The course for person designing procedures and projects - Function B
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Owner/Developer: Laboratory Animal Centre, University of Helsinki
01 March 2017
|Description:||Laboratory Animal Centre of the University of Helsinki arranges the course for persons carrying out procedures (for Functions A & D) three times every year: twice in English and Once in Finnish. The course for persons designing procedures and projects (Function B) is arranged once a year in English. Laboratory Animal Centre arranges a Functon B course for researchers "The use of animals in research: course for people designing procedures and projects" once a year. This course together with the course for the people carrying out procedures on animals and a relevant higher academic degree gives legal competence (according to Act 497/2013 and Decree 564/2013) to design procedures and projects. The course for the person carrying out procedures on animals must be completed in order to be accepted into this course|
|References:||ETPLAS courses in Finland: https://www.etplas.eu|
Hands-on training, Lecture
To get into the Function B course, an applicant must have carried out the Function A course (Course for the person carrying out procedures).
Students have to have a purpose of the course, i.e. they will work with laboratory animals in the near future and they belong to research group at University of Helsinki.
Researchers, Students, Technicians
Continuing Professional Development
Designing procedures and projects, Models of animals (e.g. mannequins, simulators, cadavers), Carrying out procedures on animals, Taking care of animals, Killing animals, Ethics, Legislative aspects
Substantial coverage (e.g. multiple modules)
Mice (Mus musculus), Rats (Rattus norvegicus)
|Course level on animal species:||
|Details on the topic or technology covered:||
Ethics, Design, Anaesthesia and analgesia
Directive 2010/63/EU or equivalent
EU's education and training framework with its outcomes in functions B
|Accreditation body and/or authority that approved the education or training:||
The course is accredited by FELASA
The Function B course merits 3 ECTS credits.
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