IACUC 101 and 201 PLUS Workshops: September 19-20, 2012 in Little Rock, AR


Notice Number: NOT-OD-12-138

Key Dates

Release Date: August 24, 2012  

Issued by

National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Purpose

IACUC 101 and 201 PLUS Workshops will be held on September 19-20, 2012 in Little Rock, Arkansas. Support for this program was provided in part by the NIH Office of Laboratory Animal Welfare.

Program descriptions

IACUC 101 – is a one-day didactic and interactive exploration of IACUC fundamentals appropriate for new and seasoned IACUC members, IACUC affiliates, and individuals responsible for their institution's animal care program. The course provides a basic yet comprehensive overview of the laws, regulations, and policies that govern the humane care and use of research animals. Participants have the opportunity to practice what they have learned when they are challenged to consider, deliberate, and develop action plans for a variety of potential IACUC scenarios.

IACUC 201 PLUS – is highly interactive advanced program that builds upon the fundamentals learned in IACUC 101, applying them to the process and mechanisms of ensuring compliance. The program includes six workshops delivered to three audience tracks based on IACUC role, responsibility, and interests. Workshops address protocol review, program review, facility inspection plus additional timely topics. The program also includes a complex faculty scenario that combines multiple IACUC challenges.

Program information

For program, registration and accommodation information, visit IACUC 101.

Inquiries

For questions or further information, contact:

Office of Laboratory Animal Welfare
Office of Extramural Research
National Institutes of Health
RKL1, Suite 360
6705 Rockledge Drive
Bethesda, MD 20892-7982
Phone: 301-496-7163
Fax: 301-915-9481
Email: olaw@od.nih.gov
Web: http://olaw.nih.gov/


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