Utilizing Prometric's single integrated system, broad network, and strong service approach
HAMILTON, ON, May 16, 2018 /CNW/ - The Canadian Society for Medical Laboratory Science (CSMLS), the national professional society for Canada's medical laboratory professionals, has entered into a multi-year agreement to have all four of its certification examinations delivered by Prometric, a global leader in candidate service and computerized testing.
As the national certifying body for Canada's medical laboratory technologists and medical laboratory assistants, the CSMLS is implementing computer-based testing using Prometric's integrated test platform, highly secure testing network, and candidate-focused approach that is best in class.
"The move to computer-based exams with Prometric will allow CSMLS to offer the most progressive, state-of-the-art exam delivery method, in line with best practices for high-stakes exams," stated Christine Nielsen, CEO, CSMLS. "It enables enhanced exam security as well as faster scoring and reporting. Students will benefit from more flexibility in scheduling time and choice of writing location, as well as greater consistency in the exam writing environment."
"We are extremely excited to play a part in fueling the professional careers of thousands of medical laboratory practitioners through our CSMLS partnership," said Charlie Kernan, president and CEO, Prometric. Our collaboration will set new standards in streamlining the entire candidate experience for the digital age, offering candidates greater convenience, access and flexibility when it comes to scheduling and taking their exams while ensuring the highest security protocols."
CSMLS is a not-for-profit organization with members who practice in hospital laboratories, private medical laboratories, public health laboratories, government laboratories, research and educational institutions. Incorporated in 1937 as the Canadian Society of Laboratory Technologists, the society operates today as CSMLS serving more than 14,500 members in Canada and in countries around the world. For more information, please visit https://www.csmls.org
Prometric is the trusted leader in global testing and assessment solutions for academic, corporate, financial services, government, healthcare, professional associations and technology markets. It offers a comprehensive approach to advise, develop, manage and deliver programs in the industry's most integrated technology-enabled environment across the world's most secure testing network or through the conveniences of online testing services. The company is committed to service quality and a set of values that supports test takers worldwide who take more than seven million tests each year in more than 180 countries. For more information, please visit www.prometric.com.
For further information: Christine Nielson, CEO CSMLS, firstname.lastname@example.org, 1 800-263-8277