The University of Georgia regards the use of animals in research and instruction to be an integral component of continued progress in science, medicine, education, and agriculture. Federal laws and guidelines, as well as our own ethical obligations, require us to ensure that all personnel working with animals are appropriately qualified and trained.
In order to meet these obligations, the following mandatory courses/forms are required prior to approval of all Animal Use Protocols.
|UGA IACUC 101||Online Learning Library||3 years|
|Staying Healthy||Online Learning Library||None *|
|Occupational Health Questionnaire||Complete this form online at UGA Occupational Health Questionnaire||Recommend yearly updates|
|Facility-Specific Orientation||Contact Animal Vivarium Supervisor||prior to gaining access to the facility|
|UGA IACUC 101 Refresher||Online (Learning Library)||3 years|
|Continued Education (1 hour) **||Online (Learning Library) or other outside training||Documentation required every 3 years|
|Facility-Specific Orientation||Contact Animal Vivarium Supervisor||Only if inactive for >1 year|
- Sharps Training on the AALAS Learning Library – this course will be mandatory for all persons included on an Animal Use Protocol in January 2018, but is available now (.5 hour)
- A huge variety of other courses on the AALAS Learning Library covering all aspects of animal-based research
- Detailed descriptions for Common Technical Procedures for common laboratory animals.
- Interactive website to help in the design of animal experiments at www.3Rs-Reduction.co.uk
- Species-specific technique training by request
- Additional training on animal research regulations and guidelines or public outreach available by request
For additional information or to request training, please contact the Research Training Core at firstname.lastname@example.org