Course: Methodology of the work with laboratory animals

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Course title Methodology of the work with laboratory animals
Course code KAZ/LZ
Organizational form of instruction Lecture
Level of course not specified
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 2
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course unspecified
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Švíglerová Jitka, Doc. MUDr. Ph.D.
Course content
Lectures: 1. Legislation - Act no. 149/2004 Coll. 2. Laboratory animals species 3. Anatomy of laboratory animals 4. Physiology of laboratory animals 5. Care of laboratory animals 6. Anesthesia 7. Vascular access, cannulation, blood taking 8. Surgical methods 9. Analgesia and postoperative care 10. Asepsis 11. Animal models (diabetes, hypertension, chronic renal failure, denervation, volume overload, sepsis etc.).

Learning activities and teaching methods
Multimedia supported teaching, Lecture with visual aids, Field trip
  • Contact hours - 22 hours per semester
  • Undergraduate study programme term essay (20-40) - 30 hours per semester
professional knowledge
No particular prerequisites specified.
learning outcomes
Students will be able to follow the principles of work with laboratory animals listed within the law. They will understand the species of laboratory animals, their anatomy and organ function. Students will be able to distinguish the laboratory animals diseases, methods of analgesia and ways of vascular input and will understand their farming systems.
teaching methods
Lecture with visual aids
Field trip
Multimedia supported teaching
assessment methods
Seminar work
Recommended literature
  • Jebavý, L. a kol. Chov laboratorních zvířat.. 1. vyd. Praha: Česká zemědělská univerzita, 2011. ISBN 978-80-213-2176-2.
  • Popesko, P., Rajtová, V., Horák, J. Atlas anatomie malých laboratorních zvířat.. 1. Vyd. Bratislava: Príroda, 1990. ISBN 80-07-00042-9.

Study plans that include the course
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