University Safety and Assurances

Animal Care Program Training


Documentation Forms

Continuing Education Information

ARC Training Sessions

Date Time and Place
November 21, 2014
9:30 p.m. Lap 185
Simplifying Rodent Surgery
December 12, 2014
9:30 a.m. Lap 185
Using Mice in Research: Tips and Insights for New Users
January 30, 2015
9:30 a.m. Lap 185
Meeting Requirements for Alternative Searches

Animal Users

  • Orientation with Veterinarian/Lab Manager
  • Pass certification exam
  • Bio-methodology training
  • ARC facilities training if appropriate
  • Hands-on training if appropriate
  • Documentation of proficiency in PI training log
  • Annual continuing education

Visitors who will handle animals

  • Orientation with Veterinarian/Lab Manager
  • Proof of training from another Institution within past 5 years or go through steps listed above
  • ARC facilities training if appropriate
  • Annual continuing education

Visitors who will not handle animals (or will work under direct supervision of a certified animal user)

  • If here for greater than 30 days, the training is the same as listed above for visitors who will handle animals

Students who come into contact with animals as part of instructional activities

Non-UWM Personnel who teach field courses or conduct observational field studies on UWM property

IACUC Members

Surgery Training

Transgenic and Quarantine Room Training