Interpreting a Full Blood Count

This RCGP accredited resource, composed of 10 clinical cases, assesses the user’s knowledge and understanding and interpretation of the full blood count.

Successful completion of the resource provides 1 hour of CPD delivered by Learna Ltd.



A full blood count is one of the most commonly requested tests in primary care and provides a considerable amount of diagnostic information. It's correct interpretation s therefore crucial in many conditions. In this module, we present a number of common scenarios requiring interpretation of the full blood count. Complete the 10 self assessment questions to be presented with a certificate o 1hr of continuous professional development for inclusion in your annual learning journal.

Aims and Objectives:

On successful completion of this resource, the use should:

  • Be able to interpret the common abnormalities noted on a full blood count
  • Understand the various components presented in a full blood count
  • Recognise normal and abnormal results