Lab Education from North Dakota (LEND)

LEND has been providing continuing education (CE) to laboratory professionals since 1977.

Earning continuing education (CE) credits through LEND is easy! Our online courses provide CE credits for ASCP, NCA, and AMT certification maintenance and also state license renewal requirements. Our courses are offered 100% online.

LEND is approved as a provider of continuing education programs in the medical/clinical laboratory sciences by the ASCLS P.A.C.E Program.

Course Offerings

Case Studies

10 contact hours

Molecular Diagnostics

10.25 contact hours

About LEND

LEND is a a division within the Medical Laboratory Science program at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences.


The mission of the LEND program is to provide quality contemporary information and experiences to medical laboratory professionals.

Program Goal

The goal of LEND is to provide clinical laboratory professionals with current information relevant to everyday activities in the ever-changing medical laboratory profession.


  • To foster and support continuing professional development of laboratory professionals.
  • To provide convenient access to continuing education for laboratory professionals through distance learning technology.
  • To provide high quality continuing education courses by recruiting local, regional, and nationally recognized experts in Clinical Laboratory Science as presenters and case-study writers.

Copyright Statement

This program is copyrighted by the UND Department of Medical Laboratory Science.  All rights reserved. No part of this program may be reproduced/duplicated in any form or by any means, without the prior written permission from the UND MLS program.