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Educating the IACUC and Investigators to the Ethical Issues of Conducting Lab Animal Research CITI Developers Group Meeting October 4, 2007 Mark Christensen A Possible Approach 1. Moral Theory 2. Applied Ethics 3. Specific IACUC/Investigator Applications Theoretical Foundations 1. Moral Theory A. A bit about reasoning about ethics B. Specific ethical theories 2. Historical Context A. Thought about the status of animals B. The regulatory developments Applied Ethics 1. Application of Ethics to Animals 2. Application of Ethics to Research 3. Relationships Between Ethics and Regulations Applications to IACUCs and Investigators 1. Specific to the Current Review Process 2. Related to the Regulatory Documents 3. Linked to Items on Protocol Forms, in SOPs, etc. Case Studies 1. 2. of 3. 4. To Illustrate Theoretical Concepts To Illustrate/Demonstrate Application Theory to Concrete World As Examples of Particular Points To Motivate Practice A Few Thoughts 1. Good Science is “Value Free”…Good Scientists are Not Good = Effective + Ethical Addapted from Joanne B. Ciulla Thoughts cont. 2. Good and Evil vs Good, Better, Best Wrong is Wrong, but Let’s Pursue Progress, Improvement, Excellence Attitude Affects Practice “…free of pain and distress, best quality of life, dignity, respect, compassion…” William Yonushonis DVM, Ohio State Univ.