practitioners in diagnosis, treatment and prevention of disease. - Nova Scotia Medical Laboratory Technology Act 2000

All medical laboratory technologists must be licensed with the Nova Scotia College of Medical Laboratory Technologists and must abide by the NSCMLT Act and Regulations of the college.


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Land Acknowledgement - NSCMLT would like to begin by respectfully acknowleding that the province of Nova Scotia is the ancestral homelands of many diverse populations and acknowledge that we are on the traditional lands, referred to as Mi'kma'ki the ancestral and unceded territory of the Mi'kmaq People who are the founding people of Nova Scotia under the "Treaties of Peace and Friendship". We respect the Peace and Friendship treaties, we acknowledge the harms and mistakes of the past, and we dedicate ourselves to move forward in partnership with Indigenous communities in a spirit of reconciliation and collaboration.  

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 We are Moving August 1 2024 to

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