Training Courses in Surgical and Microsurgical Techniques in Rodents
There are two courses offered: Simple (2day/14 hrs) and Complex (3 day/21hrs)
Both courses involve intensive one-on-one training and teaches research staff basic surgical techniques and procedures performed on rodents.
The main goals of this program are: uniforming the surgical training for research personnel, applying 3 R's (reduction, replacement, refinement), introducing microsurgery to the research community.
Each of the courses will accept only 3 students and will be offered by demand or once a month.
All procedures are taught and evaluated by Microsurgery Instructor Dr. Yelena Akelina.
Upon completion all students receive the Certificate of Completion.
All techniques are taught on PVC Rats, then live rats and mice model
- Hands-on Exercises
(Using latex glove model, PVC-Rat)
Surgical Procedures taught:
- Simple course