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RUMINANT TRAINING MODULE
MODULE INTRODUCTION
RUMINANT TRAINING MODULE: INTRODUCTION
Section 1: Ordering, Sourcing & Quarantine (WITH QUIZ)
Section 2: Transfer & Transport (WITH QUIZ)
Section 3: Occupational Health & Safety (WITH QUIZ)
Section 4: Ruminant Care, Husbandry & Management (WITH QUIZ)
Section 5: Ruminant Behavior (WITH QUIZ)
Section 6: Veterinary Care and Health Monitoring (WITH QUIZ)
Section 7: Surgery, Manipulations and Euthanasia (WITH QUIZ)
Section 8: Policies (WITH QUIZ)
EVALUATION
CERTIFICATE

MODULE INTRODUCTION

Target Audience:

All faculty, animal facility staff, and other personnel who use ruminants (e.g. cows, sheep, goats) in biomedical research.

Educational Objectives:

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

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

Authors:

Denise Capozzi - Denise Capozzi, VMD, ACLAM, Director of Education and Compliance for the Animal Care and Use program, Research Conduct and Compliance Office, University of Pittsburgh.
No relationships with industry relevant to the content of this educational activity have been disclosed.

Marilee Rose - Marilee Rose, AHT, RLATG, ILAM, Training and Compliance Coordinator for the Animal Care and Use Program, Research Conduct and Compliance office, University of Pittsburgh.
No relationships with industry relevant to the content of this educational activity have been disclosed.

Robert Wagner - Robert Wagner, VMD, Clinical Veterinarian, Division of Laboratory Animal Resources, University of Pittsburgh.
No relationships with industry relevant to the content of this educational activity have been disclosed.

Susan Meyers - Susan Meyers, MS, Education and Compliance Coordinator for the Animal Care and Use program, Research Conduct and Compliance Office, University of Pittsburgh.
No relationships with industry relevant to the content of this educational activity have been disclosed.


Authors disclosure of relevant financial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services, used on, or consumed by, patients is listed above. No other planners, members of the planning committee, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships to disclose.

The University of Pittsburgh is an affirmative action, equal opportunity institution.

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