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Request a CMLTO speaker

27 August 2013

The CMLTO is committed to promoting and enhancing relations with members, other health profession colleges, key stakeholders, and the public. We are pleased to respond to requests for presentations on a wide variety of topics, including its regulatory role, the CMLTO quality assurance program, enhanced professionalism, and the regulation of medical laboratory assistants and technicians. 
CMLTO is already booked to make several presentations to medical laboratory staff across Ontario this fall.
To request a presentation by CMLTO at your organization, please email member_relations@cmlto.com

Cancer Care Ontario expands OCSP

16 August 2013

Cancer Care Ontario (CCO) has expanded its Ontario Cervical Screening Program (OCSP), which may lead to increased volumes of tests for medical laboratories to process. CCO urges healthcare providers to learn more about Ontario Cervical Screening Cytology guidelines by visiting its website now.

TPH Surveillance alert

24 July 2013

Toronto Public Health (TPH) issued a Surveillance alert regarding the increased number of legionellosis cases in June and July of this year. The alert contains lab testing guidelines as well as other important information for health professionals. Read the PDF here.

Addition of SCID to Newborn Screening Test

24 July 2013

The Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care issued a memo with notice of change to Regulation 682 under the Laboratory and Specimen Collection Centre Licensing Act and Regulation 552 under the Health Insurance Act.
These changes were made to allow: the addition of Severe Combined Immune Deficiency (SCID) to the Newborn Screening Test; midwives to order SCID; and SCID to be an insured service.
Read the PDF of memo here for full details. 

New PPLP module: Abuse prevention

28 June 2013

CMLTO's Professional Practice Learning Program (PPLP) was developed as a resource for MLTs to use in their professional development activities or in preparation for a Practice Review. It consists of a series of modules focused on the Standards of Practice.
The latest module is Abuse prevention (PDF), which examines and identifies:
  • forms of abuse
  • zero tolerance position.
  • those at risk for abuse.
  • environments and areas of practice where abuse and/or boundary risks may occur or exist.
  • appropriate professional boundaries.
  • risks associated with crossing boundaries.
  • reporting obligations
  • effective abuse prevention communication skills.

CMLTO has moved

03 June 2013

Please note that CMLTO is now located at:
25 Adelaide Street East, Suite 2100
Toronto, ON M5C 3A1.
Office hours are 8:30am - 4:30pm, Monday to Friday.
CMLTO phone and fax numbers remain the same.

Novel Coronavirus (nCoV) infections

14 May 2013

The Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care (MOHLTC) has revised its information regarding novel Coronavirus infections for health workers and health sector employers in all settings.
The latest information is available on the MOHLTC website here.

Need to print a receipt?

06 May 2013

Members needing to print registration fees receipts must log in to CMLTO Online Services. Click on the "View/Print Receipt" button on the left side of the screen in your profile.

New Practice Guidelines released

03 May 2013

CMLTO has recently released, "Ethical decision making guidelines." Go to the PDF now.

Health Human Resource report released

22 March 2013

CMLTO proudly announces the release of its fourth annual Medical Laboratory Technologist Health Human Resource Exploration report. This analysis of the 2012 CMLTO membership data examines MLT practice, employment facility and status, and the provision of MLT education. Health human resource planning is informed and supported by health professional demographic and practice-specific data. Read or download the report (PDF) here.