Core Modules

Core Modules 

Due to multiple hacking we need to include and additional security step

Please email sec@lastireland to register

If you  are doing the basic core modules, you should tick (Day 1) and your chosen species module e.g. rodent , aquatic etc (Day 2)
The legal box is a stand alone module for those who have a done a previous qualifying course e.g in another member state.

Note : For the  course you  will  need to be available for a 1.5 to 2  hour  class on the ;
23/5/2024 @: 14.00 -15.30 ( Online via zoom)
30/5/2024 @ 14.00 -16.00 (Online via zoom)

Price “Core modules” module  135€ ( Day 1)

Price “Species  Specific”  modules ( Day 2)

Rodent 150€     Others 250€.

To obtain an individual authorisation from HPRA you will need to do both a “core modules” course and a “species specific” course. ( eg rodent , large animal, wildlife , aquatic or dog and cat)
The core modules course  consists of an introductory Zoom meeting . There is some  preparatory work done online before the meeting.

After the initial zoom meeting you will then have a week to study the core online material followed by a zoom meeting. You will have some material to prepare for this session.

The online material will take about 17 hours of study.
Please be aware that attendance at the second days meeting   is a requirement .

The areas  covered are:

History & Evolution of  Science & Ethics                                                                 EU Modules 2&9
Development of the Legislation                                                                                 EU Modules 1
Implementation of Directive 2010/63/EU  HPRA Inspector                            EU Modules  1
Euthanasia  Theory                                                                                                         EU Modules 6.1
Recognition of Pain, Suffering and Distress                                                          EU Modules 5
Design & Management of Procedures and Projects                                           EU Modules 10
Animal specified factors affecting Research                                                         EU Modules 10
Anti-­vivisection Discussion
Core Modules @ 135€
Species Specific Modules  Rodent @ 150€
Other @250€

The two text books below (€85 extra plus P&P @ €5) are required resource material:

Handbook of Laboratory Animal Management and Welfare, 4th Edition

Design of Animal Experiments
Reducing the Use of Animals in Research through Better Experimental Design Series HB14

You may have access to them via your library or your lab. You will need access to them to study for the exam.

NEW The design of animal experiments is also available as a free download at the above url

If you wish LAST to supply these please put tick the ‘Supply Texts’ Box in the application form. If you only want one of the books please put that into the comment box.