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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