Category Archive: News

New Programs coming soon

CMPT will be launching a pilot round for laboratories performing microbiology testing of cannabis.
CMPT is developing a Virology program.

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Certificate course in Laboratory Quality Management

Completely on-line 22-week course designed to provide knowledge, discussion, and expertise for those interested in Quality Management for Clinical and Research laboratories

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Thank you Dr. Michael Noble – 40 years of dedication to Quality

Dr. Noble career began in 1978 as a medical microbiologist, but overtime issues associated with laboratory quality improvement became central to his work focus. Dr. Noble is the founding Chair of the Clinical Microbiology Proficiency Testing (CMPT) program. In 1983

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CMPT is hiring!

CMPT is hiring a Research Assistant/Tech 3 This is a full-time appointment. The work will be supporting the laboratory functions of the Clinical Microbiology Proficiency Testing program, a program within the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the UBC
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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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Expert Committee changes

  CMPT would like to welcome Tanis Dingle to the Mycology committee and Katrina Hurley and Jessica Forbes to the Clinical Microbiology committee. Tanis Dingle Dr. Dingle is a Clinical Microbiologist with Alberta Precision Laboratories – Public Health Lab (ProvLab)

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M204 Final Results

The final results for M204 are posted:  

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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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