Module 1 course is made of a theoretical part (at least 20 hours - including ethics, legislation, 3R, analgesia, pain evaluation, anesthesia, housing, breeding) and a practical part (at least 20 hours - including handling, technics of administration and sampling) Content of practical part is adapted to animal model choosed for scientific project. It exist
- A theoretical course focused on laboratory animals (mainly mice and rats, but also rabbits, farm animals, fishes, amhibians and birds)
- Diverses practical courses, focused on "mice and rats", "fishes and xenopus", pigs and sheeps; specifics practical parts focused on rabbits and pigeons are in construction
- A theoretical and practical course ( at least 40 hours) focused on wild animals (only local wild fauna - fishes, birds, reptiles, amphibians, micromammals)
Candidates must register for a theoretical part and for a specific practical part.
Those who will work with laboratory animals must select the theoretical part on laboratory animal and select the practical part corresponding to species choosed as model.
Those who will work outside of a lab with wild fauna must select theoretical and practical parts on wild animals.
Only the course focused on laboratory rodents benefits of Felasa "Category B" accreditation
Questions on course contents?
Don't hesitate to send an e-mail to Fabienne Chabaud: Fabienne.Chabaud-Barandun@chuv.ch