187.625.81 ANIMALS IN RESEARCH: LAW, POLICY, AND HUMANE SCIENCES
Introduces students to the principles, laws, and policies that influence the use of animal and alternative, non-animal-based (humane sciences) research techniques in biomedical research.
Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
describe the principles that govern the use of laboratory animals in research,
identify the steps by which biomedical research involving animals is reviewed by Animal Care and Use Committees (IACUCs)
explain the guiding principles of humane science, including the "3Rs" -- reduction, refinement and replacement,
assess the ways in which the application of humane science principles in biomedical research can lead to more robust scientific methodology and results
Introduction to Online Learning is required prior to participating in any of the School's Internet-based courses..