February 7-8, 2019 | Dallas, TX
Training for IACUC Members and Animal Program Personnel – Register Now!
- Validate the responsibilities and authorities conferred on IACUCs by federal law
- Evaluate the contribution of IACUC policies to animal welfare, regulatory drift, and investigator burden
- Identify resources that may be used to increase IACUC function efficiency
- Explain federal standards and ethical considerations in protocol review
- Describe effective post approval review methodologies
- Formulate a strategy for implementing the concepts learned
- Develop behaviors that lead to better communications within the IACUC and between the IACUC, investigators, and Institutional Officials
What to Expect
The Interagency Collaborative Animal Research Education (ICARE) Academies use active learning and backward design to train IACUC members, staff, and institutional animal program personnel to meet their responsibilities for animal welfare oversight. Attendees will work in both large interactive sessions and small facilitated breakout groups. In all of the sessions, attendees will engage in learning activities such as interactive presentations, group work, and discussions.
Who Should Attend
Participation is open to those involved in U.S. animal care and use programs, including IACUC members and staff, IOs, veterinarians, animal facilities personnel, administrators, consultants, and compliance and regulatory personnel.
Program & Registration
Attendance is limited to 36, so register early. To learn more about the program and how to register, visit ICARE Project.
The Interagency Collaborative Animal Research Education (ICARE) Project is an initiative of the NIH Office of Laboratory Animal Welfare, USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, Food and Drug Administration, Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority, National Science Foundation, and Department of Veterans Affairs.