Module 5



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
  • Record keeping and reporting of results
  • Quality control, quality assurance and proficiency testing
  • Laboratory safety
  • Regulatory compliance