About Lab Professionals
Written by Admin Saturday, 29 March 2008 13:36
In medicine, the majority of decisions about diagnosis and treatment are based on laboratory test results. This is why the people who provide these results and ensure their accuracy – medical laboratory professionals – play such an important role in the health care system.
In this section, you will learn about the role and responsibilities of medical laboratory technologists (MLTs). The CMLTO is the regulatory body for more than 7100 MLTs who practise in Ontario.
The CMLTO Council has identified the regulation of medical laboratory assistants and medical laboratory technicians as one of its strategic priorities, based largely on member feedback. It believes that increased access to a broader range of regulated health professionals in the clinical laboratory is in the public’s best interest, as is articulated in the CMLTO's Position Paper.