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THE INSTITUTIONAL ANIMAL CARE AND USE COMMITTEE (IACUC)

WHAT'S NEW

BULLETINS AND NEWSLETTERS


April 2006:

IACUC Best Practices Information (PDF files):
 Poster
 Tri-fold pamphlet


July 2004:

Isoflurane Machine Demonstration and Training For Rodent Users

This one-hour comprehensive session is geared toward new users and people who would like a review, or have questions. Topics covered:

  • Identifying the parts of a rodent isoflurane machine.
  • Checking your machine and equipment before each use/Equipment maintenance.
  • Administering isoflurane properly/Anesthesia monitoring & post-anesthesia care.
  • Scavenging methods/ Related occupational health questions.
  • Equipment storage and transporting equipment.
  • Customized equipment options.

Classes are offered periodically and enrollment is via email: iacuc@ucsf.edu. Please call the IACUC office at 476 2197 to sign up for this class, or to be placed on the wait list and you will be contacted when the next date is available.


Update !

All new and current UCSF employees/research personnel who have contact with animals as animal care technicians, research personnel or IACUC Committee members are required to participate in baseline health screening procedures by completing the following:

Medical Health Screening (MHS) Questionnaire

 



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