7 - 8 NovemberGrillska Huset, Stortorget 3, Stockholm, Sweden

Education Courses

have  been arranged by NFS annually since 2014. Initially the course was given in Copenhagen covering all of the  ESHRE curriculum. Thereafter one third of the content has been included in a shorter annual course. After participating in all three courses all of the curriculum has been covered.

The Education Course is also of interest for physicians who might subspecialize in Assisted Reproduction. The complete program gives an overview of reproductive medicine.

Program day 1, Thursday November 7  

12-12.30 Registration for all participants

Track for Nurses and Midwives

12.30-14.30 Female reproduction
Development, anatomy & physiology (Greta Edelstam, MD PhD)
Hysteroscopy & Endometrial Biopsy (Arne Rådestad, MD PhD)
Laparoscopy, diagnosis of the female reproductive system
(Catharina Forsgren, MD PhD)
Gynecological Ultrasound, imaging of the uterine cavity and tubal patency
(Magnus Hagmar, MD PhD) 

14.30-15 Coffee Break  

15:00 – 16:15 Quality of care
Patient-centered care in daily practice, patients experience of no embryo to transfer (Herborg Holter, RN)

16:15 – 17:00 Early pregnancy
Endocrinology, pregnancy test, ultrasound scanning, recurrent pregnancy loss (Sissela Sylvan, MD)

Track embryologists

12.30-14.30 Cell-cell interaction
Membrane receptors & other receptors, function/type/regulation, signaling, junctions (Anneli Stavréus-Evers, BMA, PhD)

14.30-15 Coffee Break

15:00 – 16:15 Female reproduction
Menstrual cycle & regulating factors (Britt-Marie Landgren, Md, PhD)

16:15 – 17:00 Early pregnancy
Endocrinology, pregnancy test, ultrasound scanning, recurrent pregnancy loss (Sissela Sylvan, MD)

19:00 Dinner at Grillska Huset, Stortorget 3, Stockholm

Program day 2, Friday November 8

Track for Nurses and Midwives

9:00 – 10:30 Psychosocial wellbeing of and support for patients Psychosocial patient-centered care in fertility clinics, before, after and during treatment (Stina Järvholm, psychologist, PhD)

10:30 – 11:00 Coffee break

11:00 – 12:00 Safety of Fertility Treatment & OHSS
Basic principles, types of medication, stimulation regimes (Åsa Magnusson, MD, PhD)

12:00 – 13:00 Short- and long term follow up of children after IVF and their mothers
The health of the children, multiple pregnancies, chromosomal factors, malformations, maternal complications (Christina Bergh, MD, PhD)

13:00 – 14:00 Lunch

14:00 – 15:30 Genetics & PGT
Preimplantatory genetic testing (Helena Malmgren, MD, PhD)

Track embryologists

08:30 Female reproduction
Development, anatomy and physiology (Greta Edelstam, MD PhD)  

9:00 – 9:45 Infertility reasons
The infertile couple, causes, treatment choices, outcome (Greta Edelstam, MD, PhD)

9:45 – 10:30 Ovarian freezing/thawing, method overview
Theory & practice (Judith Menezes, embryologist, PhD)

10:30 – 11:00 Coffee break

11:00 – 13:00 Staff protection & risk analysis
Hygiene, rules & regulations, protective measures, adverse events, troubleshooting, (Aisling Ahlström, embryologist, PhD) Workshop (Send questions in advance)

13:00 – 14:00 Lunch

14:00 – 15:30 Molecular methods in genetics with relevance to PGD/PGT
Preimplantation genetic testing (Linda Savolainen, embryologist, PhD)

All you need to know

Venue: Grillska Huset, Stortorget 3, Stockholm

: 7-8 November 2019

: janicke@klinikkhausken.no

: Register before October 26, 2019

Fee: The course and all meals are free of charge for members of a national society and the NFS. Accommodation has to be arranged individually and is not included in the course.

for booking before Oct 1 st:
Lady Hamilton reservations@collectorshotels.se or +46 8 50640011 & code 257303 (1890-2090 SEK)
Hotel Terminus eriana.mantovani@terminus.se  +46 8 440 16 76 & code NFS 191107 (1790 SEK)