Education course on animal experimentation - Module 1

Module 1 course content:

The Module 1 course consists of a theoretical part and a practical part, each comprising a minimum of 20 hours of education. The course content is adapted to the animals involved in the experiments.

Existing theoretical courses:

  • A 20-hour theoretical course devoted to laboratory rodents and other laboratory animals (mainly rats and mice).
  • A 14-hour theoretical course dedicated to zebrafish, plus 6 hours of "Legislation, Ethics & 3Rs" theoretical training.
  • A 4-hour theory course devoted to pigs, which requires prior completion of the 20-hour "Rodents and other laboratory animals" theory course.

Existing practical courses:

  • A 20-hour practical course on laboratory rodents (rats and mice).
  • A 20-hour practical course on zebrafish.
  • A 20-hour practical course on pigs.
  • A 20-hour practical course on rabbits.
  • A 40-hour theoretical and practical course devoted exclusively to local wildlife (fish, birds, amphibians, reptiles and small mammals).

Each Module 1 candidate must enroll in a theory course as well as the practical course of interest.

Only the Module 1 course for laboratory rodents is recognized by FELASA for EU functions ACD.

If you have any questions about course content, please send an e-mail to Christelle Cadilhac:

CHUV-Epalinges - CLEB 01 101 - Av. des Boveresses 155 - CH-1011 Lausanne
Tel. +41 21 314 68 16
Fax +41 21 314 67 03
Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois (CHUV)Hôpitaux Universitaires de Genève (HUG)Ludwig Cancer ResearchUniversité de GenèveUniversité de LausanneÉcole polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL)