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Ethics in Biomedical Research with Animals

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What does IACUC stand for?

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1. An IACUC should consist of at least:

2. The AWA, from which IACUC derives legal authority, is the:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet combo will help you assess your understanding of the ethics of biomedical animal research. Some of the things you will be quizzed on include what the IACUC stands for and how long animals have been used to help people understand physiological processes.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessments will test you on the following:

  • What IACUC stands for
  • Components that should be included in an IACUC
  • What AWA stands for
  • The definition of biomedical research
  • How long animals have been sacrificed to gain insight into physiological processes

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the ethics of biomedical animal research
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about animal research in a different light
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the history of biomedical research
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the ethics of using animals in research

Additional Learning

To learn more about the use of animals in this type of research, review the corresponding lesson on Biomedical Animal Research Ethics. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define biomedical research
  • Learn about the history of biomedical research
  • Explore arguments about the morality of using animals in research
  • Learn about the IACUC
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