The Institute of Laboratory Animal Science in cooperation with the Tierpflegeschule an der Vetmeduni Vienna is announcing the
Workshop on Pain Assessment – Tutor: Prof. Paul Flecknell, Newcastle University, UK
June 8th-9th, 2017
at the Vetmeduni Vienna
This workshop adresses scientists and technicians who work with laboratory rats , mice and rabbits and are involved in pain management and welfare of these animals. The practical physiology of pain and nociception will be reviewed. Focus is on interactive and intensive training (video clips) of cage- side assessment of pain using score sheets and grimace scales. Application of analgesics will be discussed.
Registration will be open as of April 3rd, 2017, 09:00 a.m.
A fully completed form is required for registration. Enrollment is limited to 30 participants. Early application is advised. Please follow the Link to the online registration form:
Notice: your own Laptop, smartphone or tablet is required for participation!
Course fee per person *: € 420,00
Social event **: € 45,00
*incl. lunch and coffee break. The fee does not include participant's travel and lodging.
** incl. entrance fee and guided tour through the Collections of the Medical University of Vienna http://www.josephinum.ac.at [Link 2] and Dinner at a Restaurant. Drinks are not included.
Download info folder here [Link 3]