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MLAS 510S Clinical Orientation In Laboratory Animal Facilities 1.0 Credit

Two hours per week of hands-on experience working in the university's laboratory animal facilities. Students do most of the daily work performed by the animal technicians, such as cage washing, placing animals into new cages, environmental sanitation, treatments (if necessary), tuberculosis testing of primates and the like. Species usually housed include rats, mice, rabbits, guinea pigs, dogs, cats, primates, swine, etc. The goal of the course is to provide the necessary skills and exposure to allow students to become familiar with many of the examples that will be used in later courses by their instructors. It also provides an introduction to the Practicum experience of the second year.

College/Department: COM School of Biomedical Sciences Professional Studies
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is LAS.

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