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Education & Training

It is the policy of the University of Maryland School of Medicine that ALL persons working with animals in research, teaching or other activities be appropriately trained.

A variety of training opportunities and resources are available for all principal investigators and their research staff. Training opportunities consist of both required and optional trainings. Required trainings are denoted as such.

  • IACUC Training  

  • Veterinary Resources
    • Class Instruction
    • Individual Instruction
    • Handbook – Guidelines for Studies with Animals on Campus
    • Personal Protective Equipment Training
    • Learning Resources

  • Environmental Health and Safety (EHS)
    • Occupational Exposure to Hazardous Chemicals in Laboratories
    • Bloodborne Pathogens
    • Radiation Safety
    • Hazardous Waste
    • Infectious and Biological Material Shipping

  • BVAMC Specific Training
    • Veterinary/Animal Care – Class Instruction
    • Veterinary/Animal Care – Individual Instruction
    • Occupational Health & Safety Program
    • Hazardous Agents Training