IACUC Implements New Online Training Resource
The Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals, the Animal Welfare Act, PHS Policy, and Emory’s PHS Assurance require that all personnel involved in the handling and experimental manipulation of animals are required to be adequately trained. The Principal Investigator (PI) of each animal care and use protocol assures the IACUC that all personnel listed on the protocol with responsibilities of animal handling, performing animal procedures, or animal care are adequately trained. To assist the PIs with this responsibility, the IACUC has implemented the AALAS Learning Library (ALL) as the online resource to be used for mandatory IACUC training as well as to augment animal training of research personnel, students, facility staff, and IACUC members. For information including access procedures, please see Online Training. Please note the following:
- The IACUC will accept CITI course completions until December 31, 2013.
- Courses previously taken at the CITI website do not have to be retaken in the AALAS Learning Library.
- All of the AALAS Learning Library courses are free for Emory personnel and visiting researchers. You must follow the enrollment procedures and enroll through the Emory portal however.
- A course completion certificate and a transcript of all courses taken are available for printout.
In addition to the mandatory courses required by the IACUC, the AALAS Learning Library offers many other courses on many topics. Please see the course catalog at the AALAS Learning Library website when you enroll.
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