LABORATORY ANIMALS. V. WORKSHOP IN ANIMAL TECHNICIAN TRAINING
NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES-NATIONAL RESEARCH COUNCIL WASHINGTON DC
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The purpose of the workshop, sponsored by the Institute of Laboratory Animal Resources, was to evaluate the progress made in training caretakers, and to formulate a plan for the future. Three study groups met and discussed the following assignments Evaluation and amendment of existing curricula for junior and senior technicians Determination of types of training needed by supervisory technicians, length of courses, and subject matter Determination and recommendation of training aids available for both Junior-Senior and Supervisory Technician training courses. Papers were presented by recognized leaders in the field of animal technician training in the United States and Great Britain. From the workshop there evolved a new concept of the animal technician, as well as a working blueprint for development and training of animal technicians.
- Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Medicine