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LARC IB ABSL2 Online Training


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Full course description

For the safety and protection of the trainee,  IACUC approval is now required prior to attending  ABSL2 training.  Email to inquire about scheduling training. The trainee will be notified within 24 to 48 hours to see if training can proceed.  Those who are not IACUC approved, will be withdrawn from the course.  After IACUC approval, it will be up to the associate to register for this class.  

What is this course about?

This is a 45 minute course that will cover the procedures and processes which are required when working in the Animal Biosafety Level 2 (ABSL2) animal housing rooms at the LARC IB Facility. The course will include demonstration and discussion on personal protective equipment, traffic flow patterns, labeling requirements, and handling/disposal of dirty cages.

Who should attend this course?

This course will be most useful for any research faculty and staff who need access to the ABSL2 rooms in the LARC IB facility

What are the prerequisites for this course?

The LARC IB Facility Basic Orientation Training course is a required pre-requisite. LARC ABSL-2 Training is required for rodent ABSL2 housing access. Please sign up for this class at least 24 hours in advance.

Helpful Tips

The LARC ABSL2 Training courses are facility specific. You are required to register and attend multiple basic training courses if the research animals you'll be working with are housed in more than one facility.


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Course Offered by: Laboratory Animal Resource Center (LARC), IU School of Medicine
Course Locations: Indianapolis
Course Length: 45 minutes

SOM, LARC, Indianapolis