Pain & Distress / Humane Endpoints - July 2016

Goal: Understand how to effectively review protocols to ensure pain and distress are minimized consistent with sound research design


  • Define pain, distress, experimental endpoints, and humane endpoints
  • Evaluate the potential for pain and distress
  • Determine the acceptability of the management of possible pain and distress
  • Ensure an appropriate link between experimental and humane endpoints

Module Developers: Alice Huang, Kiirsa Pokryfke, Ernie Prentice, Stacy Pritt, William Singleton

Module Materials
Mock IACUC Scenario (PDF - 208.2 KB)
Slides (PDF) - UPDATED 10/4/2017 (Powerpoint - 102.42 KB)
Module Question

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