Some of the topics covered in this webinar were; rodent surgery regulations, guidlines, requirements and definitions, aseptic technique, surgical preparation, instrument selection and handling, suture use and selection, magnification, ergonomics, tissue handling and dissection and body wall and skin closure.
This webinar was designed for scientists and support staff, veterinary technicians, veterinarians, institutional animal care and use committee members responsible for preparing rodents for surgeries, performing or assisting in rodent surgical procedures, performing and assisting with rodent peri- and post-operative care, developing and reviewing rodent surgery policies, SOPs and protocols, and managing rodent surgery programs.
This webinar meets the American Association for Laboratory Animal Science (AALAS), Canadian Association for Laboratory Animal Science (CALAS), and Academy of Surgical Science (ASR) requirements for Continuing Education Units. Each participant will receive 2 Certificates of Attendance.
This webinar has been reviewed by the AAVSB RACE and approved for 2 continuing education credits for veterinarians and veterinary technicians. Please contact the AAVSB RACE program at firstname.lastname@example.org should you have any comments/concerns regarding this program's validity or relevancy to the veterinary profession.
Participants in this webinar were:
Marcel Perret-Gentil, DVM, MS University Veterinarian & Director Laboratory Animal Resources Center The University of Texas at San Antonio San Antonio, TX
Szczepan Baran, VMD, MS President
Panelists : Matthew Flegal, BS, SRS Manager
Jennifer C. Smith, DVM, DACLAM Veterinary Sciences Department Taconic Farms, Inc.