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Mannheimer Foundation, Inc.

Laboratory Animal Medicine/Management of Nonhuman Primates
  • Students
    participate in outdoor rounds (health surveillance of NHP large
    colonies), which include physical exams, diagnostic procedures (TB
    tests), abdominal ultrasounds, administration of medications, etc.
  • Students participate in hospital triage, working with veterinarians
    and veterinary technicians clinical/surgical cases arriving to hospital
    areas.
  • Students particpate in necropsy procedures, laboratory procedures (fecal exams, blood works, etc)
  • They also learn about some procedures associated with research (i.e. bone marrow aspirates, CSF taps, sample collections, etc)
If
students are interested in laboratory animal medicine / comparative
medicine field, this rotation will certainly help them to prepare for
ACLAM boards.

Journal Clubs (NHP articles), clinical rounds, etc
Students
are expected in participate in all clinical and research support
activities that are taking place during their rotation period.
8 hours per day / 5 days per week
Yes
The Mannheimer Foundation, Inc
20255 SW 360 Street

Homestead, FL 33034
(305) 245-1551
(305) 245-7650
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Pablo R. Morales, DVM, DACLAM
Posted: 11/15/13
Location: 
Homestead, FL
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