Departures from the Guide - August 2016

Goals: The goals of this training are to help IACUC members and administrative staff categorize “departures” from the Guide and fulfill the committee’s relevant oversight responsibilities.

  • Define “departure” relative to the Guide
  • Compare the terms “must” vs “should” vs “may”
  • Differentiate between departures and noncompliance
  • Use published guidance on departures correctly
  • Determine when departures need to be reported in the semiannual report and/or tracked
Module Developers: Wayne Barbee, Susan Harper, Eileen Morgan, Noé Tirado-Muñiz, Jennifer PerkinsFile Slides (PPT) - UPDATED 10/3/2017Submit comments or questions to