ECLAM Training Programme at the Central Animal Facility (CAF) of Hannover Medical School (ECLAM Training Programme at the Central Animal Facility (CAF) of Hannover Medical School)
Owner/Developer: European College of Laboratory Animal Medicine (ECLAM)
The Hannover training protocol comprises four years of supervised training (4 years
residency), postgraduate education and experience in Laboratory Animal Science
and Comparative Medicine as well as in supporting disciplines.
Specific laboratories/units at the Institute for Laboratory Animal Science and the
Central Animal Facility of the Hannover Medical School (MHH) cover the following
topics in routine monitoring as well as research:
Health Monitoring & Pathology
Perioperative Care (including anaesthesia and analgesia)
The resident will work and receive training for two 3 to 5-month periods in each
laboratory/unit. A complete overview of all aspects of a large animal facility will be
conveyed; this includes the design as well as the organisation and management of a
facility that covers a range of different animal species (bred and maintained).
Hands-on training, Lecture
ECLAM only accepts members who practise scientific, evidence-based veterinary medicine, which complies
with animal welfare legislation.
Regulators and policy-makers, Teachers and educators, Scientific officers / Project managers
Academia, Industry, Governmental bodies, Contract Research Organizations (CROs), SMEs
Continuing Professional Development
Carrying out procedures on animals, Designing procedures and projects, Taking care of animals, Killing animals, Ethics, Legislative aspects
Full coverage (a dedicated course)
|Course level on animal species:||
Basic course, Advanced course
|Details on the topic or technology covered:||
Module 1: Provision of advice and veterinary services regarding transport, import and export of animals
Module 2: Provision of advice regarding animal husbandry, housing and care
Module 3: Surveillance of health status; prevention, detection, treatment and control of disease (including
zoonoses) and disaster planning in case of outbreaks
Module 4: Advise researchers, person(s) responsible for the project and the AWB on study related matters
of animal health and welfare, animal models, experimental design, implementation of the 3Rs and severity
assessment of procedures
Module 5: Recommendations for non-surgical and surgical interventions. Provision of advice and guidance
for anaesthesia, analgesia, surgery, peri-operative care and alleviation of pain, suffering and distress in
relation to experimental protocols
Module 6: Assess the well-being of animals and assign severity classification
Regulations, Ethics, Training, and Facility Design
Directive 2010/63/EU or equivalent
written on first page of pdf entitled "ECLAM_modular training document October 2017", that has been
attached to the survey
|Accreditation body and/or authority that approved the education or training:||
Diploma for ECLAM Diplomate (expert of laboratory animal escience within Europe, level 8)
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