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Nonhuman primate (NHP) Training Module




Educational Objectives:

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Understand the steps required to begin nonhuman primate research.
  • Select vendors and place orders for nonhuman primates.
  • Understand the requirements for housing and managing nonhuman primates.
  • Know procedures and requirements for obtaining Veterinary and Surgical Research Services.
  • Identify hazards and health risks associated with nonhuman primate research.

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