LTK Module 20 - Introductory Course in Laboratory Animal Science: "Non rodent" species
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Owner/Developer: University of Zurich (UZH)
The course is primarily aimed at persons conducting animal experiments with animal species other than laboratory rodents. In order to fulfill the legal requirements of 40 h training and be entitled to the certificate for “Persons conducting animal experiments”, each participant is expected to attend the lectures in general theory and 3 days of training related to the species of choice.
Hands-on training, Lecture
The participant must prove that they are going to undertake animal experiment in the near future.
Researchers, Scientific officers / Project managers
Continuing Professional Development
Models of animals (e.g. mannequins, simulators, cadavers), Carrying out procedures on animals, Taking care of animals
Full coverage (a dedicated course)
No species is addressed specifically
|Course level on animal species:||
|Details on the topic or technology covered:||
– Biology of the species or group of species and special
– Husbandry, capture, handling
– Identification, marking, fixation
– Diseases, indicators of disturbed welfare, euthanasia
– Anesthesia and analgesia
– Interventions and sampling methods
– Specific requirements concerning experimental design
– Behaviour, indicators of stress and pain
– Animal models
|Accreditation body and/or authority that approved the education or training:||
Federation of Swiss Cantonal Veterinary Officers (VSKT)
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