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Registration now open for ICARE Academies & Train the Trainer Institutes
Monday, December 4, 2017
Training for U.S. IACUC members and animal program personnelTrain the Trainer Institute
February 20-23, 2018 | Atlanta, GA
ICARE Academy & Advanced Train the Trainer Institute
May 7-9, 2018 | Newport Beach, CA
ICARE Academy (New 3-day program)
June 18-20, 2018 | Chicago, IL
ICARE Academies use active learning and backward design to train IACUC members, staff, and institutional animal program personnel to meet their responsibilities for animal welfare oversight. ICARE Academies empower the learner to assume accountability for facts and conceptual understanding of Federal standards through the study of realistic problems encountered in animal care and use programs.
Train the Trainer Institutes teach national and institutional trainers to use active learning and backward design in their IACUC training programs. Participants will engage in active learning applied to IACUC subject matter and modules that address the scientific basis of active learning pedagogy. Working in facilitated breakout groups, participants will develop a module that can be used at their home institution.
Advanced Train the Trainer Institutes offer advanced training in the use of active learning, backward design, and scientific teaching applied to IACUC training. The ATTI is offered to individuals that have completed basic training at a TTI.
Participation is open to those involved in US animal care and use programs, including IACUC members and staff, Institutional Officials, veterinarians, animal facilities personnel, administrators, consultants, and compliance and regulatory personnel. Register early, attendance is limited to 36. For program and registration information, visit ICARE Project.
The Interagency Collaborative Animal Research Education (ICARE) Project is an initiative of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), US Department of Agriculture (USDA), Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA), National Science Foundation (NSF), and US Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).
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