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LAM Outreach Programs

The Ohio State University Laboratory Animal Medicine Program actively promotes the advancement of knowledge in the fields of Laboratory Animal Medicine and Human Medicine by providing a variety of training experiences to other organizations within the Columbus area.

Lab Animal Training Techniques

Our program assists the Ohio State Agricultural Science Interns, Columbus State Veterinary Technology Degree Program , the Ohio Veterinary Medical Association (OVMA), and the Student Chapter of the American Society of Laboratory Animal Practitioners.

Techniques include:

  • Wet labs, for exposure to common lab animal species to include handling, enrichment and current techniques in the care of these species.
  • Wet lab support for the training of medical techniques.
  • Discussions/lectures on the variety of species dealt with in lab animal medicine.
  • Provide information/speakers for Career Exploration type programs on the exciting available careers in Lab Animal Medicine.
  • Internship opportunities for Ohio State Animal Science students interested in lab animal medicine. The experience includes basic exposure to operations, surgery, medicine, as well as a preventive medicine program.
  • Externship programs which give the student the opportunity to work closely with Board Certified Laboratory Animal Veterinarians,Registered Veterinary Technicians and support staff.

Medical Techniques

Our department provides animals and support for outside medical organizations. These organizations have training personnel with certification credentials and CEU granting privileges for personnel at Doctors Hospitals, Southern Ohio Medical Center, OU Lancaster, Youngstown EMS Program and other fire departments.

Past support provided includes:

  • Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS)
  • Perfusion Anatomy and Trauma Techniques
  • Other courses may also be requested

If you are interested in more info  rmation concerning any of the available training please contact: