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Title of Collaborative Activity:

Interagency Collaborative Animal Research Education (ICARE) Training Project

Description of Collaborative Activity:

The Interagency Collaborative Animal Research Education (ICARE) Academies and Train the Trainer Institutes use active learning to train participants to meet their responsibilities for animal welfare oversight. The program empowers accountability for facts and conceptual understanding of Federal standards through the study of realistic problems encountered in animal care and use programs. Faculty includes subject matter experts from biomedical research institutions and federal agencies, including National Institutes of Health (NIH) and United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee members, staff, institutional officials, veterinarians, animal facility personnel, administrators, consultants, as well as compliance and regulatory personnel involved in the humane use of animals in research all may participate in the ICARE program.

Type of Collaborative Activity:

Training Initiative

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