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Training

Mandatory online training is required for all investigators and personnel listed on animal protocols. The IACUC requires verification of completed training for all listed personnel.

Training will consist of three courses including "Working with the IACUC", "AVMA Guidelines for the Euthanasia of Animals: 2013 Edition Lessons" and a protocol-specific course of the investigator's choosing. To obtain a username and password, please send an email request to iacuc@uthsc.edu. Requests should include first/last name and an active email address.

Course instructions:

  1. Go to AALAS Learning Library
  2. Enter your username and password in the field under the picture
  3. Create a personal profile (contact information)
 Course #1
  1. Under the "Libraries" tab, click "Animal Care and Use Courses"
  2. Click AALAS Courses
  3. Click Compliance and IACUC Training
  4. Click "Working with the IACUC" (Mandatory Course)
  5. Then, navigate to the links at the bottom of the course page:
      1. Enter the course via the "Course" link
      2. Take the exam via the "Exam" link
Course #2 
  1. Under the "Libraries" tab, click "Animal Care and Use Courses"
  2. Click AALAS Courses
  3. Click "US Mandates and Guidelines"
  4. Click "AVMA Guidelines for the Euthanasia of Animals: 2013 Edition Lessons" (Mandatory Course)
  5. Then, navigate to the links at the bottom of the course page:
      1. Enter the course via the "Course" link
      2. Take the exam via the "Exam" link
Course #3 

Must be a protocol specific module chosen by the PI.

CERTIFICATES

  1. Certificates may be generated when you have passed the exam associated with a course
  2. When you submit your exam and have passed, a "certificate" link will be displayed to generate your certificate
  3. If you need to reprint your certificate later, log in to the AALAS Learning Library (as above).
      1. Under the Subscriber Center, click Personal Access
      2. Click "My Transcript"
      3. Under the course title, click the appropriate certificate link
          1. "Exam Certificate" link is active if the exam was passed
          2. "CEU Certificate" link is active if both the course was completed and the exam was passed

 

Last Published: Dec 19, 2016