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Code of Conduct

Medical laboratory professionals are dedicated to serving the healthcare needs of the public. The welfare of the patient and respect for the dignity of the individual shall be paramount at all times.

Code of Professional Conduct

  • Medical laboratory professionals are dedicated to serving the healthcare needs of the public. The welfare of the patient and respect for the dignity of the individual shall be paramount at all times.
  • Medical laboratory professionals work with other health care professionals, to provide effective patient care.
  • Medical laboratory professionals shall promote the image and status of their profession by maintaining high standards in their professional practice and through active support of their professional bodies.
  • Medical laboratory professionals shall protect the confidentiality of all patient information.
  • Medical laboratory professionals shall take responsibility for their professional acts.
  • Medical laboratory professionals shall practise within the scope of their professional competence.
  • Medical laboratory professionals shall endeavour to maintain and improve their skills and knowledge and keep current with scientific advances. They will uphold academic integrity in all matters of professional certification and continuing education.
  • Medical laboratory professionals shall share their knowledge with colleagues and promote learning.
  • Medical laboratory professionals shall be aware of the laws and regulations governing medical laboratory technology and shall apply them in the practise of their profession.
  • Medical laboratory professionals shall practise safe work procedures at all times to ensure the safety of patients and co-workers and the protection of the environment.