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Class enrollment requires a UC Davis Login and passphrase for user authentication. Once you have a Kerberos Password and ID you will be able to enroll in some Instructor Led Training (ILT).  Visiting scholars or volunteers must obtain Temporary Affiliate Status (TAF) prior to class enrollment.  Your sponsor must begin the TAF process at http://taf.ucdavis.edu.  NOTE:  TAFs and non-paid students must contact Staff Development and Professional Services (sdps@ucdavis.edu) to enroll in classes in the UC Wide Learning Management System (LMS) - http://lms.ucdavis.edu.

Select a class format type (ILT = Instructor Led Training  or eLearning = Online Training), to sign up or search for a class.

For questions about access to LMS, please contact Staff Development and Professional Services (SDPS) at sdps@ucdavis.edu or (530) 752-1766.

Kerbros and Temporary Affiliate (TAF) Account setup

Kerberos Login Instructions


Upcoming Rodent courses:

Mouse Handling

  1. Thursday August 28th 9 AM to 12:00 PM
  2. Thursday September 11th 9 AM to 12:00 PM
  3. Wednesday September 24th 9 AM to 12:00 PM

Rat Handling

  1. Thursday August 14th 9 AM to 12:00 PM
  2. Wednesday September 3,  9 AM to 12:00 PM

       

      Aseptic Technique

      1. Monday August 25th 1:30 PM-4:30 PM
      2. Friday September 12th, 9 AM to 12:00 PM

       

      AALAS Prep Courses

      1. Assistant Laboratory Animal Technician (ALAT): Mondays, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM in J2 Rm. 1, Sept. 23 - Mar. 17.
      2. Laboratory Animal Technologist (LATG): Wednesdays, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM in J2 Rm. 1, Sept. 25 - Feb. 26.

         

        Class Name Class Formats
        Required
        Animal Care and Use 101 (ACU101)
        course description

        EST: 40 minutes

        eLearning: Register

        Yes: Course required for all individuals prior to being added to an Animal Use and Care Protocol.

        Animal Care and Use 101 Retraining Quiz

        course description

        (invitation only)

        Yes: Every three years - an email notification will be sent prior to your ACU101 three year anniversary date.

        Mouse Handling
        course description

        EST: 40 minutes

        eLearning: Register

        ILT: Register

        NO: ACU101 class and a species-specific Lab Animal Skills Video must be completed before taking Mouse Handing.

        Instructor led Mouse Handling is available upon request-contact: iacuc-staff@ucdavis.edu

        Rabbit Handling
        course description

        EST: 20 minutes

        eLearning: Register

        NO: ACU101 class and a species-specific Lab Animal Skills Video must be completed before taking Rabbit Handling.

        Instructor led Rabbit Handling is available upon request-contact: iacuc-staff@ucdavis.edu

        Rat Handling
        course description

        EST: 20 minutes

        eLearning: Register

        ILT: Register

        NO: ACU101 class and a species-specific Lab Animal Skills Video must be completed before taking Rat Handling.

        Instructor led Rat Handling is available upon request-contact: iacuc-staff@ucdavis.edu

        Aseptic Technique
        course description

        EST: 40 minutes

        ILT: Register NO Instructor lead Aseptic Technique is available upon request-contact: iacuc-staff@ucdavis.edu

        UC Davis Rodent Survival Surgery
        course description

        EST: 25 minutes

        eLearning: Register

        YES: Course required. *It is best to use Internet Explorer when accessing this course. There have been errors when using Firefox and Safari.*
        Submandibular Blood Collection for Mice and Rats
        course description
        eLearning:
        Register
        NO: The IACUC office can provide training for any of the techniques discussed in the course. Participants can contact the IACUC office to schedule a training session: iacuc-staff@ucdavis.edu or 530-752-2364530-752-2364 .
        Additional Animal Training ILT NO:  Specialty courses available upon request – contact:iacuc-staff@ucdavis.edu
        AALAS Learning Library eLearning NO:  Contact: iacuc-staff@ucdavis.edu

        Zoonoses of Nonhuman Primates
        course description

        EST: 20 minutes

        eLearning: Register

        YES:  ACU101 class must be completed before taking Zoonoses of Nonhuman Primates.


        UC Davis recently subscribed to the American Association for Laboratory Animal Science (AALAS) Learning Library. The AALAS library offers a wide variety of online training courses.  Courses include training for the AALAS certification exams (ALAT, LAT, LATG), training on techniques for working with a variety of species, and regulatory training. A complete list of the courses is available at http://www.aalaslearninglibrary.org/helpcenter/allcoursecatalog.pdf.  We encourage you to take advantage of these training opportunities. If you would like access to these courses please send an email to Jessica Davis, jesdavis@ucdavis.edu and she will assign you a login id and password.

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