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Assistant Laboratory Animal Science Technician
Assistant Lab Animal Technicians provide daily care for laboratory animals in a biomedical research setting, with an emphasis on humane care and welfare of the animals. Assistant Lab Animal Technicians are responsible for duties such as cleaning cages, pens, trays, equipment and fittings; feeding and watering animals; handling and moving animals safely; administering medications; checking the environment (for example, temperature and humidity); monitoring the condition of animals and recognizing and resolving any behavioral problems; obtaining samples and measurements; collecting and recording data; ensuring animals are kept clean and comfortable; and reporting operational issues or animal health concerns to appropriate staff members. Certification is recommended, but not necessary for job placement.
Hours Course Code Course Title Actions
30.00 HL00458 Biological Laboratory Sciences Orientation View Course
120.00 HL00452 Introduction to Biotechnology View Course
120.00 HL00455 Biological Laboratory Safety View Course
60.00 HL00393 Professionalism and Communication Skills View Course
120.00 HL00451 Applied Mathematics for Laboratory Science View Course
135.00 HL00457 Standard Laboratory Operating Procedures View Course
180.00 HL00467 Assistant Lab Animal Technician Training View Course
120.00 HL00468 Work-based Experiences for Biological Sciences II View Course
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