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CMPT Professional Development course

Our 2022 Professional Development course has started. If you would like to find out more information about it, visit the course’s website:

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CMPT is hiring!

CMPT is hiring a Research Assistant/Tech 2 Desired start date is August 2, 2021. This is a 3 months part-time (FTE 50%) appointment, with the possibility of extension and full-time. Research Assistant/Tech 2 - Noble lab (
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M204 Final Results

The final results for M204 are posted:  

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M211 Case History and Paper Challenge (PC211)

Please click on link for M211 Case History Starting in 2021, CMPT will send a Paper Challenge or Video Challenge with every survey PC211 scenario and questionnaire

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CMPT and POLQM Celebrate National Medical Laboratory Week

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CMPT in the News

“When Canada’s British Columbia Center for Disease Control (BCCDC) saw the increasing demand for of COVID-19 tests and responsibilities headed its way, it reached out to a well-regarded proficiency testing program for help. The public health agency turned to the University of British Columbia’s (UBC) Clinical Microbiology

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CMPT successfully completes its ISO9001 annual audit

CMPT went through its annual ISO9001:2015 certification audit on March 22, 2021.  The audit found no Nonconformities and one opportunity for improvement (OFI) – to incorporate a formal section within our annual Management Review on an annual overview of CMPT experience with

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New PT program—EQA for COVID-19 Testing

This program provides External Quality Assessment for those facilities performing testing on nasopharyngeal swabs for SARS CoV-2 (COVID-19) to demonstrate their methods produce accurate and timely results on patient samples. Our samples have shown to be suitable to use with

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COVID-19 Proficiency Testing Program

CMPT is launching a new Proficiency Testing for Covid-19.

This program starts March 15, 2021 with 6 shipments a year (one shipment every 2 months).

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Welcome Katrina Hurley to the Clinical Bacteriology Committee

CMPT welcomes Katrina to the expert committee and look forward to working with her and benefit from her expertise as a laboratory technologist. Katrina currently works at the Battlefords Union Hospital.

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