Course name

Institution

Universiteit Antwerpen

Location

Antwerp, Belgium

Language

English

Public contact e-mail

[email protected]

Delivery methods

Online

Classroom

Group assignments

Accreditation and Approval

Is the course accredited

Yes, by: FELASA from 2020-01-01 to 2025-01-01

Reference: 037

Course is approved by the authority

Departement Dierenwelzijn - Vlaamse overheid, from 2014-01-01 to 2030-01-01

Reference: Categorie C - no reference number is given

Education and time investments

Minimum education

Bachelor's Degree

Time investments

Self-learning: Undefined

Timetabled attendance: 65 hours

Assessment: Undefined

Modules
Core
Modules Designation Species
1 National legislation (Member-state)
2 Ethics, animal welfare and the Three Rs (level 1)
3.1 Basic and appropriate biology – species specific (theory) Fish, Rabbit, Rat, Mongolian gerbil, Chinese hamster, Syrian (golden) hamster, Guinea pig, Mouse
4 Animal care, health and management – species specific (theory) Fish, Rabbit, Rat, Mongolian gerbil, Chinese hamster, Syrian (golden) hamster, Guinea pig, Mouse
5 Recognition of pain, suffering and distress - species specific Fish, Rabbit, Rat, Mongolian gerbil, Chinese hamster, Syrian (golden) hamster, Guinea pig, Mouse
6.1 Humane methods of killing (theory)
Function B Designing procedures and projects
Modules Designation Species
All core modules
7 Minimally invasive procedures without anaesthesia – species specific (theory) Fish, Rabbit, Rat, Mongolian gerbil, Chinese hamster, Syrian (golden) hamster, Guinea pig, Mouse
9 Ethics, animal welfare and the Three Rs (level 2)
10 Design of procedures and projects (level 1)
11 Design of procedures and projects (level 2)
Additional task specific modules
Modules Designation Species
22 Principles of surgery Fish, Rabbit, Rat, Mongolian gerbil, Chinese hamster, Syrian (golden) hamster, Guinea pig, Mouse
23 Advanced animal husbandry, care and enrichment practices Fish, Rabbit, Rat, Mongolian gerbil, Chinese hamster, Syrian (golden) hamster, Guinea pig, Mouse