Responsible Conduct of Research RCR (CTSI) Animal Research Protections and the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) 5.19.22
Note: This workshop is fourth in a series of five workshops co-sponsored by CTSI Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Research Design Core and the RCR Center.
This workshop is for researchers using vertebrate animals in research and education. It will cover 1) the role of the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC), 2) laws and agencies that govern how the IACUC functions, 3) the IACUC protocol submission and review process, including who can submit a protocol, turnaround time, tips for writing a protocol, 4) training and who to reach out to for additional help with animal research, and 5) how to maintain compliance.
The information presented at this CME program represents the views and opinions of the individual presenters, and does not constitute the opinion or endorsement of, or promotion by, the UPMC Center for Continuing Education in the Health Sciences, UPMC / University of Pittsburgh Medical Center or Affiliates and University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. Reasonable efforts have been taken intending for educational subject matter to be presented in a balanced, unbiased fashion and in compliance with regulatory requirements. However, each program attendee must always use his/her own personal and professional judgment when considering further application of this information, particularly as it may relate to patient diagnostic or treatment decisions including, without limitation, FDA-approved uses and any off-label uses
Deborah L. Chapman, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, Chair, Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee.
No members of the planning committee, speakers, presenters, authors, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships with any proprietary entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services, used on, or consumed by, patients to disclose.
Accreditation and credit designation
In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
The University of Pittsburgh School designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 1.0 contact hour.
Other Healthcare Professionals
Other health care professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity.
- 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
- 1.00 ANCCUPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
- 1.00 Attendance
To register for this course go to the CTSI website Events Page: https://ctsi.pitt.edu/about-us/events/ . If you are looking for information about this course after the event or are interested in other Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) courses offered by CTSI go the RCR webpage: https://ctsi.pitt.edu/education-training/responsible-conduct-of-research-training/
For questions about RCR courses email CTSIRCR@pitt.edu.
Director, Responsible Conduct of Research Training Center
University of Pittsburgh Clinical & Translational Science Institute (CTSI)
University of Pittsburgh Clinical & Translational Science Institute (CTSI) www.CTSI.pitt.edu