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2019 CMLTO Annual Report released

27 September 2020

The CMLTO is pleased to announce the publication of the 2019 Annual Report in English (PDF) and in French (PDF).

The report illustrates the CMLTO's key accomplishments in fulfilling its mission/mandate to protect the public's right to safe, high-quality health care through self-regulation and leadership of the medical laboratory technology profession.

CMLTO Annual Reports are located online here.

Discipline hearing summary released

14 September 2020

The CMLTO Discipline Committee held a hearing in writing on July 30, 2020, to consider allegations of professional misconduct against member Luzviminda Torregosa, Registration number: 11483.

Click here for the hearing summary details. (PDF)

CMLTO closed for Labour Day

04 September 2020

The CMLTO's virtual office will be closed on September 7, 2020, for the Labour Day statutory holiday. Regular virtual operations resume at 8:30 am on September 8th.

PLI audit underway

20 August 2020

The CMLTO Consolidated Bylaws require all Practising MLTs to carry professional liability insurance (PLI) in all medical laboratory practice employment settings.

The College randomly selects members who are required to provide proof of PLI through an online annual audit.

The 2020 audit began online on August 17, 2020. Practising members selected for the audit were notified via email and are required to complete the PLI audit by September 17, 2020 at 11:59 pm EST.

Please email the Registration department at registration@cmlto.com with questions.

CMLTO Council election begins Aug 21st

19 August 2020

CMLTO members eligible to vote in the election being held in District 4 (Central East Region) will be notified by email on August 21, 2020, and sent instructions for casting their votes electronically. Members who believe they are eligible to vote but do not receive a notification on the 21st, should email executiveoffice@cmlto.com
Members have until 11:59 pm on September 28, 2020 to vote.

Approved refresher courses for 2020

05 August 2020

The CMLTO publishes lists of approved refresher courses for MLTs. Refresher course hours may be required for a person applying for a Practising class of registration certificate who cannot demonstrate active engagement, or for a Non-practising member who wishes to change class to Practising.

Click here for more information.

CMLTO closed on August 3, 2020

30 July 2020

The CMLTO's virtual office will be closed on August 3, 2020, for the Ontario statutory civic holiday. Regular virtual operations resume at 8:30 am on August 4th.

Missed the QAP webinar? A recording is now available

09 July 2020

CMLTO staff hosted a webinar on June 23, 2020, titled “CMLTO QAP: Current to Updated." The webinar presented the updated Quality Assurance Program (QAP) that takes effect on January 1, 2021. CMLTO staff provided information related to the program’s evaluation process and members’ updated obligations and responsibilities. To access a recording of the webinar, click here.

MLTs should review the webinar and the CMLTO website to ensure they understand their Quality Assurance requirements. A summary of the program changes can be found here. Detailed information related to the QAP tools and resources can be found here.

Notice of hearing

09 July 2020

Notice of hearing for Luzviminda Torregosa, Registration number: 11483
The Inquiries, Complaints and Reports Committee referred specified allegations of the member’s professional misconduct to the Discipline Committee for a hearing on December 19, 2019. The written Discipline hearing will be held on July 30, 2020. A copy of the specified allegations can be found by clicking here (PDF).

For access to the written hearing documents, please contact tlanglois@cmlto.com

CMLTO's commitment to equitable access

30 June 2020

The CMLTO acknowledges and applauds the examination and discussions that Ontarians and people everywhere are having currently regarding the societal inequities in our communities. As always, the College is committed to living its mission, vision, and values to achieve its mandate to protect the public’s right to safe, high-quality healthcare through self-regulation of the medical laboratory technology profession.

The CMLTO believes in operating transparently, objectively, impartially, and fairly when engaging the public, applicants, and its members. The College is committed to providing equitable access to its services at all times and welcomes receiving concerns or complaints if it fails to do so.