Additional Training Requests

Additional procedure-based workshops are available for other procedures and can be requested by contacting train.acs@ubc.ca.

These workshops include (for rats and mice):

**training procedures using other species can also be organized

  • gavage
  • IV tail vein injection
  • blood sampling methods (microsampling, saphenous, tail vein, intracardiac, vena cava, facial vein, retro orbital)
  • intubation/ventilation
  • tissue collection (identification of the correct anatomical position and recognition of the tissue to be collected as well as the best way to remove the tissue)
  • cervical dislocation
  • decapitation
  • suturing (basic and more advanced patterns)
  • surgical model refinement/training
  • intratracheal/intranasal administration
  • intradermal/foot pad injections
  • intramuscular injections
  • tail vein catheterization
  • transcardiac perfusions
  • other procedures based on requirements of the research

These workshops can be run “one-on-one” or in lab groups depending on the equipment required.

The fee for additional procedures training is $20 per person per workshop.