The Ethics, Care and Use of Animals for Scientific Purposes
Date: 12 to 16 November 2018 (Monday to Friday) Venue: Faculty of Health Sciences Time: daily from 08h00 - 17h00
*Please note: change in duration of course to 40 contact hours plus group discussions.
Entry requirements: Letter from your supervisor endorsing your participation in animal research.
Course fee is R 4 950 (UCT staff/students are eligible for a discounted rate. Please enquire on application)
Attending the 40-hour course and passing its assessments is a requirement for performing hands-on animal research or teaching activities in the UCT Faculty of Health Sciences(FHS).
The course is aimed at all persons who direct, design or conduct animal research, testing or teaching activities at UCT and in South Africa, with the objectives to present the basic principles and facts that underlie the responsible and ethical care and use of non-human animals for scientific purposes.
The UCT FHS Animal Ethics Committee accredits the course. A Certificate of Completion will be issued to participants on successful completion of the course.