On November 2th-30th, Centro de Cirugía de Mínima Invasión Jesús Usón, partner of NANBIOSIS, organizes a theorical and practical course: “Course for the performance of functions a, b and c in rodents, lagomorfos, carnivores, pigs and small ruminants”. Some researchers of NANBIOSIS Units at JUMISC, will transmit their knowhow and experience to the attendees.
The course objetives are to provide adequate training to researchers in the science and welfare of the laboratory animal, as well as the use of bloodless methods of euthanasia that will be carried out with experimental animals in accordance with current legislation and existing recommendations.
This course, once met all the requirements demanded by the Competent Authority (supervised work period) by the students, will provide accreditation for the performance of FUNCTIONS A (care of animals), B (euthanasia of animals) and C (realization of procedures), granted by the Ministry of Environment and Rural, Agrarian Policies and Territory. These functions correspond to those established in article 15, point 2 letters a), b) and c) of Royal Decree 53/2013, of February 1, which establishes the basic rules applicable for the protection of animals used in experimentation and other scientific purposes, including teaching