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HL0050022
Laboratory Animal Science Technician
Laboratory Animal Technicians are expected to have a deeper knowledge of animal care and laboratory procedures than Assistant Lab Animal Technicians. Although many of the duties are the same, they are often expected to work with minimal supervision. Laboratory Animal Technician duties may include: maintaining clinical records on animals under veterinary observation and treatment; performing routine clinical procedures on a variety of laboratory animal species, including animal restraint, handling, examinations, blood and tissue collection, calculation of dosage and administration of medications, diagnostic laboratory tests and sample preparation, radiology, and necropsy; performing procedures without close technical supervision in a clinical or laboratory animal setting; providing animal health care under veterinary supervision; and providing psychological and environmental enrichment to a variety of laboratory animal species. Certification is recommended, but not necessary for job placement.
1005.0
2013
Courses
Hours Course Code Course Title Actions
120.00 HL00462 Laboratory Animal Technician Training View Course
120.00 HL00452 Introduction to Biotechnology View Course
60.00 HL00393 Professionalism and Communication Skills View Course
120.00 HL00455 Biological Laboratory Safety View Course
120.00 HL00451 Applied Mathematics for Laboratory Science View Course
135.00 HL00457 Standard Laboratory Operating Procedures View Course
30.00 HL00458 Biological Laboratory Sciences Orientation View Course
180.00 HL00467 Assistant Lab Animal Technician Training View Course
120.00 HL00468 Work-based Experiences for Biological Sciences II View Course
Campuses Approved For This Career Major This career major is not currently approved at any campuses