Rat Module

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This module includes the theory and practice of working with rat models. The module includes a written quiz, competency assessments in specific areas and a tour of the facility you are working in. Advanced biomethodology is offered as a separate module.

  • Animal Use Protocol (AUP)
  • Recordkeeping
  • Stressors
  • Handling techniques (Competency Assessment)
  • Environmental enrichment
  • Health monitoring
  • Identification
  • Sexing rats
  • Subcutaneous (SQ) injections(Competency Assessment)
  • Intraperitoneal (IP) injections(Competency Assessment)
  • Euthanasia

If you are unsuccessful with the quiz or the competency assessments, additional training will be scheduled.

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