Information Package / Course Catalogue
Laboratory Animals and Experimental Techniques
Course Code: VFZ530
Course Type: Area Elective
Couse Group: Second Cycle (Master's Degree)
Education Language: Turkish
Work Placement: N/A
Theory: 1
Prt.: 2
Credit: 2
Lab: 0
ECTS: 6
Objectives of the Course

To learn practical knowledge about biology of laboratory animals and their using in experimental study

Course Content

Biologies of rat, mouse, gerbil, hamster, guinea pig, rabbit and other laboratory animals. Handling, anesthesia and analgesia, eutenasia, injection techniques and blood collection

Name of Lecturer(s)
Learning Outcomes
1.To learn data collecting techniques by different approaches in laboratory animals and to be informed about experimental design
2.To learn knowledge about behaviors and biology of laboratory animals
3.To gain ability handling of laboratory animals and making simple interventions
4.To gain ability collection of biological specimens such as the body fluid, tissue sample in laboratory animals
5.To gain ability regarding making simple chirurgical techniques in laboratory animals
6.To be informed about anesthesia, analgesia and eutenasia in laboratory animals
Recommended or Required Reading
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
Using laboratory animals in biomedical studies
Week 1 - Practice
Recognition of the experimental animals, the definition of the living conditions of physiological limits
Week 2 - Theoretical
Animal welfare
Week 2 - Practice
Beavior in laboratory animals. Handling of laboratory animals
Week 3 - Theoretical
Ethic of laboratory animals and animal laws
Week 3 - Practice
Handling and restraining of laboratory animals
Week 4 - Theoretical
Behaviour in laboratory animals
Week 4 - Practice
Anesthetics laboratory animals
Week 5 - Theoretical
Housing and nutrition in laboratory animals
Week 5 - Practice
Anesthetics laboratory animals
Week 6 - Theoretical
Experimental design and laboratory animals
Week 6 - Practice
Stages of anesthesia in experimental animals
Week 7 - Theoretical
Handling and restraining of laboratory animals
Week 7 - Practice
Blood collecting techniques -I
Week 8 - Theoretical
Midterm
Week 8 - Practice
Midterm
Week 9 - Theoretical
Rules of drug and chemical administration
Week 9 - Practice
Blood collecting techniques -II
Week 10 - Theoretical
Experimental simple interventions
Week 10 - Practice
Injection and different techniques of drug administration in laboratory animals-I
Week 11 - Theoretical
Anesthesia
Week 11 - Practice
Injection and different techniques of drug administration in laboratory animals -II
Week 12 - Theoretical
Analgesia
Week 12 - Practice
Eutenasia in laboratory animals -I
Week 13 - Theoretical
Simple chirurgical techniques in laboratory animals
Week 13 - Practice
Eutenasia in laboratory animals -II
Week 14 - Theoretical
Eutenasia
Week 14 - Practice
Necropsy
Week 15 - Theoretical
Presentations
Week 15 - Practice
To send biological sample to laboratory
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Type of AssessmentCountPercent
Midterm Examination1%38
Final Examination1%60
Quiz4%1
Term Assignment1%1
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesCountPreparationTimeTotal Work Load (hours)
Lecture - Theory141128
Lecture - Practice141242
Assignment44120
Term Project120222
Quiz42112
Midterm Examination1819
Final Examination116117
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)150
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Adnan Menderes University - Information Package / Course Catalogue