All animal users must complete mandatory online training modules every 4 years. Users are required to complete the Working with Small Animal course or the Large Animal course and all applicable species-specific modules as per protocol. For example, if you are working with rats, then you must take the Small Animal course and the Working with Rats in Research Settings course.
View all of the University of Pittsburgh animal research related courses offered by CITI here.
In addition, video trainings are provided to address specific topics. Investigators can also learn more about procedures on animals through the AALAS learning library. EH&S also provides training sessions regarding laboratory safety.
You can access this training through these links:
- CITI page
- Directions for accessing CITI training are available.
- On-demand video training
- AALAS learning library
- Environmental Health & Safety training