Animal Management and Welfare
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Owner/Developer: University of Oxford
01 April 2017
|Description:||The courses for function A to D cover the "Core" and "Function Specific" modules as detailed in the endorsed EU Document (see pages 37 and 38 in http://ec.europa.eu/environment/chemicals/lab_animals/pdf/guidance/education_training/en.pdf ), as well as the following additional "Task specific" Modules 20 Anaesthesia for minor procedures 21 Advanced anaesthesia 22 Principles of surgery Practicals can involve demonstration with live animals, including demonstration of principles, but under UK law, practical competence in techniques using living animals, that could cause pain, suffering, distress or lasting harm will be achieved, under supervision, only when persons begin their work after having obtained a license. Further information can be found on the Course Syllabus http://www.vet.ox.ac.uk/training/syllabus.html|
|References:||Uk ETPLAS courses: http://www.etplas.eu/index.php?id=6316 Course PDF: http://www.etplas.eu/fileadmin/user_upload/ETPLAS/Course_forms/UK_April_2017_Oxford.pdf|
Hands-on training, Lecture
High School minimum for function A,C,D.
University degree for function B
Professionals (e.g. veterinarians), Students, Researchers
Continuing Professional Development
Carrying out procedures on animals, Designing procedures and projects, Taking care of animals, Killing animals
Partial coverage (e.g. a module)
Ferrets (Mustela putorius furo), Mice (Mus musculus), Rats (Rattus norvegicus), Guinea-Pigs (Cavia porcellus), Other birds (other Aves), Zebrafish (Danio rerio)
|Details on the topic or technology covered:||
1. Historical background
Legislation and attitudes to animals and animal welfare in the UK.
2. An introduction to ethical aspects of the use of animals in scientific procedures
3. The Animals (Scientific Procedures) Act 1986
The Certificate of Designation
The Project Licence
The Personal Licence
Home Office guidance on the operation of the Act
Home Office code of good practice for the housing and care of animals used in scientific procedures
Other codes of good practice and guidelines
4. Other relevant legislation
Directive 2010/63/EU or equivalent
The courses for function A to D cover the "Core" and "Function Specific" modules as detailed in the endorsed EU Document (see pages 37 and 38 in
as well as the following additional "Task specific" Modules
20 Anaesthesia for minor procedures
21 Advanced anaesthesia
22 Principles of surgery
|Accreditation body and/or authority that approved the education or training:||
Functions A,C,D accredited by FELASA (www.felasa.eu) Function A,B,C,D accredited by the UK accreditation body (Universities' Accreditation Group)
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