This course includes a four week e-learning period from 10 April to 8 May and a five-day on-site course at the German Primate Center (DPZ) from 13 May to 17 May.
The content of the FELASA accredited course is in accordance with the Education and Training Framework of the EU Directive 201/63/EU. It covers the functions A (Persons carrying out animal experiments) and B (Persons responsible for directing animal experiments) and the recent FELASA Guidelines. The course language will be English.
Content will include national legislation; ethics, animal welfare and the 3Rs; basic and appropriate biology of primates; primate care, health and management; recognition of pain, suffering and distress in primates; and humane methods of killing in lab animals.
If you are not able to attend due to time constraints please be aware the course will be held again in autumn 2019.