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The Ethics, Care and Use of Animals for Scientific Purposes
Date: 20 to 24 April 2020 (Monday to Friday) Venue: Faculty of Health Sciences Time: daily from 07h45 - 17h00 (course duration: 40 hours)
Entry requirements: Supervisory letter endorsing the candidate’s application for attendance and a copy of your ID or Passport.
Course fee is R 8335 per person (UCT staff/students are eligible for a discounted rate. Please enquire on application)
This highly specialised course is aimed at persons who carry out procedures, care for, or euthanase animals for scientific purposes including research, testing or teaching at UCT and in Africa. The course is broadly attended by veterinary and para-veterinary professionals and animal ethics committees.
The main course objective is to present the basic principles that underlie the responsible and ethical care and use of animals for scientific purposes. Most of the lectures (23 hours) and principles are applicable across animal species. The practical sessions (15 hours) and some lectures focus on mice and rats.