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  • Contains 3 Component(s), Includes Credits Includes a Live Web Event on 10/17/2024 at 2:00 PM (EDT)

    If you are unable to attend the MAB in-person in Chicago, you can register to view the session virtually for FREE.

    The Fall Medical Advisory Board Meeting takes place on Thursday, October 17, 1 pm Central/2 pm Eastern, and will be broadcast live from Chicago. If you are unable to attend the MAB in-person, you can register to view the session virtually for FREE. Up to 2.5 CEUs may be earned for CEBTs, and Medical Directors can attend virtually to fulfill the accreditation requirement. 

    NOTE: If you are a member of MAB - this is not a way to participate virtually in the meeting and we encourage you to attend the in person meeting at the Fall Leadership Meeting. This broadcast link will contain outbound audio only.

  • Contains 1 Component(s)

    View this free skills video explaining the process for performing a whole eye dissection.


    The video features a whole eye dissection. Thank you to the family of the donor for supporting their loved one's donation, and for generously allowing SDEB to provide this video for educational purposes.  Thank you to San Diego Eye Bank for recording and providing this video for training and educational purposes.  This video is presented by San Diego Eye Bank. The procedure is performed by Vanessa To and moderated by Shahri Jones.

    Vanessa To

    Senior Recovery Technician

    San Diego Eye Bank

    Vanessa To is a senior recovery technician at the San Diego Eye Bank. She received a BS in Environmental Chemistry at the University of California - San Diego. She has worked at the eye bank for 4 years and initially got hired as a per diem recovery technician in December 2019. Along with recoveries, she aids in donor eligibility, tissue processing, and the creation of laboratory references and training aides. 

    Shahri Jones

    Learning Management System Developer

    San Diego Eye Bank

    Shahri Jones, a native of San Diego, has been a dedicated member of the San Diego Eye Bank team for nine years. Starting her journey in eye banking in the Distribution department, she developed a passion for eye banking and donation.

    In her current role as the Learning Management System Developer, Shahri is instrumental in shaping the educational landscape of the organization. Drawing upon her extensive experience and innovative spirit, she creates engaging and dynamic educational content for both internal staff and external stakeholders. Through her work, Shahri strives to bridge the gap between theory and practice, empowering individuals with the knowledge and skills needed to make a difference in the field of eye banking.

  • Contains 1 Component(s)

    View this free skills video explaining the process for performing a physical assessment of a potential ocular donor.

    View this free skills video explaining the process for performing a physical assessment of a potential ocular donor.

    The video features a physical assessment performed on an ocular donor. Thank you to the family of the donor for supporting their loved one's donation, and for generously allowing SDEB to provide this video for educational purposes.  Thank you to San Diego Eye Bank for recording and providing this video for training and educational purposes. 

    This video is presented by San Diego Eye Bank. The procedure is performed by Vanessa To and moderated by Shahri Jones.  

    Vanessa To

    Senior Recovery Technician

    San Diego Eye Bank

    Vanessa To is a senior recovery technician at the San Diego Eye Bank. She received a BS in Environmental Chemistry at the University of California - San Diego. She has worked at the eye bank for 4 years and initially got hired as a per diem recovery technician in December 2019. Along with recoveries, she aids in donor eligibility, tissue processing, and the creation of laboratory references and training aides. 

    Shahri Jones

    Learning Management System Developer

    San Diego Eye Bank

    Shahri Jones, a native of San Diego, has been a dedicated member of the San Diego Eye Bank team for nine years. Starting her journey in eye banking in the Distribution department, she developed a passion for eye banking and donation.

    In her current role as the Learning Management System Developer, Shahri is instrumental in shaping the educational landscape of the organization. Drawing upon her extensive experience and innovative spirit, she creates engaging and dynamic educational content for both internal staff and external stakeholders. Through her work, Shahri strives to bridge the gap between theory and practice, empowering individuals with the knowledge and skills needed to make a difference in the field of eye banking.

  • Contains 3 Component(s)

    View these free skills videos explaining the process for drawing blood from a donor during the tissue recovery. The videos highlight the processes for drawing blood from the femur, the aortic arch, and the heart

    View these free skills videos explaining the process for drawing blood from a donor during the tissue recovery. The videos highlight the processes for drawing blood from the femur, the aortic arch, and the heart.

    The videos feature procedures performed on an ocular donor. Thank you to the family of the donor for supporting their loved one's donation, and for generously allowing SDEB to provide this video for educational purposes.  Thank you to San Diego Eye Bank for recording and providing this video for training and educational purposes. 

    This video is presented by San Diego Eye Bank. The procedure is performed by Vanessa To and moderated by Shahri Jones.  

    Vanessa To

    Senior Recovery Technician

    San Diego Eye Bank

    Vanessa To is a senior recovery technician at the San Diego Eye Bank. She received a BS in Environmental Chemistry at the University of California - San Diego. She has worked at the eye bank for 4 years and initially got hired as a per diem recovery technician in December 2019. Along with recoveries, she aids in donor eligibility, tissue processing, and the creation of laboratory references and training aides. 

    Shahri Jones

    Learning Management System Developer

    San Diego Eye Bank

    Shahri Jones, a native of San Diego, has been a dedicated member of the San Diego Eye Bank team for nine years. Starting her journey in eye banking in the Distribution department, she developed a passion for eye banking and donation.

    In her current role as the Learning Management System Developer, Shahri is instrumental in shaping the educational landscape of the organization. Drawing upon her extensive experience and innovative spirit, she creates engaging and dynamic educational content for both internal staff and external stakeholders. Through her work, Shahri strives to bridge the gap between theory and practice, empowering individuals with the knowledge and skills needed to make a difference in the field of eye banking.

  • Contains 1 Component(s)

    Join EBAA members for a Community Chat on understanding cultural perspectives on donation, focused on the Asian American & Pacific Islander (AAPI) Month (May) and Juneteenth observances.

    Join EBAA members for a Community Chat on understanding cultural perspectives on donation, focused on the Asian American & Pacific Islander (AAPI) Month (May) and Juneteenth observances. Members discuss different cultural challenges and opportunities regarding donation and ways to overcome them. Learn from the lived experiences from your colleagues in eye banking, and engage in open discourse to improve cultural understanding relating to donation and beyond. 

    EBAA Community Chats are member-driven discussions on topics of importance and relevance to the eye banking community. The chats are held on the Zoom Meetings platform and provide members with the opportunity to ask questions of the community and share experiences and insights.  All EBAA Members are invited to join and are encouraged to participate in the discussion.

    Members only. No CEUs will be awarded for this session.

  • Contains 3 Component(s)

    Watch and learn as Heather Dunn, AAO’s Coding and Reimbursement Manager, offers in-depth knowledge about ocular tissue reimbursement and offers insight into how to receive reimbursement for the tissue provided for transplant. View the course today!

    Shortfalls in reimbursement for corneal tissue by private insurance companies and Medicare Advantage carriers are a problem for eye banks and for corneal surgeons and surgery centers, ultimately threatening patient care.  EBAA has partnered with the American Academy of Ophthalmology’s reimbursement experts to develop a three-part series that provides tools and strategies for submitting clean claims, negotiating strong contracts, and preventing claim denials. 

    The course features three presentations:

    • Back to Basics: Submitting Clean Claims
    • Contracting Considerations
    • Preventing and Resolving Claim Denials

     

    Watch and learn as Heather Dunn, AAO’s Coding and Reimbursement Manager, offers in-depth knowledge about ocular tissue reimbursement and offers insight into how to receive reimbursement for the tissue provided for transplant. View the course today! 

    Heather Dunn, COA, OCS, OCSR

    Academy Coding and Reimbursement Manager, American Academy of Ophthalmology

  • Contains 3 Component(s), Includes Credits

    The presentation includes videos of the procedure and discussion with the speakers about their experiences with DSAEK tissue preparation. Attend this session to learn more about DSAEK tissue preparation!

    Descemet's Stripping Endothelial Keratoplasty continues to be a preferred procedure for many surgeons and eye banks have risen to the challenge of preparing tissue for this procedure. Speakers discuss the basics of preparing corneal tissue for DSAEK and highlight various methods for preparing the tissue as well as the different materials and equipment that are used. The presentation includes videos of the procedure and discussion with the speakers about their experiences with DSAEK tissue preparation. 

    Participants will learn:

    • How DSAEK differs from other transplant options 
    • The procedure for preparing tissue for DSAEK
    • The regulations and standards that apply to DSAEK tissue preparation
    • Various modifications and methods that are used based on surgeon preferences
    • The materials and equipment necessary
    • The importance of tissue evaluations post tissue processing 

    Attend this session to learn more about DSAEK tissue preparation!
    CEUs: 1 CEU will be awarded for this session

    Paul Graves, CEBT, CTBS

    Senior Vice President of Clinical Services

    Advancing Sight Network

    Paul Graves, CEBT, CTBS, was born and raised in Alabama. He joined Advancing Sight Network in July of 1997 as a Transplant Coordinator. Over the years, he has been involved in all aspects of clinical eye banking, from Laboratory Manager to Director of Laboratory Services. Today, as the Senior Vice President of Clinical Services, Paul oversees the clinical processing aspects of Advancing Sight Network, from performing tissue processing itself to developing new processing procedures to assist surgeons in the care of their patients. Paul is a Certified Eye Bank Technician and a Certified Tissue Banking Specialist. Paul currently serves on the EBAA Technician Education Committee.

    Chelsea Green, CEBT

    Processing Services Program Coordinator

    Iowa Lions Eye Bank

    Chelsea Green, CEBT, is the Processing Services Manager for Iowa Lions Eye Bank. Chelsea received a BA in Gender, Women and Sexuality Studies as well as a BS in Clinical Psychology from the University of Illinois. She came to the University of Iowa in 2011 to work in medical research and worked on multiple studies before finding her way into eye banking and earning her CEBT. She has been head of the processing department at Iowa Lions Eye Bank since 2018.

    Chelsea is a member of the EBAA Technician Education Committee, the EBAA Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee, multiple DEI committees at the University of Iowa, and founded the DEI Committee at Iowa Lions Eye Bank.  

    Nicholas Hicks

    Director, Tissue Processing

    Eversight

    Nicholas Hicks, CEBT, is the Director of Tissue Processing at Eversight. He has been with Eversight for over 11 years, 9 of which have been focused on processing tissue. Nick currently serves on the EBAA Technician Education Committee. 

    Ingrid Schunder, MBA, CEBT (Moderator)

    President and CEO

    Miracles in Sight

    Ingrid Schunder, MBA, CEBT, began a career in ocular transplantation in 1999 at the Lone Star Lions Eye Bank in Austin, Texas.  During her 13 years there, she performed all aspects of eye banking in her role as Technical Director. Ingrid accepted a position with North Carolina Eye Bank in 2013 as the Supervisor of Recovery Services. In 2016, she earned her MBA in leadership and was promoted to the Vice President of Donor Logistics after the acquisition of ocular recovery services in South Carolina.  Ingrid was responsible for the day-to-day logistical operations of the donor recovery process, hospital development, Medical Examiner and Coroner relationships in North and South Carolina. In 2020, Ingrid led the project for the acquisition of the Lone Star Eye Bank, now Miracles In Sight, Lone Star Division. In June of 2022, Ingrid was promoted to President & CEO of Miracles In Sight. 

    Ingrid is an active member in the Eye Bank Association of America (EBAA) and serves as chair of the Technician Education Committee, EBAA Medical Advisory Board and Certification Board.

    Ingrid served in the United States Army, HHC, 2AD as the Commanding General’s Attendant. Prior to her career in eye banking, she taught high school Spanish and English.

  • Contains 2 Component(s)

    View this free skills video explaining the process for preparing the donor for ocular tissue recovery.

    View this free skills video explaining the process for preparing the donor for ocular tissue recovery. 

    The procedures are performed by Dana Owens, CEBT, Eversight, and Renee Hinesley, Miracles In Sight. 

    Dana Owens, CEBT

    Director, Tissue Recovery

    Eversight

    Dana Owens, CEBT, is the Director of Tissue Recovery for Eversight.  She began her healthcare career as an EMT and Medic in the United States Army.  Soon after, she found her niche within the world of eyes.  For the past 8 years Dana has been involved in eye banking as a recovery technician, recovery manager, business development and distribution manager, and has been the Director of Tissue Recovery for the past 9 months.  Dana lives just outside of Springfield, IL with her husband and 5 kids (all teenagers!!) and many family pets.  She also travels frequently to all of the Eversight office locations in Illinois, Michigan, New Jersey, and Ohio.

    Renee Hinesley

    Recovery Services Manager

    Miracles In Sight

    Renee Hinesley, is born and raised in Michigan's serene landscape, and embodies the values of dedication and innovation.

    Rooted in family and fueled by a passion for excellence, she balanced the responsibilities of parenthood, ownership and management of two businesses and her full-time career in the medical field. Her journey took an academic turn at Duke University, where she graduated at the top of her class and further spearheaded her career in ophthalmology.

    Driven by a desire to make a tangible impact, Renee found her calling at Miracles in Sight. As a parent of three and grandmother of one, she understands the importance of time and efficiency. Harnessing her expertise, she spearheaded the streamlining of training processes, revolutionizing the way field technicians are prepared to cut and handle tissue. Renee continues to analyze, assess and improve the processes within Miracles in Sight to support its main goal; restore vision and hope.

  • Contains 1 Component(s)

    View this free skills video explaining the process for using a Specular Microscope to evaluate corneal tissue.

    View this free skills video explaining the process for using a Specular Microscope to evaluate corneal tissue.

    This video is presented by Paul Graves, CEBT, CTBS, from Advancing Sight Network. 

    Paul Graves, CEBT, CTBS

    Senior Vice President of Clinical Services

    Advancing Sight Network

    Paul Graves, CEBT, CTBS, was born and raised in Alabama. He joined Advancing Sight Network in July of 1997 as a Transplant Coordinator. Over the years, he has been involved in all aspects of clinical eye banking, from Laboratory Manager to Director of Laboratory Services. Today, as the Senior Vice President of Clinical Services, Paul oversees the clinical processing aspects of Advancing Sight Network, from performing tissue processing itself to developing new processing procedures to assist surgeons in the care of their patients. Paul is a Certified Eye Bank Technician and a Certified Tissue Banking Specialist. Paul currently serves on the EBAA Technician Education Committee.

  • Contains 1 Component(s)

    This Town Hall includes Board of Directors' Candidate Speeches and other Association updates.

    Please join us on Thursday, April  25 at 1pm  for the Spring Town Hall Meeting. Led by EBAA Speaker of the House, Shannon Schweitzer, this Town Hall includes Board of Directors' Candidate Speeches and other Association updates. All EBAA members are welcome to attend.

    EBAA Town Hall meetings are held throughout the year to share information with the members about the Board’s activity and to solicit member feedback and perspectives on the issues facing the profession. The Spring Town Hall meeting features Board of Director candidate speeches and any proposed Bylaws changes, allowing House of Delegate members the opportunity to hear speeches and proposed changes before the Annual Meeting. The meeting includes time for members to ask questions of the Board, staff and the membership; please contact Shannon by April 15 to suggest topics for discussion. 

    CEUs not awarded for this session. EBAA Members Only.