Common Day 1 and Specific Day 2 course (Common Day 1 and Specific Day 2 course)
Owner/Developer: LAST Ireland
Last-Ireland is a training programme and support structure to help the
scientific community in Ireland to use research animals in accordance with best international and national practices.
Optional / Voluntary
This Module is a requirement for all workers who wish to use animals for research in Ireland.
Students, Researchers, Regulators and policy-makers, Teachers and educators, Technicians, Managers, Scientific officers / Project managers, Professionals (e.g. veterinarians)
Academia, Industry, Governmental bodies, Contract Research Organizations (CROs), Consulting, SMEs
University (Bachelor), University (Master), University (Doctoral education), Postdoctoral (teaching and research), Continuing Professional Development
Ethics, Legislative aspects, Carrying out procedures on animals, Taking care of animals
Full coverage (a dedicated course)
Other species, Rodents, Xenopus (Xenopus laevis and Xenopus tropicalis), Zebrafish (Danio rerio)
|Details on the topic or technology covered:||
History & Evolution of Science & Ethics EU Modules 2&9
Development of the Legislation EU Modules 1
Implementation of Directive 2010/63/EU Lecture by HPRA Inspector EU Modules 1
Euthanasia Theory EU Modules 6.1
Recognition of Pain, Suffering and Distress EU Modules 5
Design & Management of Procedures and Project EU Modules 10
Animal specified factors affecting Research EU Modules 10
The Day 2 module is species specific.
Currently we have modules covering:
Rodents, Aquatics species ( including toads), Large Farm animals, Wildlife,
The areas taught are:
Basic & Applied Biology 3.1
Principles of Surgery 22
Minimally Invasive Procedures without Anaesthesia 7
Anaesthesia for Minor Procedures 20
Advanced Anaesthesia 21
Animal Care, Health & Management.
Directive 2010/63/EU or equivalent
|Accreditation body and/or authority that approved the education or training:||
HPRA (health products regulatory authority)
Universities Audit Group
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