Diagnosis and Management of Infertile Couple

Course Description

Infertility remains a major clinical and social problem, affecting approximately 13–15% couples worldwide. Recent advances in our understanding of the causes of infertility and of assisted reproductive technology (ART) have led to the development of complex diagnostic tools, prognostic models and treatment options.

This course will cover the basic biology behind fertility, to evaluate evidence supporting current approaches to the diagnosis and management of infertility and to identify areas for future research efforts. The course will highlight both tried-and-true and emerging reproductive technologies treatment of infertility, and explore the advantages and pitfalls of each. participants will have the opportunity to visit an IVF clinic and speak with embryologists and clinicians who are on the front lines of reproductive technologies.

Course objectives

The main aim of this course is to provide the healthcare professionals an evidence-based diagnostics and management protocol for infertile couples away from medical information overload. Participants will have a unique opportunity to observe various treatment procedures in assisted reproductive technologies.

Intended Learning Outcomes

By the end of the professional training program, participant should be able to:

  1. Distinguish between the pathophysiology of the various aetiology of infertility in men or women.
  2. Evaluate risk factors of infertility.
  3. Handle Infertility patients effectively and provide the knowledge when to refer patients for IVF to a tertiary care centre.
  4. Describe the aetiology, pathophysiology, diagnosis and management of common gynaecological problems related to infertility.

Target Audience

This educational activity is designed for registered medical officers, physicians and nurses or midwife interested in reproductive endocrinology and infertility.

Course Duration

This is an intensive 3 days lecture and hands-on based course for the interested participants.

Teaching Format

The will course consists of

  • Interactive discussion and didactic lectures
  • Live observation and demonstration of training skill sessions.

CME Credits:  21.0