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CMLTO 2014 Annual Report released

25 May 2015

The CMLTO is pleased to announce the release its 2014 Annual Report. Published yearly, the Annual Report provides a snapshot of the CMLTO's achievements, committee reports and financial statements. Read or download the English PDF or French PDF now.

Member obligation reminder

21 May 2015

Reviewing and updating your information in the CMLTO database is not just for the registration renewal period. Members can access the database at any time to make updates. In fact, MLTs are required by law, to update the following information within 30 days of any changes:
• Name
• Home address and telephone number
• Name, address and phone number of each current employer
• Job titles.

Remember to update your information in CMLTO’s database when changes occur. It can be done easily from any computer, 24/7 year round.

MLT Health Human Resource Report released

24 April 2015

CMLTO is pleased to announce the release of its sixth annual Medical Laboratory Technologist Health Human Resource Exploration report. This analysis of the 2014 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.

Looking for a speaker?

20 April 2015

The CMLTO is committed to promoting and enhancing relations with members, other health profession colleges, key stakeholders, and the public. We are pleased to provide speakers on a wide variety of topics, including its regulatory role, the CMLTO quality assurance program, ethics and professionalism, interprofessional collaboration, and the regulation of medical laboratory assistants and technicians.
To request a CMLTO representative deliver a presentation at your organization, please send an e-mail to memberrelations@cmlto.com.

FOCUS: Issue 1 of 2015

11 March 2015

The newest issue of CMLTO's member newsletter is available online here. FOCUS is published electronically and delivered to members' email addresses. Members should ensure that CMLTO has their correct emails to not to miss an issue. Please note the PDF versions on the website are not interactive. Non-members may subscribe by sending an email to communications@cmlto.com.

MERS-CoV update: March 2015

10 March 2015

To reflect the countries with local transmission of the virus, the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care (MOHLTC) has updated the list of countries affected by the Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) on its Guidance for Health Care Workers and Health Sector Employers on MERS-CoV website.
As this list of affected countries is subject to change, health care workers should review this website regularly for the latest information.

CMOH: measles update

13 February 2015

Ontario's Chief Medical Officer of Health (CMOH) issued a memo regarding measles for health sector workers and employers. Click here to read the memo (PDF) which includes directives for health care professionals.

PHO measles information

06 February 2015

Public Health Ontario (PHO) is working with the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, local public health units and other partners to monitor and assess current and potential cases of measles.
The PHO measles webpage may be found here. Its most recent update (PDF), which contains information about diagnostic laboratory testing, may read or downloaded by clicking here.

OFC Cycle 2 Report

05 February 2015

The Office of the Fairness Commissioner's (OFC) second cycle of assessments are now available in its report, Assessment of Registration Practices: Progress and Problems in 2013–14. The CMLTO is one of the seven regulators that received no recommendations for improvement during that cycle, indicating that CMLTO application practices are fair. Click here to read the report.

TPH: measles confirmed in Toronto

03 February 2015

Toronto Public Health (TPH) issued an Alert for health care professionals concerning four unlinked lab-confirmed cases of measles. Click here to read the Alert which includes assessment and testing information.