BTA Advanced Course in ICSI -7 Days

Duration: 7 Days

Course Fees: INR 150,000 plus applicable taxes

Course objectives:

This course provides a one-on-one training to develop knowledge and skills in all aspects of micromanipulation for ICSI.

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

  • Acquire proficiency in sperm preparation of ejaculated sperm for ICSI
  • - Double density gradient technique 
    - Swim-up technique
  • Acquire proficiency in preparation of dishes for ICSI
  • Acquire proficiency in handling oocytes for ICSI
  • Trouble shooting tips for ICSI using KPIs

Educational 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

Laboratory training:

The syllabus covers the following areas:

Equipment& Tools:

  • Micromanipulators: Components and mechanics
  • Installing and aligning the ICSI instruments

IVF-ICSI Techniques:

  • Preparation of ICSI dishes
  • Oocyte handling for ICSI
  • Demonstration of denudation through videos
  • ICSI: selection of sperms
  • ICSI: immobilization and catching of sperms
  • ICSI: injection of the spermatozoon into the oocyte

Each participant will receive:

  • Certificate of Training (issued upon successful assessment by the instructor)
  • Daily Lunch