Federal law now requires that institutions provide training for anyone caring for or using laboratory animals. This volume provides the guidelines and resources needed to coordinate a quality training program, as well as to meet all legal requirements.
A core module for all personnel takes no more than four hours to present. Most staff then proceed to one or more additional skills-development modules including the species-specific module that can be customized to any species in use at the institution, the pain management module, and the surgery module.
The volume provides content information for required topics--from ethics to record keeping--and lists sources of additional publications, audiovisual programs, and computerized teaching aids.
This practical guidebook will be necessary for research institutions, particularly for staff members responsible for training coordination.
Table of Contents
|II Course Modules||9-26|
|III Content Outlines||27-84|
|V How to Develop, Deliver, and Evaluate an Educational Program||107-122|
|I Principles for the Utilization and Care of Vertebrate Animals Used in Testing, Research, and Training||125-126|
|II The Animal Welfare Information Center||127-132|
|III Sample Objectives or Self-Assessment Statements||133-140|
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