This on-line educational program is intended to provide an overview of ANA testing methods, ANA pattern identification, and the clinical significance of ANA results. The material presented will be of practical use to laboratory technologists, pathologists, clinicians, and rheumatologists. The academic level of the material will be intermediate, however, those who are new to the field or unfamiliar with pattern interpretation will benefit from this course.
This training program consists of approximately 50 panels of information, images of ANA patterns, and practice questions.
A graded quiz of 12 questions is offered at the conclusion of the program. The user can access the quiz at any time and can retake the quiz as often as they would like. The program keeps track of your score and if the quiz is retaken you will be able to see how you compare to previous scores.