Hands on Advanced Assisted Reproduction Techniques Training

Course Duration

1 Month

Course Fees (For Nationals)

Rs. 1,50,000

Course Fees (For Internationals)

USD 6000

Course objectives:

This course provides a one-to-one comprehensive training in the clinical management of highly complex techniques in a Laboratory and laboratory practices of IVF and ICSI. It will develop knowledge and skills in all aspects of micromanipulation for I.C.S.I. The syllabus covers the following areas:

Basic anatomy and physiology of male and female reproductive system

Storage and Use of gametes

Ovum pick up and Embryo transfer

Introduction & history of IVF

Ovulation Induction & Stimulation Protocols

Male infertility and female infertility investigations

Indications for IVF

Follicle Monitoring

Semen Analysis & Preparation

Applied Pharmacology, Biochemistry and Pathology of the male and female reproductive system.

Research Methodology

Medical statistics

Endocrinology of the reproductive system

Writing and presenting a paper

Ovulation Induction

Ultra-sonography in reproductive medicine

Safety issue in ART including OHSS and multiple pregnancies

Monitoring of Ovulation

Endoscopic surgery, both Hysteroscopy and Laparoscopy

Basic Embryology

Intrauterine insemination

Diagnosis of male and female infertility

Exposure to Laboratory techniques in ART

Controlled Ovarian Stimulation

Sperm counting

Selecting ideal protocol

Hands-on experience with ovum pick up

Semen processing for IUI/IVF/ICSI/retrieved sperm

Trained to identify OCC

Experience to handle unfertile embryos

Hands on IUI
Cryopreservation of sperm & embryo & eggs

How to do ET, embryo loading experience, freezing, thawing & vitrification process

Infertility related USG
Ovulation, COH monitoring, Color Doppler, Pulse Doppler studying, early pregnancy, Targetted USG, Color Doppler

Thawing - sperm banking

How to take history, which investigations why, how to convince patient for IVF/ICSI, cost effective IVF will be trained on patients and with patients, patient counseling-in failed case


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)

Prevention and management of OHSS (Ovarian hyper stimulation syndrome)

Counseling infertile patients for various ART procedures

Ovum Pickup Observation

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

Oocyte donation and surrogacy

Regulatory and ethical issues in ART today