Laboratory animal science course in Switzerland: participants' points of view and implications for organizers

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ID Serval
serval:BIB_09699AA4BDF1
Type
Article: article d'un périodique ou d'un magazine.
Collection
Publications
Institution
Titre
Laboratory animal science course in Switzerland: participants' points of view and implications for organizers
Périodique
Laboratory Animals
Auteur(s)
Crettaz von Roten F.
ISSN
0023-6772
1758-1117 (Online)
Statut éditorial
Publié
Date de publication
06/2017
Peer-reviewed
Oui
Pages
NA
Langue
anglais
Résumé
Switzerland has implemented a mandatory training in laboratory animal science since 1999; however a com- prehensive assessment of its effects has never been undertaken so far. The results from the analysis of participants in the Swiss Federation of European Laboratory Animal Science Associations (FELASA) Category B compulsory courses in laboratory animal science run in 2010, 2012, 2014 and 2016 showed that the par- ticipants fully appreciated all elements of the course. The use of live animals during the course was supported and explained by six arguments characterized with cognitive, emotional and forward-looking factors. A large majority considered that the 3R (replacement, reduction and refinement) principles were adequately applied during the course. Responses to an open question offered some ideas for improvements. This overall positive picture, however, revealed divergent answers from different subpopulations in our sample (for example, scientists with more hindsight, scientists trained in biology, or participants from Asian countries).
Mots-clé
3Rs, course evaluation, education and training, live animals, scientists’ survey
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02/02/2017 16:21
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29/11/2019 6:17
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