ICARE VIRTUAL SESSIONS
ICARE VIRTUAL SESSIONS
Those who care for biomedical research animals have the responsibility of providing support to scientists and exemplary care to the animals that depend upon us. To support IACUC members and staff and animal care and use program personnel, the ICARE faculty offers new online programs, OLAW Conversations. The program will provide institutional animal care and use program personnel the opportunity to view presentations on the following topics:
OLAW CONVERSATIONS presented by ICARE will be offered at NO CHARGE. Participants are invited to register for any session of interest.
The program is in webinar format with opportunities for attendee discussion.
TOPICS for OLAW CONVERSATIONS presented by ICARE
All sessions will include closed captioning.
Each session will be offered 1:30 - 3:30 PM Eastern time on the date provided in the schedule below which corresponds to:
The sessions are live only and will not be recorded.
Thursday, May 26, 2022
Institutional Training Programs
June 1, 2022
Dysfunctional IACUCs: How to Spot and Proactively Address Issues
Tuesday, July 26, 2023
Tuesday, August 30, 2022
Rabbit Social Housing
Tuesday, September 20, 2022
Developing Enrichment That Works
Kristina C Bartley, B.Sc., M.Sc., CLAP, Director, Behavior Management and Enrichment Program, Center for Comparative Medicine and Surgery, ICAHN School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Crystal Howard Johnson MHP, DVM, DACLAM, Director, Division of Comparative Medicine Professor, Microbiology and Immunology, Georgetown University
Participants may register for any session(s) of interest. The goal of the ICARE Project is to improve animal welfare while reducing regulatory burden and improving compliance with federal standards. To reach that goal, the ICARE faculty have developed and offered workshops since 2016.
IACUC members and Institutional personnel involved in animal care and use programs (veterinarians, compliance, PAM, trainers, investigators, administrators) may register to participate in the ICARE Virtual sessions.
- Registration is FREE and limited to 500 participants per session; there is no fee for participating in the ICARE Virtual Sessions.
- If more than 500 people register, ICARE will maintain a wait list; more session(s) may be offered if demand is sufficient.
- Participants may register for any session(s) of interest.
FORMAT OF ICARE VIRTUAL SESSIONS
The presentations will be conducted via webinar. Participants may submit questions and comments via the chat/Q&A features.
PLANS FOR THE FUTURE
ICARE will be flexible in our offerings, with the priority to meet the needs of the community we serve in this rapidly changing environment.