BSC, MSC or any other life science background, BVSC, MVSC, BHMS, BAMS, BUMS, MBBS, MD, MRCOG, FRCOG or any medical degree, etc…
This course imparts in-depth theoretical and practical knowledge about all aspects of assisted reproductive technologies including pre-treatment evaluation, testing, oocyte recovery and embryo transfer. Candidates will be given an opportunity to comprehend various treatment procedures in an elucidated manner coupled with all-encompassing hands-on training on a one-one basis in all aspects of Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART).
Approach of the Training
Safe laboratory practice in Andryology.
Quality control, quality assurance and proficiency testing in andrology laboratory.
Video/ Multimedia presentation of critical clinical characteristics of setting up of an ideal IVF laboratory, follicular study, ovum pick up, oocyte stripping, laser assisted hatching, oocyte – zygote and embryo scoring, extended culture and embryo transfer.
Cryopreservation of gametes and embryos (demonstration only).
Observer-ship in an actual clinical set up for 5 days,(no hands-on experience will be available).
Hands-on Training Includes
Introduction & thirty years of IVF
Ovulation Induction & Stimulation Protocols
Male infertility and female infertility investigations
Indications for IVF
Semen Analysis & Preparation
Setting up of IVF Lab
Stress management for couples undergoing ART
Luteal phase support
Approaches to ovarian stimulation in patients with PCOS (Polycystic ovarian syndrome)
Management of poor responders
Prevention and management of OHSS (Ovarian hyper stimulation syndrome)
Counselling infertile patients for various ART procedures
Ovum Pickup Observation
Hands on pick up (Depending on Availability)
Types of media, media handling, aliquoting and subsequent storage
Oocyte and embryo handling transfer between the droplets and dishes
Catheter loading for IUI and embryo transfer
Embryo transfer techniques
Approaches of recurrent implantation failures
Reduction of multiple pregnancies, Single embryo transfer
Fertility preservation and cancer therapy
Oocyte donation and surrogacy
Regulatory and ethical issues in ART today
Good Laboratory Practices (GLP) and QC/ QA
Educational Teaching Methods
Interactive discussion and teaching sessions
Hands-on laboratory training sessions
Live lectures and multimedia presentations
Evaluation of Trainee
Knowledge : Multiple-choice questions on lab techniques linked to each course module.
Practical skills : Tested on specific lab techniques taught during the training.
Verbal and communication skills : PPT talk on a topic linked to a course module.
Each Participant Will Receive
Course Syllabus with Reading Material and Lab Protocols
Controlled Access to the State-of-the-art lab at International Fertility Centre
Certificate of Training (issued upon successful assessment by the instructor)
Travel and accommodation is extra, IIRFT can provide assistance in arranging.
Candidates will be provided lunch at the training centre.
Candidates have to arrange for breakfast & dinner.
When acquiring new concepts and skills, there is no substitute for learning by doing. At IIRFT on average, 50% of your course time is devoted to hands-on exercises to give you practical, hands-on experience, course activities and real-world simulations to help you apply your new skills immediately when you return to your job.