MicroIsolator Technology (MIT) Training
UCAR and DLAM have developed an online training course for MicroIsolator Technology (MIT) in the Blackboard Learning System. MicroIsolator Certification includes the successful completion of the MIT course in Blackboard and "hands-on" training. Once you have completed MIT in Blackboard, you will be notified when “hands-on” training is available.
MIT training and certification are required for all personnel entering animal rooms that use microIsolator technology husbandry strategy.
Carbon Dioxide Euthanasia Training
UCAR has developed an online training course for carbon dioxide (CO2) euthanasia in the Blackboard Learning System. It is mandatory that all individuals who perform euthanasia using CO2 must review the online euthanasia course and pass the quiz. If you are listed on a protocol that states that you will euthanize animals with CO2, you must successfully complete the CO2 online training
Rodent Colony Management (RCM) Course
UCAR and DLAM have developed an online training course for Rodent Colony Management in the Blackboard Learning System. It is mandatory that all individuals who manage rodent breeding colonies must review the Rodent Colony Management course and successfully complete the assessment.
Creating a Blackboard Account
If you don't have an existing Blackboard account, navigate to "Create New Blackboard User Account" and create an account. Within 24 hours you will be given access to Blackboard. Notify the Research and Training Coordinator or the instructor (within Blackboard) when you have access to Blackboard. State which courses you need to complete and you will be added to the courses. Review the course and complete the assessment.
If you have any questions, please contact the UCAR Office at (585) 275-1693.