ETRIS: Education & Training Resources in In-Vivo Sciences

Animal welfare & husbandry

Recognition & prevention of pain, suffering and distress in laboratory animals

http://cbctraining.ncl.ac.uk/eM-EU5/story.html

Recognition & prevention of pain, suffering and distress in laboratory animals is an online e-learning module which provides users with training in these areas.

The resource covers all the education and training required to meet the learning outcomes of the European Union (Directive 2010/63/EU) Education and Training module 5. It guides users through the process of assessing welfare (health checks, effects of procedures or refinements. Interactive images and video clips highlight key physical and behavioural indicators of good and poor welfare, with information on humane endpoints and carrying out severity assessments also provided. This e-learning module takes users 80 minutes to complete. It is also available at www.flairelearning.com , access via this linked site enables the free tracking of user progress.

This e-learning module was developed by Professor Paul Flecknell and colleagues at Newcastle University (UK) in partnership with the UK National Centre for the 3Rs (NC3Rs). Copyright is retained by the developers.

This resource will be of use to educators and trainers, new researchers and for continued professional development.

Other resources in this category:

  • A Guide to the Behavior & Enrichment of Laboratory Rodents - view
  • Animal Welfare Information Center - view
  • Assessing animal welfare and suffering - view
  • Basic Assessment of Laboratory Animal Health and Welfare - view
  • Code of Practice for the Housing and Care of Animals Bred, Supplied or Used for Scientific Purposes - view
  • Common Marmoset care - view
  • Euthanasia of Animals - view
  • Extended Welfare Assessment Grid - view
  • Guide for the care and use of laboratory animals - view
  • Humane Endpoints - view
  • Mouse Welfare Terms - view
  • Pain assessment: Grimace scales - view
  • Recognising post-operative pain in animals - view
  • Recognition & prevention of pain, suffering and distress in laboratory animals - view
  • Recognizing Pain in Animals - view
  • Refining Dog Care - view
  • Rodent Reference Information - view
  • Severe Suffering - view
  • Severity Assessment Framework - view
  • Severity Assessment Road Map - view
  • The Macaque Website - view

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