Evaluation of laboratory request forms (LRF) used in a secondary level Hospital setting in Nigeria

: 2 credits
Expiry Date
: None
CPD Units
: 2.00 Points
: 4/4

Main focus is to evaluate routinely-submitted LRFs to determine the degree of correctness, completeness and consistency.

Keywords: Laboratory request form, evaluation, hospital, Nigeria

Reading material:

Educational Objectives

Educational Aim:
The aim of this module is to show the critical importance of the LRF as a communication link between laboratories, requesting physicians and other stakeholders and highlight associated challenges in using it in clinical settings.

Educational Outcomes:
Upon completion of this module practitioners should have a clear understanding of:

  1. Required information for standard laboratory request form.
  2. Component of Laboratory request form.
  3. Error in filling laboratory request form.
  4. Role and responsibility of clinicians in filling laboratory request form and laboratory personnel responsibilities when receiving specimens.

Instruction for this Module

  • Read the supplied reading material and complete the quiz at the end
  • You need to pass the quiz and complete the course rating to generate the module certificate at the end
  • You have three attempts to pass the quiz
  • The pass grade is 70%
  • Please click on the CPD certificate link to claim your certificate and to update your CPD Manager

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