Basic Course in Animal Care and Ethics for Honours Students 2018

Tue, 28/02/2017 - 08:30 to 17:00

This course is only open to students enrolled in an honours program or ILP at UNSW or affliated institutions (UNSW and affiliated organisations i.e. Children's Cancer Institute, Garvan Institute, Ingham Institute, Neuroscience Research Australia, Liverpool Hospital, Prince of Wales Hospital, St George Hospital, St Vincent's Hospital, and Victor Chang).

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

Assessment: Written examination
Qualification: Certificate of Attendance

Registration closing date: To be confirmed



Event details

100
Seat availability
Free

Location

UNSW Kensington Campus

Key contact

Dr Josephine Joya
0466 778 752
animalcare@unsw.edu.au

Further Information