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Medical Technologists

We are lawyers for medical laboratory technologists and medical radiation and imaging technologists who face regulatory issues at the College of Medical Laboratory Technologists of Ontario (“CMLTO”) and the College of Medical Radiation and Imaging Technologists of Ontario (“CMRITO”), respectively.

How We Assist Medical Technologists

Our team of defence lawyers will assist medical laboratory technologists and medical radiation and imaging technologists with various regulatory matters, including the following:

  • Advising on issues related to the Regulated Health Professions Act, the Medical Laboratory Technology Act, 1991, and the Medical Radiation and Imaging Technology Act, 2017, as well as both Colleges’ Standards of Practice and Practice Guidelines;
  • Working with medical laboratory technologists and medical radiation and imaging technologists to respond to allegations of professional misconduct at the CMLTO and CMRITO;
  • Responding to various inquiries, including drafting responses to patient complaints at the CMLTO and CMRITO, which are reviewed by a panel of the Inquiries, Complaints, and Reports Committee (“ICRC”);
  • Defending medical laboratory technologists and medical radiation and imaging technologists at CMLTO and CMRITO discipline hearings;
  • Assisting with CMLTO and CMRITO registration applications;
  • Representing medical laboratory technologists and medical radiation and imaging technologists in appeals before the Health Professions Appeal and Review Board (“HPARB”) (e.g. where a decision of the ICRC has been made);
  • Assisting with CMLTO and CMRITO fitness to practice matters;
  • Reporting past history, including criminal charges and findings of guilt, to the CMLTO or the CMRITO; and
  • Advising medical laboratory technologists and medical radiation and imaging technologists on other practice issues that may arise, including quality assurance, employment and contractual issues, unauthorized practice, and privacy and confidentiality.

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