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On-Demand Resources from Fall 2022 ULAM Faculty Vet Check-In Meetings Now Available

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To help keep the research community apprised of important updates and changes impacting animal care and use at the University of Michigan, ULAM Faculty Veterinarians hosted virtual Vet Check-In Meetings in September 2022. 

If you were unable to attend a meeting and would like to learn more about what was discussed, meeting resources are now available to review and download.

Discussion topics included:

Meeting slides, which include embedded hyperlinks for quick access to additional content, are available via U-M Dropbox (or paste animalcare.umich.edu/fall2022-ufc-slides into your web browser) requires Level-1 U-M login credentials using valid Level-1 U-M login credentials.

Meeting Overview

A 19-minute recording of one meeting is also available at animalcare.umich.edu/fall2022-ufc-recordingrequires Level-1 U-M login credentials. The recording will be available for viewing through December 1, 2022.

Recording Timestamps

Timestamp

Topic

0:00

Introduction & Brief Overview

1:00

Expired Substances

2:17

Mouse & Rat Euthanasia Procedure Changes

4:14

Recent Changes to Analgesic Drugs

4:30

– Changes to Buprenorphine Dosing

5:58

Reusing Barcodes

7:34

– Examples of Reusing Barcodes

8:21

ULAM Training Core Updates

9:33

ULAM Technical Services

10:02

– Veterinary Technician Technical Services

10:45

Changes in Weekend Veterinary Technician Hours

11:50

A Discussion on Endpoints

15:15

Differentiating Adverse Consequences from Adverse Events

16:25

Reminders About Trio Breeding and Trio Birthing in Mice

17:35

Planning for AAALAC 2023 Site Visit

18:21

– AAALAC 2023 Preparation Survey

Questions?

Please reach out to your facility’s ULAM Faculty Veterinarian with additional questions or concerns about any of the topics above. A discussion with your veterinarian can also help optimize many different aspects of your research, including:

  • Facility and/or project-specific questions
  • Anesthesia protocols
  • Proper analgesia
  • Proper use of antibiotics or other adjunctive drugs
  • Surgical techniques

If you don’t know your faculty veterinarian, send an email to ulam-questions@umich.edu and your question will be routed appropriately.

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