The Laboratory Animal Science European Union - FELASA function A/B/C/D
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Owner/Developer: Laboratory for Research of the Musculoskeletal System, School of Medicine, University of Athens, KAT Hospital (EEBEZE / HSBLAS)
01 April 2016
|Description:||The Laboratory Animal Science European Union Functions Course takes place at the Laboratory for Research of the Musculoskeletal System of the National & Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece, and covers the Modules which are necessary for people who perform the four functions, as stated in article 23 of the Directive 2010/63/EU. The Course covers basic training modules for researchers and personnel who perform procedures (function A), take care of animals (function C), euthanize animals (function D) and design procedures and projects (function B). The LAS EU Functions Course has been accredited by the Education & Training Board of FELASA, according to the Board’s accreditation scheme which ensures high quality education in LAS, following the requirements stated in the Directive 2010/63/EU and the European Commission Guidelines (Working document on the development of a common education and training framework to fulfill the requirements under the Directive (Brussels, 19-20 February 2014). The Course is included in the list of Accredited Courses of the FELASA website and has the code number F056/16.|
|References:||ETPLAS - LAS Courses in Greece https://www.etplas.eu|
Hands-on training, Lecture
For Function B certification a relevant academic qualification is required (BSc, MSc, PhD degree). For Function A, C, D certification a high-school diploma is the minimum requirement. The applicants are requested to explain the reason(s) for applying for the Course and to describe their current or future involvement in laboratory animal work or biomedical research or relevant scientific interest in the application form. They are also requested to have a good understanding of the English language.
Preparation: Access information, pre-reading and other instructions are sent by e-mail to participants few days before the Course. Reading Directive 2010/63/EU or PD 56/2013 is important (download link).
Professionals (e.g. veterinarians), Students, Researchers, Technicians
Continuing Professional Development, Postdoctoral (teaching and research)
Models of animals (e.g. mannequins, simulators, cadavers), Carrying out procedures on animals, Designing procedures and projects, Taking care of animals, Killing animals, Ethics, Legislative aspects
Full coverage (a dedicated course)
Rodents, Mice (Mus musculus)
|Course level on animal species:||
Directive 2010/63/EU or equivalent
based on FELASA
|Accreditation body and/or authority that approved the education or training:||
The Course is included in the list of Accredited Courses of the FELASA website and has the code number F056/16.
The LAS EU Functions Course has been accredited by the Education & Training Board of FELASA, according to the Board’s accreditation scheme which ensures high quality education in LAS, following the requirements stated in the Directive 2010/63/EU and the European Commission Guidelines (Working document on the development of a common education and training framework to fulfill the requirements under the Directive (Brussels, 19-20 February 2014). The Course is included in the list of Accredited Courses of the FELASA website:
code number F056/16.
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