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OvaTools Andrology & Embryology Training Institute

Choose from 5 Training Modules

Each training module is designed to address critical IVF lab skills.

Get 1-on-1 Training from Expert Instructors

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The OvaTools Andrology & Embryology Training Institute will complement academic and theoretical knowledge with the best technical, hands-on training available today in a highly focused and supervised learning environment.

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Training Sessions: Aug. 9-13, Sep. 13-17, Nov. 29-Dec. 3
Grand Opening: July 8-10

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Our Andrology & Embryology training modules are designed for:

Enhance Technical Laboratory Skills
Assist in Training Laboratory Staff
Explore a New Career in ART
Special thanks to our sponsors
  • NextGen
  • Hamilton Thorne
  • Igenomix
  • Vitrolife
  • Unilab
  • Embryotech
  • Irvine Scientific

Available Training Modules

Please note: You can only register for one module per session.

Module 1:

Andrology$2,000.00

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During the course each participant receives one-on-one training to develop knowledge and skills in:
  • Basics of phase contrast microscopy
  • Routine semen analysis
    • Concentration
    • Motility and progression
    • Viability
    • Morphology
    • Antisperm antibody
    • Reflexive testing
  • Semen, surgically-retrieved sperm specimens and rare sperm cryopreservation
  • Specimen collection
  • Therapeutic sperm preparation
  • Recordkeeping and reporting of results
  • Quality control, quality assurance and proficiency testing
  • Laboratory safety
  • Regulatory compliance
Module 2:

Basic Embryology$3,000,00

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During the course each participant receives one-on-one training to develop knowledge and skills in:
  • Usage of equipment and supplies associated with IVF
  • Introduction of ovulation induction protocols
  • Techniques of IVF
    • Handling and manipulation of gametes and embryos
    • ART sperm processing techniques
    • Embryo culture conditions
    • Embryo evaluation and grading
    • Decision making for transfer and cryopreservation
    • Labeling and processing of gametes and embryos
    • Embryo transfer catheter usage
  • Recordkeeping and reporting of results
  • Quality control, quality assurance and proficiency testing
  • Therapeutic sperm preparation
  • Laboratory safety
  • Regulatory compliance
Module 3:

ICSI & Assisted Hatching$6,000.00

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During the course each participant receives one-on-one training to develop knowledge and skills in:
  • Usage of equipment associated with ICSI and assisted hatching
    • Microscopes
    • Manipulators
    • Lasers
  • Supplies and medium associated with ICSI and assisted hatching
  • Techniques of ICSI and assisted hatching
    • Set up
    • Sperm selection and immobilization of sperm
    • ICSI
    • Assisted hatching: PZD, Acid, Laser
  • Labeling and processing of biopsied specimens
  • Recordkeeping and reporting of results
  • Quality control, quality assurance and proficiency testing
  • Laboratory safety
  • Regulatory compliance
Module 4:

Oocyte & Embryo Biopsy$6,000.00

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During the course each participant receives one-on-one training to develop knowledge and skills in:
  • Usage of equipment associated with oocyte and embryo biopsy
    • Microscopes
    • Manipulators
    • Lasers
  • Supplies and medium associated with oocyte and embryo biopsy
  • Techniques of oocyte and embryo biopsy
  • Pre-Implantation Genetic Screening techniques
  • Cell Fixation techniques
  • Labeling and processing of biopsied specimens
  • Recordkeeping and reporting of results
  • Quality control, quality assurance and proficiency testing
  • Laboratory safety
  • Regulatory compliance
Module 5:

Vitrification$3,000.00

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During the course each participant receives one-on-one training to develop knowledge and skills in:
  • The fundamentals of vitrification
  • Setting up vitrification for routine use in an embryology laboratory
  • Hands-on training in vitrification of oocytes and embryos
  • Vitrification techniques
    • Open vitrification system
    • Closed vitrification system
  • Artificial collapse and assisted hatching of vitrified tissue
  • Warming of cryopreserved oocytes and embryos
  • Labeling and storage of vitrified specimens
  • Recordkeeping and reporting of results
  • Quality control, quality assurance and proficiency testing
  • Laboratory safety
  • Regulatory compliance

Travel and Lodging Details

Hotel Discounts

We have negotiated special rates for students at the Extended Stay and the Renaissance Fort Lauderdale Cruise Port Hotel.

Ft. Lauderdale Destination

The OvaTools Andrology & Embryology Training Institute is just 12 minutes from Fort Lauderdale International Airport, and steps from local hotels. For questions or further information about travel, email Kevin@medtechtravel.com.

Restaurants & Activities

Several great restaurants are within minutes of the training institute. And if you’re looking for free-time activities, there are plenty of nearby options – from strolling the beach to shopping to touring the local art museum.

Space is limited.
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Fort Lauderdale is the perfect place for you to take this next step in your career – everything you need to make your week convenient and enjoyable is within arm’s reach.

We can’t wait to see you! If you have any questions about our program please contact info@medtech4solutions.com.

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