This unit provides a comprehensive understanding of the causes, investigation and management of male and female infertility. Topics covered include: gametogenesis, fertilisation biology, embryo development, assisted reproductive technologies (ART), controlled ovarian stimulation and the processes of embryo culture, cryopreservation and preimplantation genetic analysis. It also explores the ethical, legal and regulatory aspects of ART.
Online pus block intensive mode, 5days, 9am-5pm.
Clinical case study work tasks (30%); 2000 word written assignment (30%); online quizzes (25%); participation in online discussion (15%);
Recommended: Gardner, DK, Weissman, A, Howles, CM and Shoham, Z (2018). Textbook of Assisted Reproductive Techniques. Fifth Edition. CRC Press.