Laboratory Animal Science for Researchers (Laboratory Animal Science for Researchers)
Owner/Developer: Lund University
01 January 2017
This is a compulsory course for doctoral students at Lund University who aim to work with animals. You will register specifically for the species you aim to work with. No previous qualifications required. The course is equivalent to a FELASA B level but not yet formally certified by Felasa.
Hands-on training, Interactive online resources
40 hours (online part)
Students, Researchers, Technicians
Academia, Industry, Contract Research Organizations (CROs)
University (Doctoral education), Postdoctoral (teaching and research), Continuing Professional Development
Replacement, Reduction, Refinement
Other, Carrying out procedures on animals, Killing animals, Ethics, Legislative aspects
Full coverage (a dedicated course)
Mice (Mus musculus), Rats (Rattus norvegicus), Guinea-Pigs (Cavia porcellus), Hamsters (Mesocricetus auratus [Syrian] & cricetulus griseus [Chinese]), Rabbits (Oryctolagus cuniculus), Pigs (Sus scrofa domesticus), Other birds (other Aves), Reptiles (Reptilia), Zebrafish (Danio rerio), Other Fish (other Pisces), Other species
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Module 1: Ethics and Animal Use
Module 2: Swedish Legislation
Module 3: Animal Records
Module 4: Identification Methods
Module 5: Humane Endpoints
Module 6: Biology
Module 7: Ethology
Module 8: Husbandry
Module 9: Animal Care and Supervision
Module 10: Anaesthesia, Analgesia and Euthanasia
Module 11: Diseases in Laboratory Animals
Module 12: Animal Experimental Methodology
Module 13: Genetically Modified Organisms
Module 14: Alternative Methods
Module 15: Safety in Biomedical Facilities
Directive 2010/63/EU or equivalent
The course is equivalent to a FELASA B level but not yet formally certified by Felasa.
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Certificate valid for operate with animals.
3 University credits for the full course, 2 credits when the practical part is not completed.
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