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  • Saving Sepsis: How to Rule Donors In

    Contains 3 Component(s), 1 credit offered Recorded On: 10/18/2018

    Learn about the elements that make a donor eligible for donation when considering sepsis!

    Making a determination about whether or not a donor was septic at the time of death can be a difficult task, but it is an important one. During this session, Dr. Beverly Forsyth discusses sepsis and what eye banker professionals need to know and look for to determine whether or not a donor is eligible for donation. Following Dr. Forsyth’s presentation, two eye representatives discuss tools and processes for screening donors for sepsis. Learn more about sepsis and what to consider in making a donor eligibility determination. Purchase this webinar recording today!

    Recording Length: 1 Hour

    CEU: 1

    Dr. Beverly Forsyth

    Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

    Beverly Forsyth, MD, has a dual appointment at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai as Associate Professor in the Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases and Department of Medical Education. She has an BA from Cornell University, College of Arts and Sciences, and received her medical degree from the University of Vermont College of Medicine. She completed her Internal Medicine residency at Montefiore Medical Center at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. She completed her Infectious Diseases Fellowship at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. At Mount Sinai, she is a clinician-educator and she combines a clinical HIV practice with teaching and participation in scholarly work in medical education.

    Sharlepe Rupp, MPA, CEBT

    Donor Network of Arizona

    Sharlene Rupp, MPA, CEBT, has worked in the field of transplantation since 2007 at Donor Network of Arizona. She started her career in tissue recovery transferring to the Ocular Supervisor role in 2013. Sharlene completed her Bachelors of Science in Human Biology, and Master’s in Public Administration with an emphasis in Health Care management from Grand Canyon University. For the last 5 years, Sharlene has overseen the recovery, distribution, and processing at the eye bank at Donor Network of Arizona.

    Trisha Tavolazzi, CEBT

    San Diego Eye Bank

    Trisha Tavolazzi, CEBT, has worked for the San Diego Eye Bank since she first began in eye banking five years ago. Trisha obtained her Bachelor’s Degree in Biology and is currently an eye bank technician, donor eligibility coordinator, and lead research technician. Trisha loves what she does and feels very fulfilled in her job.

  • Information sharing with Your Recovery Partners

    Contains 3 Component(s), 1 credit offered Recorded On: 09/19/2018

    Learn more about information sharing and regulatory requirements!

    During this presentation, Andrea Crosson, CEBT, and Lea Gralton, discuss how to meet regulatory requirements and effectively share information with the local OPO and tissue bank. The speakers provide insight on the regulatory requirements OPOs, Tissue Banks and Eye Banks must follow as they relate to information sharing. In addition, they present best practices for information sharing to minimize operational impact and discuss how to effectively review and act on information shared in order to mitigate risk. Purchase this webinar recording today!

    Recording Length: 1 Hour

    CEU: 1

    Andrea Crosson, CEBT

    Director of Medical Review

    Andrea Crosson, CEBT, has been at SightLife for 13 years and has worked as a cornea recovery technician, transplant donor coordinator, and held several leadership roles within operations. She has guided her team through several changes in the last several years, including aiding in the development of new and successful relationships with OPOs across the country and streamlining functions to help SightLife provide thousands of corneas for transplant annually in order to support their mission to serve as a global leader and partner to eliminate corneal blindness by 2040.

    Lea Gralton, CTBS

    Donor Information Manager

    Lea Gralton, Donor Information Manager at LifeCenter Northwest, has been working in organ and tissue donation since 2003, having worked as a processing technician, production coordinator, medical review coordinator, and quality systems manager.  Most recently, Lea has collaborated with both the organ and tissue departments at LifeCenter Northwest to develop a new Donor Information Group, comprised of Quality & Regulatory Affairs staff responsible for overseeing donor chart and medical records review; tissue processor and organ transplant center communications; organ culture coverage; patient safety reporting; and adverse event follow-up.  Lea holds a mathematics degree from the University of Colorado at Denver, and has been a Certified Tissue Bank Specialist since 2005.

  • The Changing Paradigm of Infectious Disease Determination

    Contains 3 Component(s), 1 credit offered

    Learn about various infectious diseases and how to determine whether or not a donor is eligible for donation.

    During this webinar presentation, listeners will learn about infectious diseases and how to determine donor eligibility. Dr. Bergevin, Senior Medical Director for LifeNet Health, discusses about various diseases and the information to look for on a potential donor's medical records and during physical inspections to to help make the eligibility determination. Specific case reports are presented as examples. Learn more about this topic; purchase the recording of the webinar today!

    Length of Recording: 1 Hour

    CEU: 1 

    Michael A. Bergevin, MD, FCAP, CTBS

    Senior Medical Director, LifeNet Health

    Dr. Michael Bergevin is the Senior Medical Director for LifeNet Health in Virginia Beach, Virginia. He is board certified in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology and Pediatric Pathology and has been in tissue banking for 15 years.  As a member of the AATB he presently serves on the Physician’s Council, the Tissue Transmitted Disease Sub-group and the American Board of Tissue Banking. He has also served in the past as a member of the Scientific and Technical Affairs Committee, Standards Committee, Membership Council, Planning Committee and Accreditation Committee.  

  • Insights into Nurse Education: New Tools to Increase Referrals & Build Relationships

    Contains 3 Component(s), 1 credit offered Recorded On: 07/25/2018

    Learn more about tools available to Nurses to strengthen relationships and reduce referral times!

    Nurses are on the front lines when it comes to hospital referrals for cornea donation, and educating nurses about the role that they have can help reduce referral times and create a beneficial partnership. During this webinar session planned by the Donor Development Committee, three speakers discuss new hospital development tools that they have each implemented at their eye banks to educate nurses about eye donation. These tools and methods of communication have strengthened relationships with nurses and reduced referral times.

    These tools include audio/visual education methods, poster series, specialized forms, Med Ed live session and more. If you are looking for ways to educate and communicate with nurses at your local hospitals, purchase this webinar recording today!

    Recording Length: 1 Hour

    CEU: 1

    Nancy Biagioni

    Director of Donor Development and Educations, San Diego Eye Bank


    Nancy Biagioni is the Director of Development and Education at the San Diego Eye Bank. Nancy provides hospitals, hospices and other healthcare facilities with guidance, education and support regarding eye donation. She assists healthcare facilities maintain compliance with federal and state regulations regarding anatomical donation. Nancy manages and reports referral and donor statistics to hospitals and hospices, participates in hospital donor committee meetings and is responsible for the planning of annual educational seminars on eye donation. Nancy also coordinates exhibit displays for the Gift of Sight Eye Donor Program. Nancy is the Chair for the San Diego Eye Bank Nurses' Advisory Board. Nancy designs educational brochures and quarterly education posters, developed and implemented a donor program for the local hospices and manages and executes Donor Development for Hawaii Lions Eye Bank & Makana Foundation.

    Nancy plans and executes physician continuing education including lectures, grand rounds, mini meetings and wetlabs and oversees and coordinates all continuing education for ophthalmic technicians bi-annually.

    Teresa Ham

    Chief Administrative Officer, Alabama Eye Bank


    Teresa Ham has worked at Alabama Eye Bank for the past 14 years and held many different positions within the organization. In her current role as Chief Administrative Officer, her responsibilities include general accounting, administration, marketing and hospital development for the statewide organization. Teresa also serves as the secondary team leader for Donate Life Alabama and has been a member of the EBAA Donor Development Committee for a number of years.

    Sara McFee, APR

    Donor Development/Communications, Lions Gift of Sight


    Sara McFee, APR, leads donor development and stakeholder relations at Lions Gift of Sight and serves with other donation organizations in developing donation education and promotion campaigns. An accredited public relations professional, Sara has more than 30 years of experience in non-profit and healthcare stakeholder relations, marketing and communications, and media relations. Sara is former chair, and current member, of the EBAA Donor Development Committee, and past member of the EBAA Legislative and Regulatory Committee.

  • Ophthalmic Spotlight: Descemetorhexis and Collagen Cross Linking

    Contains 3 Component(s), 1 credit offered Recorded On: 06/26/2018

    Learn more about Descemetorhexis and Corneal Collagen Cross Linking!

    The webinar presentation, “Ophthalmic Spotlight: Descemetorhexis and Corneal Collagen Cross Linking,” highlights two procedures that are currently being explored in sight restoration. The recording is comprised of two presentations. The first presentation is given by Dr. Kathy Colby, from the University of Chicago, who presents on descemetorhexis and discusses the procedure, the background of the procedure and patient outcomes. Following this presentation, Dr. Parag Majmudar, from Chicago Cornea Consultants, presents on Corneal Collagen Cross Linking and discusses the procedure, current practice and research, and patient outcomes. Purchase the recording to learn more about these two procedures!

    Recording Length: 1 Hour

    CEU: 1

    Kathryn Colby, MD, PhD

    Louis Block Professor and Chairman, University of Chicago Department of Ophthalmology

    Kathryn Colby, MD, PhD, is an internationally renowned academic corneal specialist with a longstanding interest in Fuchs dystrophy, the most common cause for corneal transplantation in the US. Dr. Colby has pioneered the use of Descemet stripping only (DSO) as a non-graft treatment for Fuchs dystrophy. Dr. Colby is a passionate educator who trained hundreds of students, residents and fellows during the two decades she spent at Harvard Medical School prior to becoming Chairman of Ophthalmology at the University of Chicago in 2015.

    Parag Majmudar, MD

    President and Chief Medical Officer of Chicago Cornea Consultants, Ltd


    Parag A. Majmudar, MD, 
    is the President and Chief Medical Officer of Chicago Cornea Consultants, Ltd. where he practices cataract, corneal and refractive surgery.  Raised primarily in New Jersey, Dr. Majmudar was elected to the Phi Beta Kappa honor society and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree from Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. After receiving his medical degree at the Medical College of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, Dr. Majmudar completed his ophthalmology residency at the University of Chicago, serving as chief resident in the Department of Ophthalmology. He followed his residency with a subspecialty fellowship in cornea and external diseases and refractive surgery at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago. Dr. Majmudar is a highly regarded international lecturer and instructor on the subjects of corneal and refractive surgery, and currently serves as an Associate Professor of Ophthalmology at Rush University in Chicago.

    Dr. Majmudar is an active member of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery as well as the American Academy of Ophthalmology, and he has received the Academy's Achievement Award and Senior Achievement Award. He is a member of the International Council of the International Society of Refractive Surgery, and recently received an ISRS Achievement Award.  Dr. Majmudar serves on a number of scientific advisory boards. Dr. Parag Majmudar specializes in laser and non-laser vision correction procedures, cataract surgery, corneal surgery, treatment of keratoconus, and complications stemming from refractive surgery.

  • Dr. Kenneth Moritsugu- “Donation and Transplantation – Everyone’s Opportunity, Everyone’s Responsibility” (FREE)

    Contains 2 Component(s), 0.5 credits offered Recorded On: 06/08/2018

    If you missed Dr. Kenneth Moritsugu's inspiring keynote presentation at the 57th Annual Meeting in Philadelphia, purchase the recording today!

    During the 57th EBAA Annual Meeting in Philadelphia, Dr. Kenneth Moritsugu, delivered the keynote presentation,“Donation and Transplantation – Everyone’s Opportunity, Everyone’s Responsibility.” Learn more about Dr. Kenneth Moritsugu's experience with eye, tissue, and organ donation after both his wife and daughter were killed in separate automobile accidents, and what donation and the gifts of sight and life mean to him. 

    Kenneth Moritsugu, MD, MPH, FACPM

    Dr. Kenneth P. Moritsugu lost his wife, Donna Lee Jones Moritsugu, in an automobile crash in 1992, and his daughter Vikki Lianne in a separate automobile crash in 1996.  Both were organ and tissue donors.  He has been intimately involved with organ and tissue donation and transplantation ever since.

    He currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Washington Regional Transplant Community; and in 2007, the International Organ Donation Congress named him the first International Ambassador for Organ and Tissue Donation.  He has spoken extensively both internationally and domestically on this subject. In January of 2016, he was instrumental in organizing a plenary panel of former Surgeons General of the United States for the mid-winter meeting of the American Society of Transplant Surgeons (ASTS), addressing “Transforming the Lnadscape of Organ Access and Transplantation: Surgeons General Perspectives.”  Most recently, he was a keynote speaker at the White House Summit on Organ Donation, in June 2016.  In January 2017, he was named an Honorary Member of ASTS.

    Rear Admiral Kenneth Moritsugu was the Acting Surgeon General of the United States, in 2002 and again from July 2006 until his retirement from the Commissioned Corps of the United States Public Health Service (USPHS) in September 2007.  As Acting Surgeon General, he served as the nation’s top doctor, communicating the best available science and information to the American people to help protect, promote, and advance their health and safety.  In this position, he was the operational commander of the 6,500 Commissioned Corps health personnel of the USPHS.

    As of October 1, 1998, he served as the Deputy Surgeon General of the United States.  A career officer in the Commissioned Corps of the USPHS for 37 years, Admiral Moritsugu held the title of Assistant Surgeon General since 1988, beginning with the tenure of Surgeon General C. Everett Koop.

    He is currently the Principal at First Samurai Consulting, LLC, a firm specializing in health consultations, “putting the patient at the center of what we do.”

    Dr. Moritsugu was born and raised in Honolulu, Hawaii.  After attending Chaminade College, he received his Baccalaureate Degree with Honors in Classical Languages from the University of Hawaii in 1967, a Medical Doctor degree from the George Washington University School of Medicine in 1971, and a Master of Public Health in Health Administration and Planning from the University of California, Berkeley, in 1975.

    Dr. Moritsugu is Board Certified in Preventive Medicine; holds Fellowships in the American College of Preventive Medicine, the Royal Society of Public Health, the Royal Society of Medicine, and the National Academy of Public Administration; and is a Certified Correctional Health Professional.

    Over his public career, RADM Moritsugu served in many diverse assignments in uniform, including Staff Medical Officer at the USPHS Hospital Outpatient Department in San Francisco; Medical Officer on board the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Taney (Ocean Station Bravo); Director of the National Health Service Corps; and Assistant Bureau Director and the Medical Director of the U.S. Department of Justice's Federal Bureau of Prisons, in addition to Deputy Surgeon General.

    Admiral Moritsugu has received numerous honors and awards, including the Surgeon General's Medallion with two gold stars, twelve honorary degrees, and Distinguished Service Medals from the USPHS, the Federal Bureau of Prisons, and the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences.

    Also an educator, Dr. Moritsugu is an Adjunct Professor of Global Health at the George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services, and Adjunct Associate Professor of Preventive Medicine at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences.

    Dr. Moritsugu resides in Great Falls, VA with his wife, Lisa R. Kory.  He has two daughters, Erika Lizabeth Moritsugu, an attorney in Washington, DC; and Emily Renee Moritsugu.

  • The Opioid Epidemic and What Eye Banks Need to Know

    Contains 3 Component(s), 1 credit offered

    Learn more about the opioid epidemic and how it may affect organ donation.

    During this session, listeners will learn more about the opioid epidemic and how it may affect organ donation. Lieutenant Dustin Smith, a toxicologist for the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division, discusses the overall opioid epidemic, specifically the use of heroin and fentanyl/fentanyl analogues, the safety aspects related to encountering potential synthetic opioids, and the importance of vitreous fluid during a toxicological analysis. Then, Julie Plescia, Clinical Manager at Lifebanc, presents on how the increase of opioid related deaths has affected organ donation and the considerations that have to be made in regards to donor suitability. These speakers will provide insight into the opioid epidemic and provide attendees with information that may be helpful when recovering tissue or determining suitability. 

    Length of Recording: 1 Hour

    CEU: 1


    Lt. Dustin Smith

    Toxicologist, South Carolina Law Enforcement Division

    Lt. Dustin Smith is the Supervisor of the Toxicology Department at the S.C. Law Enforcement Division.  With over 18 years of experience, he has worked thousands of cases involving DUI, cause of death and criminal sexual assault investigations.  As supervisor, he is responsible for managing the day to day operations of the toxicology lab, reviewing all cases requiring drug analysis prior to case completion, and providing interpretation and expert testimony when requested.

    Lt. Smith is board certified as a Fellow of the American Board of Forensic Toxicology, is an active member of the Society of Forensic Toxicologists and serves as Vice President of the Palmetto Association of Toxicologists.  He also serves on the National Institute of Justice Technology Working Group and grant review committee and as a panel member on the National Safety Council’s Alcohol, Drugs and Impairment Division (ADID) sponsored meeting regarding updating current minimum testing standards for DUID casework. He is also a member of the South Carolina Vulnerable Adults Fatality Review Committee.   

    Julia Plescia

    Director of Organ Services, Lifebanc

    Julie Plescia is the Director of Organ Services for Lifebanc. Julie has worked for many years in the field of organ donation and transplantation. Before assuming her current role, Julie was the Manager of Organ Services and before that she was the donor referral coordinator for Lifebanc for 6 years.  Prior to working at Lifebanc, she worked at the Cleveland Clinic in the roles of Family Liaison, Registered nurse in the Heart Failure Intensive Care Unit, In-House Lifebanc Coordinator, and the liver/intestine coordinator. Julie earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing at Ohio University and has been a Certified Clinical Transplant Coordinator since 2013. She is past co-chair of the Cleveland Clinic Organ, Tissue and Eye Donation Committee and past chair of the Nursing and Transplant Shared Governance Committee. 

  • It's Sensitive: Keeping Information Safe and Confidential

    Contains 3 Component(s), 1 credit offered Recorded On: 08/09/2017

    Learn more about electronic medical record access and the HIPAA Rule.

    The speakers discuss the challenges surrounding electronic medical record access and address the fact that not one size fits all for every organization. A representative from LifeBanc shares how her organization was able to gain access at 30 hospitals and what that transition has meant for those hospital and the eye bank staff. The session also focuses on the HIPAA rule and how to distinguish between data which may be considered "confidential" vs. data that is covered under the HIPAA Rule. 

    Length of Recording: 1 Hour

    CEU: 1


    Nancy Biagioni

    Director of Donor Development and Educations, San Diego Eye Bank


    Nancy Biagioni is the Director of Development and Education at the San Diego Eye Bank. Nancy provides hospitals, hospices and other healthcare facilities with guidance, education and support regarding eye donation. She assists healthcare facilities maintain compliance with federal and state regulations regarding anatomical donation. Nancy manages and reports referral and donor statistics to hospitals and hospices, participates in hospital donor committee meetings and is responsible for the planning of annual educational seminars on eye donation. Nancy also coordinates exhibit displays for the Gift of Sight Eye Donor Program. Nancy is the Chair for the San Diego Eye Bank Nurses' Advisory Board. Nancy designs educational brochures and quarterly education posters, developed and implemented a donor program for the local hospices and manages and executes Donor Development for Hawaii Lions Eye Bank & Makana Foundation.

    Nancy plans and executes physician continuing education including lectures, grand rounds, mini meetings and wetlabs and oversees and coordinates all continuing education for ophthalmic technicians bi-annually.

    Beth Kost, MBA, RHIA

    Wellstar Health System

    Jackie Rossi, CEBT, CTBS

    Referral Service Coordinator/Trainer, Lifebanc

  • Environmental Monitoring: Considerations for Process Implementation and Ongoing Monitoring

    Contains 3 Component(s), 1 credit offered Recorded On: 05/17/2017

    Learn more about setting up a clean room and the process an eye bank with through in regards to validation and environmental monitoring!

    During this webinar presentation, attendees hear from speakers on the topic of environmental monitoring. Staff from the Lions Eye Bank of West Central Ohio share their experience with setting up a clean room and the process the organization went through in regards to validation and environmental monitoring and discussed the challenges they faced and the lessons that were learned. Scott Carlisle then discusses ongoing monitoring and presents recommendations regarding ongoing environmental monitoring of the processing space, ongoing temperature monitoring of refrigerators, and maintenance of the processing space.

    Length of Recording: 1 Hour

    CEU: 1


    Andrew Officer, CEBT

    Technical Director, Lions Eye Bank of West Central Ohio


    Andrew Officer is the Technical Director at Lions Eye Bank of West Central Ohio and started in eye banking 9 years ago while pursuing his masters at Wright State University.  Andrew is currently a member of the EBAA’s scientific programs and research committees.

    Darrell Lee, CEBT

    Laboratory & Processing Manager, Lions Eye Bank of West Central Ohio


    Darrell Lee is a Laboratory & Processing Manager for Lions Eye Bank of West Central Ohio. He has worked for the eye bank for over 13 years, initially starting off as an eye tissue recovery technician. Darrell’s has BS in Chemistry and is a CEBT. Along with being a tissue coordinator, he is responsible for the processing of corneal tissue at LEBWCO. 

    Scott Carlisle

    Quality Assurance Director, CorneaGen


    Scott Carlisle is the QA/Device Director for SightLife Surgical. In this capacity he has overall responsibility for the quality management system and regulatory affairs for the tissue processing and medical device operations of the company.  Scott also directs the manufacturing and inventory management for all the medical devices produced and distributed by SightLIfe Surgical.  Scott joined the SightLife Surgical in 2010. During his 30-year career, Scott has worked in a variety of quality management positions for large multi-national medical device companies. Scott received his B.S. in Biology from Wheaton College in Wheaton Illinois.  He is an ASQ certified quality engineer, ASQ certified quality auditor, and is certified as a Lean Six Sigma Green Belt.

  • Advancing and Strengthening Relations with Medical Examiners and Coroners

    Contains 3 Component(s), 1 credit offered Recorded On: 03/22/2017

    Learn more about building and strengthening relationships with Medical Examiners and Coroners.

    Eye banks often work closely with Medical Examiners and Coroners, and developing a strong relationship with these entities can be very important. During this webinar, attendees learn how to build relationships with their local ME or Coroner offices. Attendees hear from both an investigator at an ME office and a representative from an eye bank with a process in place to effectively work with local ME and Coroner offices. The investigator discuss the culture at her office to support donation, steps taken to improve communication, dramatic increase in referrals since implementation of a donation portal in late 2015, and other ways in which they help facilitate the donation recovery process. The eye bank representative presents one eye bank's process for communicating and working with ME and Coroner offices. Watch today to learn about how other eye banks are working with their local ME or Coroner offices to increase donations to help increase the number of individuals who will receive the gift of sight!

    Length of Recording: 1 Hour

    CEU: 1


    Sara McFee, APR

    Donor Development/Communications, Lions Gift of Sight


    Sara McFee, APR, leads donor development and stakeholder relations at Lions Gift of Sight and serves with other donation organizations in developing donation education and promotion campaigns. An accredited public relations professional, Sara has more than 30 years of experience in non-profit and healthcare stakeholder relations, marketing and communications, and media relations. Sara is former chair, and current member, of the EBAA Donor Development Committee, and past member of the EBAA Legislative and Regulatory Committee.

    Ingrid Schunder, MBA, CEBT

    VP of Logistics & Development, Miracles in Sight


    Ingrid Schunder, MBA, CEBT, began her career in eye banking in 1999 and has been with Miracles In Sight since 2013. In her current role as VP of Logistics and Development, Ingrid is responsible for the day to day logistical operations of both North and South Carolina. This includes the supervision and ongoing training of the Surgical Recovery Specialists who perform ocular tissue recoveries as well as the Professional Development Staff servicing the hospitals, Medical Examiners, Coroners and Funeral Homes of North and South Carolina. Ingrid is currently a member of the Technician Education Committee and has served on the faculty for the Technician Education Seminar for the past two years.

    Jackie Ulven, ABMDI

    Senior Investigator, Hennepin County Medical Examiner's Office


    Jackie Ulven, ABMDI, has been working for the Hennepin County Medical Examiner’s Office in Minneapolis for more than 20 years.  She began as an autopsy technician and then moved to investigations and fieldwork. Jackie has been in her current role as the Senior Investigator for 12 years, which includes coordination with eye, tissue and organ donation organizations. 

    The Hennepin County ME covers a three-county area the state of Minnesota with a population of 1.3 million residents.