Lectures and seminars Webinar: “24 caring steps for refining in-vivo research and improving animal welfare”
This webinar will discuss important principles to make our animals happy and to carry out our in-vivo experiments successful.
The aim of these CPD (Continuing professional development) is to follow the legal requirements for maintenance and demonstration of competence in laboratory animal science, and to facilitate the implementations of the 3R’s in routine animal work.
“24 caring steps for refining in-vivo research and improving animal welfare”
A pro-active approach towards refining husbandry and experimental procedures is critical to foster a culture of care. This implies scientists’ and institutional commitment to improve animal welfare, scientific quality, care of the staff and transparency for the stakeholders.
This webinar will discuss important principles to make our animals happy and to carry out our in-vivo experiments successful. Specific elements that will be discussed include:
- Harm-benefit analysis
- Prepare and arrive
- Post approval compliance
Standards of care
- Culture of care
- Single housing, permanent mating
- Model: importance of the background
- Score sheet
- End points
- Perioperative care
- Anaesthesia safety
- Hygiene and asepsis
- Completeness of data
Dr. Alessandra Bergadano, PD, DVM, Dr.Med.Vet., Dip.ECVAA, Dip. ECLAM, PhD, University of Bern, Switzerland.
Register here (by Feb 24).