Recognition of Pain, Suffering and Distress
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Pain, suffering or discomfort in laboratory animals cannot be minimised unless it is effectively recognised and properly assessed in the first instance. This course compiles current knowledge on how to recognize and assess distress/pain in most common lab animal species.
Computer assisted learning
Optional / Voluntary
Professionals (e.g. veterinarians), Scientific officers / Project managers, Managers, Technicians, Teachers and educators, Regulators and policy-makers, Researchers, Students
SMEs, Consulting, Contract Research Organizations (CROs), Governmental bodies, Industry, Academia
Continuing Professional Development, Postdoctoral (teaching and research), University (Doctoral education), University (Master), University (Bachelor)
Carrying out procedures on animals
Full coverage (a dedicated course)
Rabbits (Oryctolagus cuniculus), Rodents, Cats (Felis catus), Non-human primates, Dogs (Canis familiaris), Otters, Other Fish (other Pisces)
|Course level on animal species:||
|Details on the topic or technology covered:||
2. Painf and distress assessment
3. Species specific signs
4. Score sheets
5. Severity classification
6. Humane endpoints
|Accreditation body and/or authority that approved the education or training:||
indirectly by HPRA Health Products Regulatory Authority http://www.hpra.ie/homepage/veterinary/scientific-animal-protection/education-and-training
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