Resources

The College of Medical Laboratory Technologists of Alberta (CMLTA) has created a variety of resources for registered members. These range from how to create a learning plan to registration questions. The following is all of the videos/podcasts the CMLTA has created.

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Date: 05/22/2024
In this episode we define the term fitness to practice and go into detail about the responsibility of MLTs to maintain their fitness to practice.
Date: 05/22/2024
In this episode we discuss the new Standards of Practice and Code of Ethics that have been approved by the CMLTA Council and are currently in Government of Alberta review. This podcast will bring understanding to the process of revision of these documents and details of why certain changes were made.
Date: 05/22/2024
In this episode we discuss the goals of the CMLTA's 2024-2026 Strategic Plan and provide information and insight into how it was developed.
Date: 05/22/2024
In this episode we discuss the CMLTA visibility campaign including its purpose, messaging and results.
Date: 05/09/2024
Learn about the impact of stress and examine strategies to increase your coping skills and develop new perspectives. Additionally, the importance of addressing mental health to ensure ethical and professional behaviour will be highlighted. This session was facilitated by Dr. Rosina Mete, Director of Faculty at Yorkville University. Dr. Mete is a registered psychotherapist who […]
Date: 05/09/2024
Learn how to engage in meaningful discussions with peers at the workplace and learn about applicable CMLTA Standards of Practice regarding communication. Additionally, participants will learn skills to de-escalate situations, present clear communication, and move away from assumptions within professional and personal situations. This session was facilitated by Dr. Rosina Mete, Director of Faculty at […]
Date: 01/19/2024
The CMLTA worked with the Centre for Race and Culture (CFRC) to host a training session on unconscious biases. The training addresses the hidden and unconscious biases we all have that enter our subconscious, thus affecting how we act, who we hire, how we treat patients, and how we operate in our organizations. To access […]
Date: 01/19/2024
The Truth & Reconciliation Committee released its Executive Summary, which included its findings and 94 action items aimed at redressing the impact of residential schools and advancing the process of reconciliation in Canada. Call to Action #23.iii calls for all levels of government to provide cultural competency training for all healthcare professionals, and Call for […]
Date: 01/19/2024
In this video, we lay out the steps on how to renew your registration.
Date: 11/30/2023
In this episode, we explore the complicated topic of complaints involving off-duty conduct and the intersection between personal freedoms and professional responsibilities.
Date: 10/31/2023
In this episode, we discuss some common issues we see after MLT renewals are submitted so that you can avoid them in your next renewal!
Date: 09/25/2023
In today's episode, we discuss the importance of governability including what it means, how you can demonstrate it, as well as the consequences of being ungovernable.
Date: 08/30/2023
In this episode, we discuss the changes in this year's renewal process and how you can prepare for renewal before it opens on September 15th.
Date: 06/30/2023
In this episode, we discuss MLT's options for registration when they are on temporary leaves, such as medical or paternal leaves, as well as provide information on the process of cancelling your practice permit.
Date: 06/02/2023
In this episode, we explain the CCP and Practice Hour Audit process to help members feel more confident should they be selected for an audit
Date: 04/28/2023
In this episode we celebrate the 1 year anniversary of the CMLTA podcast and go over recent changes to the Health Professions Act.
Date: 03/17/2023
In the last episode of the complaints series we discuss interim conditions, the appeals process, and the differences in the complaints process for complaints of sexual abuse and sexual misconduct towards patients.
Date: 02/06/2023
Join us for our third episode in our complaints series where we discuss the investigation and hearings process under the HPA.
Date: 12/21/2022
In this episode, we discuss what happens after the College receives a complaint of unprofessional conduct and describe what actions the Complaints Director may take in resolving the complaint.
Date: 11/24/2022
Tune into our very first episode in a series on complaints where we discuss what behaviours and actions are unprofessional conduct and when mandatory reporting is required.
Date: 10/03/2022
In this episode, we discuss what you get for your registration fees each year and how your fees are used by the CMLTA.
Date: 08/03/2022
In this episode answer some frequently asked questions about the new member database software and the Continuing Competence Program (CCP).
Date: 06/30/2022
Join us as we discuss good character, how it is assessed during registration, and how it relates to professional conduct.
Date: 05/27/2022
Get the inside scoop on what it is like to be a CMLTA councilor as we interview our current President, Danielle Marchand, and Vice President, Jessica Wiebe.
Date: 05/04/2022
Over the past few months the CMLTA has been receiving a lot of questions regarding laboratory specialists. In this episode we hope to answer the most common questions we have received.
Date: 03/25/2022
In this episode, we go into detail on what the protected titles are for Medical Laboratory Technologists in Alberta and understand when an individual can use these titles and when they must be registered with the CMLTA. We also discuss practice permits, what information they contain, and how to look up an MLT on the […]

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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.

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