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Laboratory Animal Science - Supplementing online course

This on-line course is a supplementing course for persons who previously have participated in a EU function AD course. The course provides qualification for persons responsible for animal experiments (license holders, EU function B) and complies to legal requirements for qualification of persons working with laboratory animals, according Danish law, Bekendtgørelse om dyreforsøg, corresponding to European law (EU Directive 2010/63/EU). PhD student can participate in this course if they previously have participated in Laboratory Animal Science 1, for achieving qualification for applying a license for performing animal research.

Outcome: This course offers qualification for designing, executing and evaluating animal experiments. The course is a legal requirement for seeking a license from the Danish Animal Experiments Directorate.

Teaching methods: Online self-study

Course content: Ethics, animal welfare and the Three Rs, Design of procedures and projects, Project Evaluations, and Information provision and retrieval.

Course director: Associate Professor, PhD Peter Bollen, Biomedical Laboratory.

Exam: Your performance is evaluated by self-tests.

ECTS credits: 3 ECTS.

Venue: This course is Internet based.

Course fee: The course is free of charge for PhD students from the Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Southern Denmark and other PhD students enrolled in Universities that have joined the "Open market agreement". The course fee for all other participants is DKK 2835,-