Beginner's Guide to Toxicology (Beginner's Guide to Toxicology)
Owner/Developer: Chemical Watch (CW)
The course is designed to be as engaging as it is informative, utilising a rich mix of content types.
Computer assisted learning, Interactive online resources, Recorded tutorial
Optional / Voluntary
Students, Researchers, Regulators and policy-makers, Teachers and educators, Technicians, Scientific officers / Project managers, Professionals (e.g. veterinarians), General public
Academia, Industry, Governmental bodies, Contract Research Organizations (CROs), Consulting, SMEs
Undergraduate, University (Bachelor), University (Master), University (Doctoral education), Postdoctoral (teaching and research), Continuing Professional Development
In vitro methods
Substantial coverage (e.g. multiple modules)
No species is addressed specifically
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Test guidelines (OECD, ISO, etc.)
Define the terms 'in vitro', 'ex vivo', 'in vivo'
Explain what is meant by the term 'alternative methods' and how the 3R’s form part of these
Describe what other non-animal alternatives are available for finding test data
Explain what is meant by in vivo studies and two of the main issues regarding their use
Define the term ‘adverse outcome pathways’ (AOP)
Identify the three main pieces of information which are required to develop an AOP
Explain the usefulness of AOP in toxicology
Identify two current issues related to the use of AOP
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