Winston-Salem, NC (PRWEB) December 04, 2012
The Veterinary Bioscience Institute, the leading on-line provider of continuing education for the biomedical and laboratory animal science community, is thrilled to announce an amazing partnership with a-tune software.
a-tune is the foremost provider in electronic data management for laboratory animal facilities.
The web based tick@lab suite provides tools for Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee management along with human safety (IRB) and biological safety (IBC). The training record component of the software enables the tracking of procedures, methods, and overall competency of the organizations staff that are part of the scientific community.
tick@lab also includes vivarium Management, Capacity Planning, Animal Records and Transgenic Breeding.
With support services to foster greater enterprise adoption of tick@lab, the implementation process takes months not years. a-tune’s latest technology accomplishments include enhancements to tick@lab that provide support to the IPAD and mobile devices. http://www.a-tune.com
“a-tune is a natural fit for the Veterinary Bioscience Institute,” states Szczepan Baran, President of VBI. “Their innovative tick@lab platform integrates with VBI’s educational materials seamlessly, creating a powerhouse of technological and educational advancement for the biomedical and life sciences industries.”
Pat Guider, General Manager of North American operations at a-tune, adds: “By integrating tick@lab and the VBI platform, our customers can benefit from a holistic management of individual training records and related compliance data and processes resulting in lower costs for data management and reduced compliance risks.”
VBI offers an extensive line of on-line courses and webinars each providing continuing education credits approved by the Registry of Approved Continuing Education (RACE). “Our library of titles is ever expanding and continually updated,” states Elizabeth Johnson, CEO of VBI. “Furthermore, VBI relies on a global network of experts to contribute to and review our content to ensure that we are providing an unsurpassed and up-to-the-minute educational experience. Partnering with a-tune allows VBI to turn over the Information Technology piece to a group of experts, which in turn allows VBI to focus on what we do best; educating the biomedical community.” Currently, VBI’s course offerings include topics pertaining to rodents, rabbits and swine. In 2013, they will deliver course material covering non-human primates, dogs and cats.
In addition to VBI’s online course and webinar offerings, they also provide mobile on-site training, which means that they will travel globally to facilities in need of their training services.