PREP Course #28: Pain Management and Risk in Laboratory Animals

  • Define Pain Category E. Contrasting Category E with Categories C and D
  • Common analgesics for use in laboratory animals and their purpose
  • Unalleviated Pain and Distress: Effects on animal welfare and effects on data
  • Case Studies (focusing on current literature)


Upon completion of this session, participants should be able to:

  • Define USDA pain category E
  • Apply concepts to common types of anesthetics and analgesics used in laboratory animals
  • Evaluate the potential impact of withholding pain management in regards to data validity and animal welfare


Alison Powell, LATG, Manager,
Office of Research Compliance

Theresa Faughnan, Director, Operations
Center Comparative Physiology


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The Public Research Education Program (PREP) is a series of courses developed by various research support offices in conjunction with other health system offices. The courses offer CME credits and are designed to increase quality of research throughout the health system and streamline the process of conducting research.

PREP courses also aim to enhance and expand investigator capacity to conduct research. PREP courses are free and open to all Northwell Health employees, students, and volunteers. In addition, interested research collaborators and community partners are welcome to attend.

Light refreshments will be served at the courses held at the Goldman B Conference Room.

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