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Veterinary Medical Records for USDA-Regulated Species: Revised Forms and Updated Requirements

Start Date/Time:
Thursday, October 11, 2018 2:00 PM
End Date/Time:
Thursday, October 11, 2018 3:00 PM
Recurring Event:
One time event
Importance:
Normal Priority
Category:
Animal Research
Location:
Dean Building, 2nd Floor, Rooms 250 A/B
Description:

Veterinary medical records serve as documentation of animal health and well-being assessments. The ideal medical record should tell the story of an animal from the time it arrives at WFU until the time it leaves.  While not a requirement, the USDA inspectors expect to see complete medical records in order to ensure there is effective daily observation of animals and adequate veterinary care.  Documentation of the communication between the research and veterinary staffs, as well as clear indicators of responsibility for care, are key components of what they consider to be a complete record. Registration is not required for this course.

Owned by Anita Pulley On Thursday, September 27, 2018