Essentials for IACUC Members

This course offers in-depth training for IACUC members.

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About this Course

Provides an in-depth look at Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) responsibilities, authority, and membership, as well as the IACUC’s relationship with the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Institutional Official (IO). The course also discusses the review of animal use protocols, the required semiannual program review and facilities inspection, and the procedures for investigating allegations of improper animal care and use.

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Language Availability: English

Suggested Audiences: IACUC Members

Organizational Subscription Price: Included in Animal Care and Use (ACU) series, available as part of an organizational subscription package or for $675 per year/per site as a subscription add-on for government and non-profit organizations; $750 per year/per site as a subscription add-on for for-profit organizations
Independent Learner Price: $99 per person

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Course Content

Essentials for IACUC Members: Introduction

Introduces the Essentials for IACUC Members course by outlining its goals and objectives.

Recommended Use: Required
ID (Language): 1833 (English)

Federal Laws, Policies, and Guidelines

Discusses basic laws, policies, and guidelines that govern the use of animals for research, testing, and education in the United States.

Recommended Use: Required
ID (Language): 17662 (English)

IACUC and IACUC Member Responsibilities CME/CEU Badge

Describes IACUC and IACUC member roles and responsibilities.

Recommended Use: Required
ID (Language): 1834 (English)

IACUC Membership Requirements CME/CEU Badge

Discusses IACUC membership requirements based on the Animal Welfare Regulations (AWR), U.S. Public Health Service (PHS) Policy, and other guidelines. An IACUC must have all required members to be constituted – a requirement for conducting official business.

Note: It is recommended that this module be Required or Elective depending on the learner group.

Recommended Use: Required
ID (Language): 1835 (English)

Quorum, Alternate Members, and Telecommunications CME/CEU Badge

Discusses the necessity of a quorum when conducting any formal business within an IACUC. The module also covers the different guidelines and methods that a quorum must follow when conducting business.

Note: It is recommended that this module be Required or Elective depending on the learner group.

Recommended Use: Required
ID (Language): 1838 (English)

The IACUC, CEO, and IO CME/CEU Badge

Discusses the roles and responsibilities of the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Institutional Official (IO) as they interact with an IACUC.

Note: It is recommended that this module be Required or Elective depending on the learner group.

Recommended Use: Required
ID (Language): 1836 (English)

Protocol Review CME/CEU Badge

Reviews the process and procedures that an IACUC must follow for protocol reviews.

Note: It is recommended that this module be Required or Elective depending on the learner group.

Recommended Use: Required
ID (Language): 1839 (English)

Suspending Animal Activities CME/CEU Badge

Describes the IACUC’s authority to suspend any activity involving animals. The module discusses the procedure and best practices for suspending activities.

Note: It is recommended that this module be Required or Elective depending on the learner group.

Recommended Use: Required
ID (Language): 1837 (English)

Types of IACUC Review CME/CEU Badge

Explains the types of review an IACUC must perform – initial review, triennial review, and review of proposed significant changes in approved protocols.

Note: It is recommended that this module be Required or Elective depending on the learner group.

Recommended Use: Required
ID (Language): 1841 (English)

Documenting IACUC Actions CME/CEU Badge

Discusses the importance of documenting, in writing, all IACUC deliberations and actions.

Note: It is recommended that this module be Required or Elective depending on the learner group.

Recommended Use: Required
ID (Language): 1842 (English)

Semiannual Evaluations – An Overview CME/CEU Badge

Covers the components of required semiannual evaluations by the IACUC.

Note: It is recommended that this module be Required or Elective depending on the learner group.

Recommended Use: Required
ID (Language): 1843 (English)

Facility Inspections and Program Review CME/CEU Badge

Discusses facilities inspections and program reviews, which are two distinct elements of semiannual evaluations conducted by IACUCs.

Note: It is recommended that this module be Required or Elective depending on the learner group.

Recommended Use: Required
ID (Language): 1844 (English)

Identifying, Documenting, and Correcting Deficiencies CME/CEU Badge

Explains the categorization, documentation, and corrective actions for deficiencies identified during a semiannual evaluation.

Note: It is recommended that this module be Required or Elective depending on the learner group.

Recommended Use: Required
ID (Language): 1845 (English)


CME/CEU Credits

To purchase CE credits and units, you need to be affiliated with an organization that subscribes to this course or buy it as an independent learner first. Learn more about CE/CME Credits.

Physicians
AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
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(7 CE certified modules)
$70
1 June 2021
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(7 CE certified modules)
$70
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4 Credits
(7 CE certified modules)
$70
1 June 2021
31 May 2024
Dentists
ADA CERP Credit
4 Credits
(7 CE certified modules)
$70
1 May 2022
31 May 2024
Optometrists
COPE CE Credit
4 Credits
(7 CE certified modules)
$70
1 May 2022
31 May 2024
Nurses
Nursing Contact Hour
4 Credits
(7 CE certified modules)
$60
1 June 2021
31 May 2024
Dietitians
CDR CPEU
4 Credits
(7 CE certified modules)
$60
1 May 2022
31 May 2024
Social Workers
Ethics CE Credit
4 Credits
(7 CE certified modules)
$60
1 June 2021
31 May 2024
Athletic Trainers
Category A hour/CEU
4 Credits
(7 CE certified modules)
$60
1 May 2022
31 May 2024
Other Participants
Certificate of Participation
4 Credits
(7 CE certified modules)
$60
1 June 2021
31 May 2024


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