CAMLT’s lobbying efforts preserve and enhance California clinical laboratory professional’s careers, higher salaries and benefits. This representation is also for the benefit of patients within California.


CAMLT is the only association representing clinical laboratory professionals that directly funds a lobbying firm to be the voice for California clinical laboratory professionals before the California state legislature and government.


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CAMLT's directly funded lobbyist specifically focuses on protecting the value of licensure and high laboratory personnel standards in California – ensuring better patient care, career integrity, earning power and job security.

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CAMLT provides low cost continuing education with content tailored to California laboratory professionals and live licensing exam preparation classes.

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CAMLT provides grants and scholarships specifically for clinical laboratory scientists, medical laboratory technicians and phlebotomists working in the State of California.

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Federal ruling may eliminate the jobs of educated and trained medical laboratory scientists and technicians. Recent actions by the Federal Government won’t be affecting our nurses or medical laboratory testing personnel …yet…thanks to organizations like the California Association for Medical Laboratory Technology. Recently, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) made an unprecedented move which may eliminate the jobs of educated and trained medical laboratory scientists (MLS’) and technicians (MLT’s)! These scientists and technicians are trained to perform high…

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Registration open for August/September Exam Review Seminars

These review seminars are designed to assist those who will be taking the state approved licensing/certification exams for CLS or MLT. Additional info regarding dates and places of the review sessions can be seen by accessing the “Education“ tab above and selecting “Examination Review Seminars“ in the drop down menu or by clicking on this “link”. If you or someone you know will be taking the exam, these seminars should help in preparing for the certification.

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CAMLT Opposes AB 1774 (Bonilla): Repeals Laboratory Licensing Laws

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