Microscopy Instruction, Consultation & Analysis

MICA Onsite

MICA travels…delivering customized microscopy instruction when and where you need it!    

Since its founding in 1999, MICA has brought its laboratory-classroom and industry expertise directly to laboratories and organizations throughout the United States, Canada, Europe and Asia.

Onsite Training Options

  • Capacity-building, customized and comprehensive weeklong microscopy courses
  • One- and two-day seminars that refreshes the theoretical understanding and enhances the day-to-day performance of laboratory personnel

Comprehensive MICA Courses

Our entire schedule of microscopy training courses can be delivered to you onsite.  Courses combine lectures and hands-on practical application so students learn both the theoretical underpinnings of microscopy, as well as how to apply that knowledge to the analysis of real-world samples. An expansive sample library gives students access to the vast array of particles and fibers they may encounter in the laboratory.

How Your Laboratory Benefits 

  • Customized to your laboratory’s specific analytical and training needs
  • Real-world client samples can be analyzed during the course
  • Enhances your analysts’ understanding and application of proper QA/QC protocols
  • Learning with colleagues fosters post-course collaboration and knowledge-sharing
  • Individual microscope maximizes hands-on learning opportunities
  • Avoids disruption of employees personal lives

Microscopy Refresher Seminars

Both NVLAP- and AIHA-accredited laboratories — and non-accredited laboratories can benefit from our one- and two-day refresher seminars. Both are led by Peter M. Cooke.

How Your Laboratory Benefits 

  • Fully customizable
  • Fulfills NVLAP and AIHA requirements for ongoing training
  • Limits disruption to work flow and other laboratory activities
  • Addresses common problems facing analysts
  • Provides a high-quality and relevant professional development experience for employees
  • Learning with colleagues fosters post-course collaboration and knowledge-sharing

One-day seminar

  • Lectures and demonstrations on microscopical theory and practical analysis
  • Video demonstration from the microscope
  • Customized to address particular laboratory needs
  • Q&A

Two-day seminar

  • Customized curriculum delivers additional microscopy training
  • MICA evaluates your laboratory processes and observes analysts in the laboratory
  • Individualized instruction and coaching
  • Q&A

Contact MICA for more information about onsite instruction.


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