Post-Approval Monitoring

Post Approval Monitoring (PAM)

  • PAM is a principal method by which MUSC–IACUC assures that investigators and those involved in conducting and supporting animal research do not deviate from the written document and that other relevant documents are maintained in a compliant fashion (i.e., surgery records, animal orders, number of animals used, drugs used, etc.).

  • The goal of PAM is to encourage continual communications among the IACUC investigators and research staff to ensure that animal use is consistent with the approved protocol.

  • There are two forms listed below for PAM