chirurgie, biologie

Continuing Education for the use of live animals in scientific purposes # 2: experimental projects, severity classification criteria of scientific procedures performed on animals (Rodents)

In addition to specific training, the use of live animals for scientific purposes requires a continuous training of 3 days every 6 years.
This training day validates one day of continuing education to be included in the skills booklet.


  • have fundamental knowledge of the physiology of pain
  • recognize the signs of pain and to adopte appropriate care and monitoring strategies
  • be able to evaluate the degree of severity of an experimental procedure; assigning a procedure to a particular category
  • know the 3R rule and the ethical device in animal research
  • how to write a project authorization


  • pain, endpoints, euthanasia
  • evaluation of the severity of an experimental procedure
  • the 3R rule
  • the ethical device in animal research
  • project authorization




  • Lectures.
  • Practical training.
  • Teaching materials, bibliography and documentation are given to the participants.



  • Teaching method adapted to acquire the strategic laws.
  • Instructors: Professor of Genetics and Researcher, experts in use of live animals for scientific purposes.


Competency Development Action Category:

(Article L6313-1 of the Labour Code)
Training action

Formation:  Professional training.

Field: use of live animals for scientific purposes .

Teaching managers:

Hélène Hardin-Pouzet

Marie-Noëlle Fiamma


Duration:  1 day

Number of participants: from  4 to 20.

Price: 450 €

Location: Campus Pierre et  Marie Curie- Paris (Jussieu Paris ).

Schedule: upon request

Public :Technicians, engineers, researchers, teachers-researchers, doctoral students.

Pre-requisite: Basic knowledges in the use of live animals in scientific purposes  .

Validation: Statement of accomplishment.

Language:The course can be provided in english or french upon request.

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