Lab Animal Science
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Owner/Developer: Maastricht University
|Description:||The object of this course is to present basic facts and principles that are essential for the humane use and care of laboratory animals and for the quality of research.|
Hands-on training, Lecture, Other
Beside the successful completion of a course in Lab Animal Science, an art. 9 certified researcher needs a MSc degree in a biological or zootechnical discipline including:
knowledge of basic subjects of biology up to 18.75 EVTS (18.75 European Credit Transfer System points = 500 study-hours) including:
at least 7.5 ECTS on anatomy/zoology AND 7.5 ECTS on physiology.
University (Doctoral education), Postdoctoral (teaching and research), Continuing Professional Development
Carrying out procedures on animals, Designing procedures and projects, Taking care of animals, Killing animals, Ethics, Legislative aspects
Substantial coverage (e.g. multiple modules)
Rodents, Guinea-Pigs (Cavia porcellus), Zebrafish (Danio rerio)
|Course level on animal species:||
|Details on the topic or technology covered:||
The object of this course is to present basic facts and principles that are essential for the humane use and care of laboratory animals and for the quality of research.
Directive 2010/63/EU or equivalent
|Accreditation body and/or authority that approved the education or training:||
If the participant has met all legal requirements and has succesfully passed the exam, he/she will receive a certificate. Otherwise, for example, if you have not (yet) obtained a Master degree, you will receive a written confirmation that you followed the course and succesfully passed the exam.
Number of course credits: 35. The number of credits that can be obtained after successful completion of the course is 80 SBU's / 3 ECTS.
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