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Clinical Embryologist Dip.H.SpTM. Certification Examination blended learning Training program – 3-4 Months duration Starting 17th Jan 2022; Proudly Canadian Healthcare Professionals

Director of Training and Development

Clinical Embryology Training Center Saskatoon, in partnership with Cellmolecules Scientific Canada Inc and the National Institute of Biomedical Science and Allied Medicine

27 September 2021

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The Clinical Embryology Dip.H.SpTM. Certification Examination blended learning Training program will enable early-career Clinical Embryologist to demonstrate specialist knowledge and skill within their chosen discipline. The program is discipline-specific and suitable for highly motivated and talented Scientist who has long-term goals in clinical practice and research in Embryology. This course is intended to strengthen the existing experience and   provides additional professional education without interfering with your day to day workplace duties. This means you can complete the program at the comfort of your home and acquire same experience and knowledge to advance your practice

This educational Program and training include standards focused on the planning, design, and delivery in the form of Area Focused Competence AFC product - Clinical Embryology Certification Dip. H.SpTM program created to achieve an overarching outcome of ensuring that successful candidates are competent and effective Embryologist. This program should not be misconstrued as a form of Clinical Fellowship   or recognized   by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeon of Canada or other medical entities. It is a Canadian Proprietary Continuous Medical Education product that is legally standardized and Trade-Marked with regard to relevant Canadian laws and confers CBSAH Competences in Clinical Embryology. In some case participant may elect to complete 2 -3 other courses – optional.  That means that Biological Scientists who complete this training would gain eligibility to sit for corresponding Dip.H.SpTM certification examination with 1-3 weeks of completion, and would have an optional opportunity to sit the Royal College of Pathologist Examination as to become Consultant in Reproductive Science or other similar examinations.  

The training meet the Core Competencies for Health Care Embryology Consultation developed by the AAB Board of Registry; a leading certifying board for Embryology Laboratory Scientists, Andrology Laboratory Scientists, Molecular Diagnostics Technologists The training will develop knowledge, skills and competence in clinical and research Embryology through reading,  assignments, didactic discussion, diverse educational seminars, clinical observation, research training and participation, written assignments,  journals and a project

Educational objectives

The trainee in Clinical Embryology will be responsible for obtaining knowledge and skills to be competent to participate in Embryology consultation, led by appropriate consultation leaders and Scientist

Aim of this program

To provide theoretical information and practical experience relating to some of the more complex techniques and procedures used within Clinical Embryology laboratories and be able to pass the Dip.H.SpTM certification examination within the stipulated time.


Trainees will gain the knowledge and skills and be evaluated in several categories: 1) Clinical assessment skills; 2) Laboratory evaluation skills including clinical research design and methodologies; 3) Laboratory Management,  IVF and oocyte biology, infertility and embryo culture, and current practices and controversies;  trainees will be evaluated on core knowledge areas required for Embryology consultation in clinical and research settings including critical thinking, theory and practice of clinical embryology,  common health care Embryology issues and concepts.


  • Bachelor Degree in life science or Biotechnology with at least 2 years relevant experience
  • Bachelor of Medical Laboratory Science with 2 years work experience
  • MBBS, DVM, or MSc and PhD in life sciences
  • Application processing charge of  $159.99 non refundable fee must be received, email along side your CV
  • Candidates who finished the program is eligible to challenge AAB exam (Optional)
  • Duration; 3 months
  • Program fee CAD $5600

Program Length; 3-4 Months.

Prorgram Start Date


The program is immediately open for application 

Participants who are not Canadian residents and who have strong passion to attend this level of professional certification in Clinical Embryology, will be accepted. The program combines hybrid models to delver learning and engagement activities. Because, Clinical Embryologist would often work with Physicians to deliver services, the training is very intensive and mimics the depth and difficulty as would find in Medical School; this helps to create a brilliant Clinical Embryologist who would be competent to pass any certifying examination at any level after completion.

It is to be noted that the delivery of this training is a blended format. It allows international students to be in Canada to undertake the training or at home country, whichever is preferred. However, due to regulations and medical licensure requirements in Canada, there would not be any form of Clinical practices or handling of patients while unto the training. In some cases, and due to COVID 19, there are limited to Lab sessions and alternatives or simulations are available. Accepted candidates who meet all the requirements would be provide relevant documents to support visa application.

By the end of the programme you should be able to:

Identify when and how to perform certain specialised laboratory techniques / procedures, the reasons for performing them and understand / interpret their results (relevant to the course topics).

Sit the Dip.H.SpTM Certification examination or MRCPath 1 Examination or AAB examination

To apply, visit our website at http://cellmolecules.ca/national-clinical-embryologist-training-centre/

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