COURSE UNIT TITLE

: EXPERIMENTAL ANIMALS AND APPLICATION METHODS

Description of Individual Course Units

Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type Of Course D U L ECTS
SBE 5005 EXPERIMENTAL ANIMALS AND APPLICATION METHODS ELECTIVE 1 4 0 6

Offered By

The Institute Of Health Sciences

Level of Course Unit

Second Cycle Programmes (Master's Degree)

Course Coordinator

PROFESSOR DOCTOR OSMAN YILMAZ

Offered to

Medical Biology and Genetics
Clinical Neuroscience (Non-Thesis)
Biochemistry
Basic Oncology
Clinical Neuroscience
Radiopharmaceutical Sciences
Biophysics
Microbiology
Audiology
Biomechanics
Basic Neuroscience
Molecular Medicine
Sport Physiology
Basic Nuclear Medicine
Histology and Embryology
CLINICAL DRUG RESEARCH
Medical Parasitology
Experimantal Fetal Surgery
PHYSIOLOGY
Pharmacology
Laboratory Animal Science
Toxicology
TRANSLATIONAL MEDICINE

Course Objective

Course Objective:
By this course it is aimed to teach the students and researches who will make experimental animal study, the biology of the laboratory animals, manipulation techniques and use this information on the studies that they plan.

Learning Outcomes of the Course Unit

1   1. To be able to understand the biology of experimental animal
2   2. To be able to assimilate basic manipulation techniques
3   3. To be able to understand experimental animal selection
4   4. To be able to assimilate analgesia and anesthesia in experimental animals
5   5. To be able to understand scarification techniques in experimental animals
6   6. To be able to understand pain control and postoperative care in animal studies
7   7. To be able to apply the newly gained information in managing experimental animal studies

Mode of Delivery

Face -to- Face

Prerequisites and Co-requisites

None

Recomended Optional Programme Components

None

Course Contents

Week Subject Description
1 Biology of laboratory animals Application
2 Injection techniques Application
3 Important diseases in laboratory animals Application
4 Anesthesia in laboratory animals Application
5 Breeding and breeding techniques, basic laboratory safety Application
6 Nutrition in laboratory animals Estrus cycles in laboratory animals Application
7 Management of laboratory animal facility Occupational Health and safety
8 Surgical techniques in laboratory animals Application
9 Steriotaksi appliance Application
10 Circadian rhythm Application
11 Life times Comparisons of human-rat and human-mouse Application
12 Selection criteria of laboratory animals Application
13 Biostatistics, Animal models Application
14 Discussion

Recomended or Required Reading

R.Barone, C.PAVAUN, p.c. Blın, P.Cuq : Anatomıe DuLapın, Atlas Of Rabbıt Anatomy, Masson c. Editeurs 1973
Sıegfrıed Jung : Grundlagen fürdie Zucht und Haltung der wichtigsten Versuchstiere, Gustov Fıscher Verlag Stutgart 1961.
Patrick F.Sharp. Marie C.La Regina, : The Laboratory Rat, CRC Press London 1998
H.B Waynforth: Experimental and Surgical Technique in the Rat Academıc Press London 1980
James G . Fox, Bennett. J. Cohen, Franklin M. Loew : Laboratory Animal Medicine, Academıc Press, Inc. 1984.

Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods

1. Presentations
2. Studying the subject, interactive discussion and to be able to comment on
3. Preparing homework
4. Evaluation of information

Assessment Methods

SORTING NUMBER SHORT CODE LONG CODE FORMULA
1 MTE MIDTERM EXAM
2 ASG ASSIGNMENT
3 FIN FINAL EXAM
4 FCG FINAL COURSE GRADE MTE * 0.60 +ASG * 0.10+ FIN* 0.30
5 RST RESIT
6 FCGR FINAL COURSE GRADE (RESIT) MTE * 0.60 +ASG * 0.10+ RST* 0.30


*** Resit Exam is Not Administered in Institutions Where Resit is not Applicable.

Further Notes About Assessment Methods

None

Assessment Criteria

1. It is evaluated if theoretical presentations were understood and if objectives were reached by midterm and final exams
2. It is evaluated if they can apply what they learned by homework presentations and discussion sessions

Language of Instruction

Turkish

Course Policies and Rules

To be announced.

Contact Details for the Lecturer(s)

osman.yilmaz@deu.edu.tr, 0 232 412 4651

Office Hours

To be announced.

Work Placement(s)

None

Workload Calculation

Activities Number Time (hours) Total Work Load (hours)
Lectures 14 1 14
Tutorials 14 4 56
Preparation for midterm exam 2 4 8
Preparation for final exam 1 4 4
Preparations before/after weekly lectures 14 4 56
Preparing assignments 1 5 5
Midterm 1 3 3
Final 2 2 4
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours) 150

Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes

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