Registration

Pursuant to the Health Professions Act and the Medical Laboratory Technologists Profession Regulation, the CMLTA must register those qualified individuals who are practicing as a medical laboratory technologist (MLT) in Alberta. The CMLTA’s legislation and Bylaws provide different registers on which people may be registered. Below, you will find the types of registration that the CMLTA administers and a brief description of each. For further information on how to register, eligibility and fees, please reference this website or contact the College.

Registers

General – this register is for qualified MLTs who meet the requirements of registration on the general register.  This includes having graduated from an approved program, having successfully passed the approved examination, and holding currency of practice.

Diagnostic Cytology – this register is for qualified MLTs who meet the requirements of registration on the diagnostic cytology register.  This includes having graduated from an approved program in diagnostic cytology, having successfully passed the approved examination, and holding currency of practice.

Clinical Genetics – this register is for qualified MLTs who meet the requirements of registration on the clinical genetics register.  This includes having graduated from an approved program in clinical genetics, having successfully passed the approved examination, and holding currency of practice.

Provisional – this register is for those individuals who have graduated from an approved program and would like to work before they receive the results of their registration exam.  While on a provisional practice permit, members must work under the supervision of another regulated member.

Courtesy – this register is for individuals who would like to practice in Alberta for a short period of time (not exceeding one year) for a specified reason.  These individuals must maintain registration in an equivalent jurisdiction.

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The College of Medical Laboratory Technologists of Alberta (CMLTA) is the regulatory body for Medical Laboratory Technologists (MLTs) employed in Alberta.

Treaty 6

We wish to acknowledge that the land on which the CMLTA office is located is Treaty 6 territory and a traditional meeting ground for many Indigenous people. This is home to the Cree, Blackfoot, and Metis, as it is for the Nakoda, Tsuu T’ina, Chipewayn, and other Indigenous people. Their spiritual and practical relationships to the land create a rich heritage for our life as community.

Contact Information

301-9426 51 Avenue NW,
Edmonton, Alberta
T6E 5A6

Phone: 780-435-5452
Toll Free: 1-800-265-9351
Fax: 780-437-1442

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