2022 Technician Education Seminar

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    • Early bird pricing available!
    • Non-member - $500
    • Member - $250
    • Regular Price after 12/10/2021 11:59 PM
    • Non-member - $600
    • Member - $350
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The Technician Education Seminar is a comprehensive virtual course providing a detailed overview of eye banking. This hybrid course features on-demand sessions and a series of live virtual workshops. The on-demand sessions are released in sections throughout the course and then the live workshops facilitated on Zoom provide interactive activities, demos, and lively discussion around the topics covered in the on-demand presentations. Led by expert faculty, the seminar features lectures, live case study discussions, breakout sessions, networking opportunities, and demonstrations. 
This course is intended for beginning eye bank professionals and focuses on the practical, technical, and scientific aspects of eye banking.  The Technician Education Seminar kicks off on January 21, and will include live sessions through March 18. The schedules for the course and the live sessions are listed below.  
Tentative Course Schedule
Live Session Schedule (EST)
January 21          Kick-off Session (12:00 pm – 1:30 pm)
February 4          Live Session (12:00 pm – 2:30 pm)
February 18        Live Session (12:00 pm – 2:30 pm)
March 4               Live Session (12:00 pm – 2:30 pm)
March 18             Live Session (12:00 pm – 2:00 pm) 
Registered attendees will receive the following: 
  • Access to over 25 on-demand presentations
  • Participation in 5 live virtual workshops
  • One-year access to the course presentations  and materials
  • Printable session handouts
  • Access to a TES participant only group on EBAA’s networking platform, the Lens.
  • A certificate upon course completion 
The early bird deadline is December 10 and the deadline to register for the course is Friday, January 14.  Attend the most comprehensive course on eye banking, register for the TES today!
Fees:
EBAA Members - Early Bird: $250 / Regular: $350
Non-Members - Early Bird: $500 / Regular: $600
IMPORTANT REGISTRATION NOTE:
If you have not registered for an EBAA event, before, please create an account before registering. If you have an EBAA account but don't know your login information, use the 'forgot your password' link or contact Genevieve Magnuson. If you are employed at an EBAA member eye bank, please ensure you are receiving member pricing prior to registering. If you believe you should be receiving the member rate which is not appearing, contact Genevieve Magnuson.
Access the tentative Course Schedule.
COPYRIGHT NOTICE:
The EBAA is pleased to share these materials with you for the purpose of your technical education. The materials are subject to the following conditions:
The presentations in this course are the property of Eye Bank Association of America (EBAA) and are solely for the education of attendees registered with EBAA for the 2022 Technician Education Seminar. These materials are to be used only for the purposes of technician education as understood by EBAA and are not to be shared with anyone other than the attendee of record registered for the seminar. The materials should not be copied or used outside of the Technician Education Seminar. 

The recording time for each video is included below for your reference, so that you can incorporate the sessions into your schedule.  

Section I

EBAA Overview: 9 minutes Speakers: Stacey Gardner

History of Eye Banking: 15 minutes Speaker: Josh Galloway, CEBT

Medical Standards: 4 minutes Speaker: Sam Ramos, CEBT, CTBS

Membership, Personnel and Governance: 12 minutes Speaker: Sam Ramos, CEBT, CTBS

Role of the Technician: 14 minutes Speaker: Troy Win'E, CEBT

Quality Assurance: 32 minutes Speaker: Matthew Arnett

Documentation: 17 minutes Speaker: Ingrid Schunder, MBA, CEBT

Safety, Infection Control and Biohazard Waste: 32 minutes Speaker: Ingrid Schunder, MBA, CEBT

Infections and Eye Banking Part 1: 68 minutes Speaker: George Rosenwasser, MD, CEBT

Infections and Eye Banking Part 2: 37 minutes Speaker: George Rosenwasser, MD, CEBT

Infections and Eye Banking Part 3: 35 minutes Speaker: George Rosenwasser, MD, CEBT

Donor Screening: 20 min Speaker: Darrell Lee, CEBT

Authorization and Donor Risk Assessment Interview: 11 minutes Speaker: Saira Quraishy, CEBT

Section II:

Ocular Anatomy Part 1: 31 minutes Speaker: George Rosenwasser, MD, CEBT

Ocular Anatomy Part 2: 34 minutes Speaker: George Rosenwasser, MD, CEBT

Serological Testing: 33 minutes Speaker: Ingrid Schunder, MBA, CEBT

Physical Inspection: 34 minutes Speaker: Ingrid Schunder, MBA, CEBT

Donor Maintenance: 24 minutes Speaker: Troy Win'E, CEBT

Aseptic Technique: 12 minutes Speaker: Brendan Luckett, CEBT

Recovery and Preservation: 42 minutes Speaker: Troy Win'E, CEBT

Tissue Storage: 14 minutes Speaker: Troy Win'E, CEBT

Section III:

Slit Lamp Microscopy Part 1: 43 minutes Speaker: George Rosenwasser, MD, CEBT

Slit Lamp Microscopy Part 1: 52 minutes Speaker: George Rosenwasser, MD, CEBT

Specular Microscopy: 37 minutes Speaker: Paul Graves, CEBT

Tissue Processing: 29 minutes Speaker: Chris Conwell, CEBT

Post-Processing Evaluation: 20 minutes Speaker: Anthony Vizzerra, CEBT

Ophthalmic Procedures Part 1: 61 minutes Speaker: George Rosenwasser, MD, CEBT

Ophthalmic Procedures Part 2: 52 minutes Speaker: George Rosenwasser, MD, CEBT

Section IV:

Sealing and Packaging: 13 minutes Speaker: Josh Galloway, CEBT

Tissue Distribution: 11 minutes Speaker: Brian Philippy, CEBT

Equipment Maintenance, Cleaning, and Sterilization: 21 minutes Speaker: Josh Galloway, CEBT

Presented during the Cornea and Eye Banking Forum: Graeme Pollock, PhD, Centre for Eye Research Australia, The University of Melbourne

Troy Win'E, CEBT

Director of Recovery Services

SightLife

Ingrid Schunder, MBA, CEBT

President

Miracles in Sight

Matt Arnett

Chief Quality Officer

Dakota Lions Sight and Health

Chris Conwell, CEBT

Ocular Processing Supervisor

Sierra Donor Services Eye Bank

Josh Galloway, CEBT

Vice President of Laboratory Services

Lions VisionGift

Paul Graves, CEBT, CTBS

Vice President of Clinical Services

Advancing Sight Network

Joshua Hou, MD

Medical Director

Lions Gift of Sight

Darrell Lee, CEBT

Laboratory and Processing Manager

Lions Eye Bank of West Central Ohio

Jennifer Li, MD

Medical Director

Sierra Donor Services Eye Bank

Brendan Luckett, CEBT

Technical Director

Cincinnati Eye Bank

Mark Mannis, MD

Medical Director

Sierra Donor Services Eye Bank

Kristen McCoy, MA, CEBT, CTBS

Vice President of Surgical Applications

Miracles in Sight

Brian Philippy, BCHE, BS, CEBT

Director of Transplant and Research

Lions Medical Eye Bank & Research Center of Eastern Virginia

Saira Quraishy, CEBT

Manager, Technical Operations

Georgia Eye Bank

Anthony Vizzerra, CEBT

Director of Clinical Services

Saving Sight

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Section I
Section II
Section III
Section IV
Course Quiz, Evaluation, and Certificate