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Animal Use Protocol Forms

are required to complete the IACUC
approval process.

  1. Protocols - All PIs using animals must fill out forms and submit them to the IACUC for review and approval – prior to starting a project using animals.
  2. Training - Anyone working with animals must complete the related training and forms through online CITI Training courses.  CITI Training instructions appear separately.
  3. Euthanasia - Anyone working with animals should be familiar with the AVMA Guidelines: AVMA Guidelines for the Euthanasia of Animals: 2020 Edition.


PROTOCOLS Process and Forms

March 2018 - All protocol forms have been revised.  They are in MS Word, compatible back to Word 2010.
Contact IT Help at x4357 to find out which Word version you have and receive the update to Word 2010, 2013 or 2016.

Process

New protocols:

1. Download the required and supplement files (see below) for your protocol. Complete them on your computer, making sure your protocol is signed before submitting.

2. Scan and submit as pdf files to anmlcare@isu.edu.

If you have difficulties with these files please contact the
IACUC Committee Coordinator at (208) 282-2179 or anmlcare@isu.edu

All PIs are encouraged to discuss their protocol with the Attending Veterinarian before submitting it to the IACUC.  Arrange a meeting with the Attending Veterinarian by email to anmlcare@isu.edu, subject "Vet Protocol Review request".

Required Forms for New Protocols:

Animal Use Protocol Complete this form if you have a new protocol.

  1. Requires both PI and CO-PI contact information, and the PI’s signature
  2. Identifies the related forms needed for protocol submission

Occupational Health and Safety Acknowledgement for Work with Animals  (All faculty and students working on a protocol must complete this form one time. If you have completed this form on another protocol, there is no need to complete it again.)

IACUC Occupational Health Personnel Statement  (All project participants, including faculty and students must complete this form for each protocol submitted)

 

See completion instructions and find subforms at the Animal Research Occupational Health & Safety Plan (AOHSP) page 

Code of Ethics for the Use of Vertebrates in Research  (The PI must sign this form one time only. It will carry over to other protocols.)

 

Risk Assessment Form : PI's will need to complete this form and submit it with their protocol.

Protocol Forms 

Additional Forms. PI should complete all that apply:

Protocol Type form for Animal Husbandry (Housing)  If you are housing animals in the approved animal facility sites, please complete this form to help animal care staff meet your needs. 

Protocol Type for Breeding Study  If your protocol includes breeding animals, please complete this form. 

Protocol Type for Field Study  If your protocol is a field study, please complete this form.

Protocol Type for Teaching Study (for use with Teaching Labs) pdf If your protocol is for teaching purposed of uses animals in teaching labs, please complete this form.

Annual Reviews and Amendments:

Annual Review Form. This form should be completed annually.

Request for Protocol Amendment. Use this form to submit an amendment to an already-approved protocol.

Other Resources

Please contact the Animal Facility Manager at anmlcare@isu.edu or (208) 282-3895 for access to the Animal Care Facility.

Handbook for Use in Animal Facility and Field Studies pdf

Animal Use Occupational Health & Safety Plan pdf