Choosing and interpreting pathology testing in general practice

Correctly ordering and interpreting pathology tests is vital to ensuring a timely diagnosis and appropriate and effective management plan for your patients.

This case-based online module aims to increase GPs’ knowledge in identifying when pathology testing is required, and which is the most appropriate test in some of the most common presentations in the general practice setting. A series of interactive quizzes will test your skills and update your knowledge in the interpretation and identification of patient red flags, to support timely testing and better patient outcomes.

After completing this module, general practitioners will be better able to:

  • Apply a patient-centred approach in clinical assessment and in identifying when the use of pathology tests are necessary.
  • Describe the role of hormone testing in the investigation of secondary amenorrhea.
  • Identify possible cases of COVID