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Overview Amendments are created for approved protocols when any part of the protocol requires a change. Depending on the type of change, the amendment may or may not need to go through the full review process. Important Information Personnel, Scientific, and PI Change amendments require updates to Animal Handling Details. There are four types of amendments, allowing multiple amendments to be processed simultaneously depending on the type. Protocols can have one each of Personnel, Funding, and Scientific amendments open at a given time.
Overview This document details the process used by animal Husbandry technicians and Veterinary roles to create an Animal Treatment Report (ATR) in eRAM.
Overview Principal Investigators (PIs) and Lab Personnel with the role of Protocol Editor or Authorized Signer can request the purchase or transfer of animals and report animal acquisitions or deliveries by completing the applicable Animal Use Form within eRAM. When completing an Animal Use Form, data is pulled directly from the protocol. Drop-down menus and selection pages display only applicable protocol information, including individuals, species and locations. Regardless of the type of Animal Use Form you are working with, there are three basic steps to complete:
When exporting some custom search reports as an Excel spreadsheet, you may find it necessary to reformat cells that don’t correctly separate data with a delimiter (e.g., a comma, semicolon or colon). The following procedure demonstrates how to reformat data in these cells to include a delimiter. The following formula can be used to reformat cell data with a delimiter: =SUBSTITUTE(SUBSTITUTE(E2,CHAR(13),””),CHAR(10),”,”)
Overview Opening an SSRS report in Excel allows users the ability to customize and manipulate data to meet their needs (e.g., perform additional calculations; remove unneeded rows/columns, etc.). In order for an SSRS Report to display correctly in Excel, it must be exported as a .CSV file (comma separated values).
Overview It is recommended that you use the Hide/Show Errors functionality to insure all required fields are complete in a submission (e.g., protocol, animal use form, etc.) before submitting it for review. Any errors must be addressed before it can be submitted. In order to minimize the number of errors that display, you should not run Hide/Show Errors until you are ready to submit the submission for review.
Overview SSRS users working in Internet Explorer (IE) who wish to print reports using the print icon must first install the Active-X Control.
Overview This document details the process used by ATR Staff with an ATR Veterinary role to escalate an Animal Treatment Report (ATR) assignment level and assigned persons in eRAM.
Overview When a Facility Inspector conducts a site visit, they can enter findings or deficiencies for each room with notes or recommendations in eRAM. They can then create action items and send summary emails to responsible person(s)/assignees.
Overview This document details the process used by ATR Staff with an ATR Veterinary role to enter or update a visit recheck schedule for an Animal Treatment Report (ATR) in eRAM.