A Rocky clinician will review your questionnaire and determine if lab work is required. If appropriate, you will be sent a lab requisition form.
In our commitment to safeguarding your health data, these forms will be securely sent to your portal.
How will I know if a lab requisition has been sent?
Keep an eye out for an email or SMS notification from your dedicated Rocky clinician. You can download and print your requisition through your Rocky portal.
What's the next step with your lab requisition?
Visit your nearest lab and take your requisition with you. Your clinician will automatically receive your lab work results. You can print your lab requisition form and take it with you to your test. Some labs allow you to email the requisition in advance if you are not able to print. Please ensure you call your lab before your appointment to see if this is an option.
Step 2: Getting tested
Where do I get tested?
The choice is yours; you're free to select any laboratory in your local area.
The following providers may be an option depending on your province:
Alberta Precision Labs
Do you need to schedule an appointment?
Each lab is different, you should always call ahead and find out about their procedures. Some laboratories are drop ins while other require you to book an appointment.
What's the typical turnaround time for results?
This depends on the lab however it usually takes 5-7 days to receive reports.
What will I be tested for?
This will depend on what your clinician decides but the usual tests include::
Will I have to pay for this?
For the vast majority of patients, these tests are free if you have provincial health coverage.
Step 3: What happens after my test?
Curious about the next steps after completing your tests?
Your clinician will send a link to book your consultation to discuss your treatment plan. Keep an eye out for an email or SMS notification.
How long does it take for medication to arrive?
If prescribed, your medication will arrive within 2-3 business days.
Do I need to do more blood work in the future?
This will depend on your individual health status and the clinicians assessment. They will let you know if any further tests are needed.