LTK Module 1 - FELASA function A/C/D
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Owner/Developer: Philippe Bugnon - Maike Heimann (LTK-ETHZ)
01 January 1999
Zürich, Basel and Bern
introductory course in laboratory animal science - LTK module 1 (rodent course) with 20 hours lectures and 20 hours practical training - accredited by FELASA as EU functions A, C, D + module 10, 20 and 21.
Hands-on training, Lecture
20 hours lectures on ethics, legislation, anesthesia and analgesia, nutrition, husbandry, transportation, health, biostatistics and design, genetics and breeding, pain recognition, 3Rs and alternative methods, identification, euthanasia, blood sampling technique + 20 hours training with animal (mice and rats) for handling, restraining techniques, injections, anesthesia (inhalation and injection), blood sampling, applied 3Rs (refinement techniques)
any person who has to perform animal experimentation with rodent
Students, Researchers, Technicians, Professionals (e.g. veterinarians)
Academia, Industry, Contract Research Organizations (CROs)
High school, Technical College, Undergraduate, University (Bachelor), University (Master), University (Doctoral education), Postdoctoral (teaching and research)
Carrying out procedures on animals, Designing procedures and projects, Taking care of animals, Killing animals, Ethics, Legislative aspects
Substantial coverage (e.g. multiple modules)
|Course level on animal species:||
|Details on the topic or technology covered:||
demonstration with animals, use of visual aids (replace) for some techniques
LECTURES: knowledge in ethics, legislation, anesthesia, nutrition, husbandry, transportation, biostatistics and design, health, genetics, breeding, pain recognition, 3R and alternative methods, identification, euthanasia, blood sampling
PRACTICAL TRAINING: handling, restraining technique and injections (in mice and rats), anesthesia, blood sampling technique
|Accreditation body and/or authority that approved the education or training:||
FELASA and Swiss authorities
accreditation FELASA for basic course
official recognition for scientists in Switzerland (permission to perform experimentation)
|Statistic of impact:||
evaluation of the course + audit FELASA with interviews of participants and study directors
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