Medical lab assistant national certification exam dates

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The Canadian Society for Medical Laboratory Science (CSMLS) has announced this year’s national certification examination dates for medical laboratory assistants.

The first exam – June 20, 2006 – has an application deadline of March 28; and applications for the second exam date – October 24, 2006 – must be received by August 8.

The national certification provides a professional credential recognized by the CSMLS; demonstrates competence to practise to national standards, and builds the foundation for professional recognition.

Eligibility to writing the exam is open to lab assistants who have graduated from a Canadian college, institution or hospital-based training program, as well as current practitioners with supporting documentation and a letter from their employers.

Exam locations, fees and additional information can be found on their website at or click here.