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Rodent Surgery Training Session

A 3 day live training to build a strong foundation of knowledge and skill in rodent surgery and train on simple procedures (in collaboration with Rene Remie Surgical Skills Center)


Rodent Surgery Training Session

Program of the course

Each day will consist of live presentation and experiment sessions, to include interactive discussion and room exercises.

Day 1: Basic microsurgical techniques in rodents I

  • 09:00 - 09:30 Welcome, introduction and expectations for the course
  • 09:30 - 10:30 Non-surgical techniques and good surgical practices including hemostasis
  • 10:45 - 11:30 Suture materials and instruments 
  • 11:30 - 12:00 Setting the microscope 

Practice exercises

  • 13:00 - 15:00 Microsurgical suture techniques on latex glove
  • 15:00 - 17:00 Specific hands-on training session 1

Day 2: Basic microsurgical techniques in rodents II

  • 09:00 - 10:30 Asepsis - Simple and high-level implantation procedures
  • 10:45 - 12:00 Anesthesia, analgesia including peri-operative care and monitoring

Practice exercises

  • 13:00 - 17:00 Specific hands-on training session 2

Day 3: Basic specific surgical technique training

  • 09:00 - 10:30 Catheterization procedures theory for vascular and non vascular procedures
  • 10:45 - 12:30 Specific hands-on training session 3
  • 13:30 - 16:30 Specific hands-on training session 4


The registration includes: workshop materials, lunch and refreshment breaks, transportation from the IBIS hotel to the center.

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Learning Outcomes

  • Build a strong foundation of knowledge and skill in rodent surgery and train on simple procedures. 
  • Learn about rodent surgery best practice, pre-and postoperative care, on-demand surgical techniques, and animal welfare in the surgical setting.


Concerned Public

Technicians, Researchers



  • Student must have basic knowledge about animal surgery 
  • Student must understand written and oral english language.


Pedagogical Methods

  • This course is face to face training with lecture and hands-on sessions. 
  • The progress of students will be evaluated during the course by the trainer.
  • Students will have to complete a satisfaction questionnaire at the end of the course.

Terms & Conditions

The registration will be confirmed upon reception of the purchase order.

You can find Terms & Condition on the link below:!Ao6pN72bVowDdGoMgQ7pq4C3K9s

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