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Our Commitment to Continuing Education

Fidelis is committed to supporting laboratory and animal health professionals with opportunities to learn more about pain, its impact, and advances in pain management for animals.

Now Available to Laboratory Professionals

Sponsored by Fidelis Pharmaceuticals

American Association of Veterinary State Boards (AASVB) Registry of Approved Continuing Education (RACE)-Approved Program

Program Title:

“Pain and Its Influence in the Research Environment”


James Finlay, DVM, PhD, DACLAM Associate Director, City of Hope Beckman Research Institute Center for Comparative Medicine

Program Overview:

There exist ethical, regulatory and scientific imperatives to recognize and address pain in animals used in research. It is incumbent upon all stakeholders in the research community to consistently advocate for and provide relief to animals involved in research. This presentation will address the physiology and perception of pain in animals and the potential role that pain has in confounding research variables. The presentation will also explore some commonly used models of pain and pain perception along with the equipment used in these models. Additionally, the current state of analgesia in rodent species will be discussed. Finally, the topic of practical clinical management of pain in rodents will be addressed.


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