BECAUSE THIS COURSE INVOLVES THE USE OF LIVE ANIMALS, IT IS STRICTLY RESERVED FOR PEOPLE WHO WILL USE THE TECHNIQUES LEARNED IN THIS COURSE !!
This tthee-day course offers in-depth training in safe and reproducible anaesthesia of laboratory rodents by world-renowned specialists.
The participants will learn:
- the important questions when developing an anaesthetic protocol for specific research questions keeping with the 3R principles
- the different possibilities for monitoring animals under anaesthesia
- the importance of analgesia and analgesic protocol
- strategies to recognize anaesthetic emergencies and solutions.
After lectures on the pharmacology, application and monitoring of anaesthesia and analgesia with added new research data, participants train the most important techniques in small groups supervised closely by specialist available to assist and answer further questions.
This course is addressing researchers with basic knowledge of anaesthesia and analgesia from the M1 course or similar.
The course consists in three parts: homework to be completed on an EU elearning platform (one day) - online course with Prof Paul Flecknell (one day) - practical training with rodents (one day)
The participants must be involved in animal experiments using anesthesia (as experimenter, study director).
This course is recognized as continuing education in Switzerland by the Federation of Swiss Cantonal Veterinary Officers (VSKT) for 2 days of continuing educattion.
Universities in Switzerland: CHF: 500.-
Industry, external person and institutions from abroad: CHF 760.-
Please note that we will charge you the full fees in case of a late cancellation of the course (within 3 weeks before start of the course) or in case of absence. It is the responsibility of the participant to inform the organizer of the course about the cancellation before the deadline of 3 weeks before the course to avoid the billing of the course. To charge for cancellations is common practice by other providers, too. The new proceedings for education courses became necessary due to an increasing extent of short term cancellations in training modules.
Insurance is responsibility of each participant.