The following is a slide set used for a panel discussion with UI researchers in the spring of 2015, regarding the regulatory environment of animal research.
Training for Personnel Working with Animals:
The appropriate modules of the Animal Use Education Course via CITI online training must be successfully completed prior to addition of an individual to an Animal Protocol.
- The Working with the IACUC module and applicable species-specific module(s) are required for all personnel.
- The Aseptic Surgery CITI module is required for those individuals performing non-survival or survival surgery.
- A short training video and associated quiz via ICON is also required for survival surgeries only.
All other modules are recommended but not required.
Occupational Health & Safety Questionnaire
This required questionnaire is sent to the individual's University of Iowa email address upon receipt of an Animal Protocol or amendment.