ANHL 255 Laboratory Animal Medicine
Description: This lecture course is designed for the second year Animal Health Technology student. The course covers the use of animals in biomedical research with an emphasis on common laboratory species, animal welfare legislation and the philosophy of laboratory animal management. The course includes handling, restraint, husbandry, care and observation of laboratory species. Methods and procedures involved in laboratory animal breeding, injections, anesthesia, sample collection, medicating, nutrition, euthanasia and necropsy are also covered. Appropriate terminology is included. To continue in the Animal Health Technology Program, students must earn a grade of "C" or better.
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