Gamete Handling And IVF

Gamete Handling And IVF


Goral Gandhi


3 Days


₹90,000 + Taxes

Gain complete knowledge of gamete handling & IVF through a one-on-one comprehensive training. Acquire proficiency in sperm preparation techniques, making dishes for embryo culture and blastocyst culture.  Learn efficient handling of gametes and morphological grading of embryos. Gain exposure to laboratory management protocols and data management and record keeping. This course provides a one-on-one comprehensive training and hands-on skills in the complete gamete handling & IVF.

Course Objectives

   What you will learn?

    During the course each participant receives one-on-one training to:

  • Acquire proficiency in preparation of ejaculated sperm for ART procedures:
    - Sperm wash and re-suspend technique
    - Double density gradient technique
    - Swim-up technique
  • Acquire proficiency in preparation of dishes for embryo culture upto the blastocyst stage
  • Acquire proficiency in handling oocytes
  • Learn morphological grading of embryos
  • Learn the algorithm to move towards blastocyst culture
  • Learn daily, weekly and monthly laboratory management protocols
  • Exposure to data management and record keeping
  • Trouble shooting tips using KPIs


   Laboratory Training

The syllabus covers the following areas :

   Equipment and Tools

  • Understanding the workings and usage of Centrifuge
  • Understanding the workings of Laminar Air Flows
  • Using the Compound and Stereo-zoom Microscopes
  • Using of various hand-tools used in IVF Laboratory

   Supplies and Culture Medium

  • Preparation of culture medium and dishes for IVF
  • Embryo culture
  • Blastocyst culture

  IVF Techniques 

  • Conventional IVF
  • Semen preparation techniques for IUI, IVF and ICSI
  • Oocyte handling and scoring
  • Embryo handling and scoring
  • Embryo loading
  • Inventory control and management
  • Patient data entry and management

   Education Teaching Methods

  • Interactive discussion and teaching sessions
  • Hands-on laboratory training sessions
  • Live lectures and multimedia presentations

Evaluation of Trainee

  • Knowledge/Theoretical Component (30%): Multiple choice questions on lab techniques linked to each course module
  • Practical Skills (50%): Tested on specific lab techniques taught during the training
  • Verbal Communication & Comprehension Skills / Integrative Component (20%): PowerPoint talk on a topic linked to a course module and viva voce
  • The performance of the candidate throughout the course will be reflected in a Report
  • Candidates who meet the training requirements and successfully complete the course work will be awarded the Training Certificate

Each participant to receive : 

  • Course Syllabus with Reading Material and Lab Protocols
  • Certificate of Training (issued upon successful assessment by the instructor)
  • Daily Lunch


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