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University of Oldenburg
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neu751 - Laboratory Animal Science
Department of Neurosciences 3 KP
Module components Semester courses Wintersemester 2021/2022 Examination
Lecture
Exercises
Notes for the module
Prerequisites
none
Capacity / number of participants 10 (
Registration procedure / selection criteria: StudIP, sequence of registration
)
Time of examination
immediately before the practical part
Module examination
written exam of 90 minutes
Skills to be acquired in this module
++ Expt. Methods
+ Independent Research
+ Scient. Literature
++ Social skills
++ Interdiscipl. knowlg
+ Scientific English
++ Ethics

Upon successful completion of this course, students
  • know the relevant EU legislation governing animal welfare and are able to explain its meaning in common language
  • understand and are able to critically discuss salient ethical concepts in animal experimentation, such as the three Rs and humane endpoint. 
  • have basic knowledge of the biology and husbandry of laboratory animal species held at the University of Oldenburg (rodents or birds or fish)
  • are able to critically assess the needs and welfare of animals without compromising scientific integrity of the investigation
  • have practical skills in handling small rodents or birds or fish
  • have profound knowledge of anaesthesia, analgesia and basic principles of surgery.
  • have practised invasive procedures and euthanasia. 

NOTE: These objectives aim to satisfy the requirements for EU directive A „Persons carrying out animal experiments“ and EU directive D „Persons killing animals”. 

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