A full blood count is one of the most commonly requested tests in primary care and provides a considerable amount of diagnostic information, therefore, correct interpretations are crucial in many conditions. In this module, which is composed of 10 multiple-choice questions, you will be presented with a number of common clinical scenarios requiring interpretation of the full blood count.
Work through the questions, reflect upon your answers, and take advantage of the further reading available in order to improve your knowledge and understanding of full blood counts. Once you successfully complete the module – and achieve the minimum pass rate of 60% – you will be awarded with a downloadable 1 hour CPD Certificate, which you can print or upload to your annual CPD Portfolio.
On successful completion of this module, you will have a greater understanding of the following:
How to interpret common abnormalities noted on a full blood count
The various components presented in a full blood count
Normal and abnormal results