Details

Title Principles of cryopreservation
Type Stage Two
Code HLS364
Requirement Compulsory

Module objective

By the end of the training period trainees will, in respect to the principles of cryopreservation be able to:

  • analyse, synthesise, evaluate and apply knowledge
  • perform, adapt and master a range of technical and clinical skills and procedures
  • demonstrate the attitudes and behaviours necessary for professional practice as a consultant clinical scientist dealing with the complexities, uncertainties and tensions of professional practice at this level.

Knowledge and understanding

By the end of the training period the trainee will be able to demonstrate the ability to analyse, evaluate and synthesise relevant knowledge and its application to their professional practice in relation to the principles of cryopreservation including:

  • suitable cryopreservation and thawing techniques and cryoprotective agents for specific cell types
  • knowledge of cryopreservation to demonstrate stability and safety of cryopreserved samples
  • the limitations and advances of current cryobiological techniques
  • any adverse effects of cryopreservation on cell structure and viability.

Technical and clinical skills

By the end of the training period the trainee will be able to demonstrate a critical understanding of current relevant research, theory and knowledge and its application to the performance, adaptation and mastery of the following skills:

  • applying suitable cryobiology techniques.

By the end of the training period the trainee will be able to apply knowledge of the principles of cryopreservation to perform, adapt and master the clinical skills necessary to:

  • manage a clinically effective cryopreservation programme

Attitudes and behaviours

This module has no attitude and behaviours information.

Specialties

Code Title Action
HLS3-1-20 Reproductive Science [v1] View