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Professional Practice Resources

The CMLTO develops various learning resources to address MLTs' professional practice needs.

Professional Practice Learning Program (PPLP):

The PPLP is for use by all MLTs as part of their professional development activities or in preparation for a Practice Review. It consists of a series of modules focused on the Standards of Practice, including:

Tell us what you think about the revised PPLP modules with this brief online survey. Click here.

Interprofessional collaboration case studies: Updated!

The provincial government has mandated the regulatory health Colleges via the Regulated Health Professions Act, 1991 (RHPA), to promote interprofessional collaboration (IPC) among members and with other health profession regulatory Colleges. Through IPC, MLTs may:
• share their specialized knowledge with other members of the health care team
• provide unique value in diagnosis, treatment, and disease management.

A series of eight case studies were developed to illustrate opportunities for IPC in various professional practice scenarios.
Revised in 2019: 

Case study #1: Responding to clinical needs with laboratory procedural changes

Case study #2: Simplification of laboratory processes for clinicians

Case study #3: In-sourcing diagnostic testing

Case study #4: Reducing specimen integrity issues

Developed in 2019: 

Case study #5: Dealing with unprofessional communication
Case study #6: Misplaced specimen
Case study #7
: POCT quality
Case study #8
: Dealing with confrontation


Tell us what you think about the IPC case studies with this brief online survey. Click here