Introduction to Necropsy (Rodents)
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Owner/Developer: Learning Curve Development
01 May 2017
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This interactive workshop teaches correct use of equipment, preparation of a rodent carcass, organ identification and completing a necropsy report.
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Carrying out procedures on animals, Taking care of animals
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Mice (Mus musculus), Rats (Rattus norvegicus)
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Teaches correct use of equipment, preparation of a rodent carcass, organ identification and completing a necropsy report.
Directive 2010/63/EU or equivalent
Prepare a rodent carcass for autopsy
How to use correct equipment
Identify major organs
Understand the function of major organs
Able to remove trim, clean and weigh organs and tissues
Able to complete an autopsy sheet and record findings
Able to identify and describe gross pathological changes
Able to correctly choose the correct chemical preservative for tissue.
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