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Good clinical and laboratory practices in oocyte pick-up, embryo transfer, and intrauterine insemination

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Course Details

Course Description

This course will be a theoretical and hands-on step-by-step training in performing Oocyte Pick-Up (OPU), Embryo Transfer (ET), and Intra Uterine Insemination (IUI), including key pointers, and case report studies on potential complications.

Course Objectives

To learn about

  • Good Clinical and Laboratory Practices in OPU, ET and IUI
  • The female reproductive system
  • The cycle preparation of patients for OPU, ET and IUI
  • Devices, equipment and environment set up
  • Complications and troubleshooting
  • Error prevention using electronic witnessing during OPU, ET and IUI
  • Quality management including training for OPU, ET and IUI
  • Clinicians, laboratory and nurses roles during these procedures

To train Hands-on in OPU, ET and IUI using simulators
To discuss case reports and complications with experts

Target Audience

Clinicians, fertility doctors, IVF nurses, and embryologists wishing to deepen their theoretical and practical skills in OPU, ET and IUI

Educational needs and expected outcomes

The course aims to provide you with:

  • Theoretical and practical knowledge in performing OPU, ET and IUI
  • An introduction to the devices and equipment set-up
  • Hands-on training – step by step – in OPU, ET and IUI using simulators

Educational methods

  • In-class lectures
  • Demonstration and Hands-on training using simulators
  • Interactive Case report discussion
  • Videos demonstrating good clinical and laboratory practices

Minimal expertise required for participation in the Course

Working/specializing as a fertility Dr/subspecialty trainee/nurse practitioner

Certificate of attendance

Participants obtain a certificate of attendance after attending all modules and completing the Course evaluation at the end of the Course.

What’s included

  • Attendance to lectures
  • Hands-on training
  • Lunches and refreshments
  • Certificate of attendance

What’s not included

  • Transportation to and from Belgium
  • Accommodation
  • Cost for Visa application
  • Participants are advised to organize personal travel insurance.
July 4, 2024
9:00 am – 6:00 pm CEST

Intermediate – Advanced
Number of Participants:
Spots Available


If you are a CooperSurgical client please contact your local sales representative for an exclusive registration link

If you are not a CooperSurgical client please contact [email protected] for booking information

ORSI Academy Proefhoevestraat 12
9090 Melle, Belgium
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