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Working with Non-Human Primates in Research Settings

This course provides training on working with non-human primates in research settings.

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This course offers an introduction to working with non-human primates in research settings including the regulatory mandates and biological features of non-human primates.

Language Availability: English

Suggested Audiences: IACUC Members, Animal Workers, Investigators, Research Assistants, Staff


Course Content


Toggle Content Introduction to Working With Non-Human Primates in Research Settings

Introduces the Working with Non-Human Primates in Research Settings course.

Recommended Use: Required
ID (Language): 2032 (English)

Toggle Content Research Mandates and Occupational Health Issues

Discusses the research mandates and occupational health issues related to working with non-human primates.

Recommended Use: Required
ID (Language): 2033 (English)

Toggle Content Alternatives Search, Humane Standards, Housing, Source, and Acclimation and Quarantine

Explains the requirements for investigators to provide written assurance that alternatives are not available for proposed procedures in non-human primates likely to cause pain and/or distress. It also presents the best practices for the source of non-human primates, acclimation, quarantine, and conditioning.

Recommended Use: Required
ID (Language): 2035 (English)

Toggle Content Detecting Pain and Distress, and Biological Features

Covers the detection of pain and distress in non-human primates during research testing. It also presents the important biological features that non-human primates possess.

Recommended Use: Required
ID (Language): 2040 (English)

Toggle Content Injections, Blood Collection, and Pain Relief

Explains the proper techniques for handling, collecting blood samples, and providing pain relief to non-human primates.

Recommended Use: Required
ID (Language): 2042 (English)

Toggle Content Surgery, Supportive Care and Monitoring, Euthanasia, and References

Discusses the appropriate surgical techniques, supportive care and monitoring, and euthanasia for non-human primates. It also lists the references that were used for the Working with Non-Human Primates in Research Settings course.

Recommended Use: Required
ID (Language): 2044 (English)