Each of the Applied Laboratory Animal Medicine modules is a one-week placement at a regional training centers to acquire practical and applied skills. The regional training centers are Association for Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care (AAALAC) accredited facilities.
The Certificate in Laboratory Animal Medicine is endorsed by the American Society of Laboratory Animal Practitioners.
Licensed U.S. Veterinarians working in the field of Laboratory Animal Medicine.
Learning OutcomesAt the end of the applied placements, the successful participant will be able to
- Identify the diverse roles of the laboratory animal veterinarian in United States research settings.
- Efficiently seek and extract information from a range of human and inanimate resources to effectively solve problems in their home institution related to laboratory animal medicine.
- Proficiently perform a range of clinical techniques, document reviews, and ethical decision-making tasks necessary for effective job performance.
- Establish and develop training activities for research teams to enhance competency and promote refinement of animal use.
- Apply a range of techniques and practices to effectively communicate with facility personnel and research teams.
- Review and appraise the overall institutional animal care and use program to ensure compliance with local, state, and federal oversight requirements.
Pre-requisite: Introduction to Laboratory Animal Medicine – Theory
Applies Towards the Following Certificates
*Course details are subject to change.