Implementing Guidance on Significant Changes: One Institution’s Experience

Audience: The program is tailored to IACUC staff, IACUC members, IOs, veterinarians, investigators, compliance personnel, animal care staff and others involved in animal programs.


  • Lon Kendall, DVM, PhD, DACLAM, Director, Laboratory Animal Resources, and Attending Veterinarian, Colorado State University
  • Elaine Kim, BS, CPIA, Senior IACUC Coordinator, Colorado State University


In this webinar, Lon Kendall and Elaine Kim from Colorado State University (CSU) will talk about how they implemented OLAW guidance on significant changes to animal activities (see NOT-OD-14-126). They will outline the main points of a functional IACUC policy for conducting veterinary verification and consultation (VVC), review the documents they created, and describe the processes they utilize to implement VVC at CSU. Plus they will discuss how the amendments submitted for VVC have influenced revision of their policies.

Supporting Materials
CSU Review Process (PDF - 273.71 KB)
CSU Repeat Procedures (PDF - 278.13 KB)
Slides (PDF - 814.78 KB)
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