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BVAMC Specific Training

Veterinary / Animal Care

Class Instruction

Educational programs for research staff at the BVAMC include classes in animal facility procedures and safety that are incorporated in the mandatory investigator training seminar series sponsored by the BVAMC Research Service. In addition, VA investigators may take part in classes on “Humane Handling and Use of Laboratory Animals” sponsored by the UMB Veterinary Resources staff. Please contact the Veterinary Medical Officer in the BVAMC Research Office at 410-605-7130 for more information.

Individual Instruction

BVAMC veterinary care staff are available to train or consult with any research personnel unfamiliar with any techniques related to animal use in research protocols at the BVAMC. These training sessions can be tailored for specific individuals or laboratories as deemed necessary. Please contact the Veterinary Medical Officer in the BVAMC Research Office at 410-605-7130 for more information.

Occupational Health and Safety Program

Please contact the Veterinary Medical Officer in the BVAMC Research Office at 410-605-7130 for more information.

Hazardous Agent Training

Please contact the Veterinary Medical Officer in the BVAMC Research Office at 410-605-7130 for more information.