- Working With Animals In Biomedical Research—Refresher Course
- Investigators, Staff and Students, Basic Course
- Reducing Pain and Distress in Laboratory Mice and Rats
- Biomedical Research Investigators and Key Personnel, Refresher Course
- Aseptic Surgery
- Essentials for IACUC Members
Species specific courses for working with animals in Biomedical Research: Amphibians, Cats, Dogs, Gerbils, Guinea Pigs, Hamsters, Mice, Nonhuman Primates, Rabbits, Rats, Swine
Other courses of interest: Wildlife research, Good Laboratory Practice (GLP), Disaster Planning: Animal Care and Use Research, and more.
Research Animal Resources (RAR) Training
Note: Some training may be mandatory depending on facility and animal use.
- Orientation and Initial Clearance
- SPF Microisolator Technique Training
- Nonhuman Primate Handling
- Mouse or Rat Basics
Some training is offered intermittently: Species specific blood collection techniques, animal handling, CO2 euthanasia, rodent gavage, techniques of asepsis for rodent surgery, suture techniques, rodent anesthesia. Sign up for the rar-talk listserv to receive notices.
Other Training Resources
EHS Training may be mandatory depending on agent use and activities.
- Biological Materials
- Chemicals & Other Substances
- Equipment & Protective Clothing
- Hazardous Waste
- Public & Facility Safety
- Radioactive Materials
- Research Safety Supervision
NIH OLAW Training
The NIH OLAW Training videos cover a number of areas relevant to IACUC compliance.
- Working Safely with Nonhuman Primates
- Working with the Laboratory Dog
- Training in Survival Rodent Surgery
- Training in Basic Biomethodology for Laboratory Mice
- Training in Basic Biomethodology for Laboratory Rats
- Principles of Rodent Surgery for the New Surgeon