Educational Materials

Regulatory Guidance: 

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.

 FilePanel Discussion - UI's Regulatory Environment for Use of Animals.pptx

Training for Personnel Working with Animals:

Animal Use Education Course

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.