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The IACUC Rat Handling and Techniques class is a hands-on wet lab designed to teach students basic techniques in rat handling. Techniques taught include restraint, simple injections, bleeding techniques, anesthesia, and euthanasia. This course is mandatory for all Laboratory Animal Coordinators in laboratories working with live rats. All UNC rat handlers are welcome to attend.  Alternatively, training and certification may be provided through a certified proficient Laboratory Animal Coordinator. 



Prerequisites: Research Profile, Lab Worker Form, Animal Handler Form, and IACUC/DLAM on-line orientation (http://cfx3.research.unc.edu/iacuc_reg/).

  Location: Glaxo Research Building, room 148
  Date: Tuesday, July 31, 2012
  Time: 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
  Sponsor: Office of Animal Care and Use
  Price: Free
  For more information, contact the event administrator: Rene Cutting iacuc@med.unc.edu