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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.

Funding for professional development

05 March 2013

Ongoing professional development is a vital part of an MLT’s professional practice. HealthForceOntario provides financial support for health professionals through the Allied Health Professional Development Fund (AHPDF).
Practising MLTs are one of nine allied health professions eligible to apply for as much as $1500 in professional development funding per MLT, per year. Apply for your reimbursement for professional development activities completed between April 1, 2012 and March 31, 2013.
Applications must be faxed, e-mailed or postmarked within 90 days after the completion of the professional development activity or by March 31, 2013, whichever comes first. Late applications will not be considered.
The application form and guide for the fund, as well as access to the Electronic Health Library are available through the AHPDF website at www.ahpdf.ca.
As of December 31, 2012, less than 40% of the funds allocated to MLTs had been used. Why not take advantage of this offer today?

TPH measles alert

05 March 2013

Toronto Public Health has issued a surveillance alert about a lab-confirmed case of measles. The alert contains directives for laboratory diagnosis and procedures. Go to the alert (PDF) for more information.

Request a speaker from CMLTO

14 February 2013

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

TPH flu alert for health professionals

20 December 2012

Toronto Public Health (TPH) reports that influenza activity has increased substantially over the last few weeks and is expected to reach a peak in Toronto over the next two weeks. As of December 15, 2012, eight institutional outbreaks and 135 lab-confirmed cases have been reported to TPH. Hospitals can expect an increased pressure in emergency departments and emergency admissions over the next three weeks. Read the full alert (PDF) for more information.

Important Health Notice: Novel Coronavirus nCoV-EMC

18 December 2012

Ontario's Chief Medical Officer of Health has issued an Important Health Notice about the novel coronavirus nCoV-EMC. Go to the PDF (English and French) now.
A new webpage with updated information and guidance regarding novel coronavirus has been established www.ontario.ca/novelcoronavirus. Health workers and health sector employers are encouraged to check this page regularly for updates.

CMLTO 2012 winter holiday hours

17 December 2012

Friday, Dec. 21, 8:30am-5:00pm (regular business hrs)
Monday, Dec. 24, CLOSED
Tuesday, Dec. 25, CLOSED
Wednesday, Dec. 26, CLOSED
Thursday, Dec. 27, 8:30am-5:00pm (regular business hrs)
Friday, Dec. 28, 8:30am-5:00pm (regular business hrs)
Monday, Dec. 31, 8:30am–3:00pm
Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013 CLOSED
Wednesday, Jan. 2, 8:30am-5:00pm (regular business hrs)
If you require assistance completing your 2013 Annual Registration Renewal
please contact registration@cmlto.com or phone 416.861.9605
(Toll-free in Canada: 1.800.323.9672).

Working better together

05 December 2012

The CMLTO Patient Relations Committee adapted a presentation, "Clinical Labs and Clinical Nurses: Working Better Together," developed by Clinical Laboratory Services at Kingston General Hospital to facilitate better interprofessional collaboration amongst nursing and laboratory staff to ensure patient care excellence.
The PowerPoint presentation focuses on the six “rights” of specimen collection to reduce errors, wait times, delays and waste and increase patient safety, capacity and organizations efficiencies.
Go to a PDF of the presentation. Learn more about IPC resources now.