Certificate Course in Embryology

Duration : 10 days

Eligibility Criteria

BSC, MSC or any other life science background, BVSC, MVSC, BHMS, BAMS, BUMS, MBBS, MD, MRCOG, FRCOG or any medical degree, etc…

Course Objectives

Certificate Course in Embryology

The course provides a one-on-one training to develop knowledge and skills in all aspects of IVF and ICSI, including performing specific procedures to ensure the highest possible success rates. The aim is to give participants both the latest knowledge and the opportunity to have a complete learning experience with renowned biologists and embryologists.

Methodology of the Training

  • Introduction & Overview of Procedures
  • Introduction to lab procedures, equipment and apparatus, consumables, handling of pipettes and pumps
  • Sperm preparation, assessment, cryopreservation, preparation for IVF and ICSI stimulation protocols
  • Hands on semen preparation
  • Hands on Sperm preparation for IUI and ART
  • Hands on Dish preparation for IVF and ICSI
  • Oocyte retrieval, grading of oocytes and insemination
  • ICSI: Alignment of injection needles and immobilizationof sperm other
    micromanipulation techniques (mode)
  • Embryo cleavage, blastocysts, and culture medium
  • Embryo selection, embryo replacement and embryo transfer
  • Quality control and maintenance, record-keeping
  • Video presentations of multiple procedure & discussions
  • Unlimited attentions by experts to each question by the candidates
  • Troubleshooting

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.

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.

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