eModule : Recognition and Prevention of Pain, Suffering and Distress in Laboratory Animals
This eModule provides an introduction to the recognition and prevention of pain, suffering and distress in laboratory animals, to the level required to meet the learning objectives in EU Module 5.
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|Recognition and Prevention of Pain, Suffering and Distress in Laboratory Animals|
|EU05 Section 1 : Why Animal Welfare Matters||00:06:00|
|An introduction to why animal welfare matters and how in addition to ethical considerations, poor welfare can impact research.|
|EU05 Section 2 : Clinically Assessing Animals||00:22:00|
|Carrying out clinical assessments, including optional examples of fish welfare.|
|EU05 Section 3 : Scoring Systems for Welfare Assessment||00:19:00|
|Using scoring systems for structured welfare assessments in rats and mice.|
|EU05 Section 4 : Identifying Causes and Treatments||00:20:00|
|Deciding what actions to take when dealing with laboratory animal welfare problems.|
|EU05 Section 5 : Humane Endpoints and Severity Classifications||00:12:00|
|Applying humane endpoints and assessing cumulative severity.|
|EU05 Animal Welfare Notes||00:00:00|
|Easy access to all of the images, video and text in the eModule.|
|EU05 Vet Records||00:00:00|
|Examples of welfare problems in a range of species.|