27th February 2018, 8:30am

Basic Course in Animal Care and Ethics for Honours Students 2018

  • Organised By: Research Ethics and Compliance Support
  • Category: Seminars or Workshops

This course is only open to students enrolled in an honours program at UNSW or affliated institutions (e.g. NeuRA, Liverpool Hospital, St George Hospital, Prince of Wales Hospital, CCIA)

Program: 8:30am to 5:00pm
•    Introduction to Ethical issues related to the use of animals for scientific
     purposes
•    Overview of the Australian Code of Practice and current legislations
•    Responsibilities with animal use
•    Introduction to the promotion of animal wellbeing
•    Normal animal behaviour, identification  and management of pain and
     distress
•    Assessing impact of common procedures
•    Introduction to animal handling  and  basic scientific techniques used
     with laboratory animals

Cost: Free

Assessment: Written examination

Qualification: Certificate of Attendance

Registration closing date: To be confirmed

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