2023 Technician Education Seminar

Includes Multiple Live Events. The next is on 01/27/2023 at 12:00 PM (EST)

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    • Early bird pricing available!
    • Non-member - $500
    • Member - $250
    • Regular Price after 12/16/2022 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 18, and will include live sessions from January 27- February 17. The schedules for the course and the live sessions are listed below.  
Tentative Course Schedule
Seminar Schedule (EST)
January 18          Course Opens and Section I Presentations Released
January 27          Live Session (12:00 pm – 2:30 pm)
February 3          Live Session (12:00 pm – 2:30 pm)
February 10        Live Session (12:00 pm – 2:30 pm)
February 17        Live Session (12:00 pm – 2:00 pm) 
Registered attendees will receive the following: 
  • Access to over 25 on-demand presentations
  • Participation in 4 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 16 and the deadline to register for the course is Friday, January 13.  Attend the most comprehensive course on eye banking, register for the TES today!
Registration Information 

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 Herocia@restoresight.org. 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 Herocia Hawkins.

Course Information

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 2023Technician 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.  

Expectations

Attendees are expected to view all presentations, attend all live sessions, and participate in the live sessions and the Lens discussions. Individuals must have access to a computer with a functioning microphone, speaker, and camera.

Course Schedule

Access the tentative Course Schedule.

Presentations

Section I

EBAA Overview (9 minutes) Speaker: Stacey Gardner

History of Eye Banking (18 minutes) Speaker: Mark Mannis, MD

EBAA Medical Standards (8 minutes) Speaker: Jennifer Li, MD

Membership, Personnel and Governance (26 minutes) Speaker: Jennifer DeMatteo, MCM, CIC

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 (37 minutes) Speaker: George Rosenwasser, MD, CEBT

Infections and Eye Banking Part (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

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: 1 hour 45 minutes Speaker: Joshua Hou, MD

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

Course Schedule

Seminar Schedule (EST)
January 18          Course Opens and Section I Presentations Released
January 27          Live Session (12:00 pm – 2:30 pm)
February 3          Live Session (12:00 pm – 2:30 pm)
February 10        Live Session (12:00 pm – 2:30 pm)
February 17        Live Session (12:00 pm – 2:00 pm) 

The tentative schedule for the course can be found in the link below.

Schedule

Access Information

To access the Technician Education Seminar, register for the course using the Register button. Once you are registered for the course you will receive access to the TES course. 

To access the presentations, make sure you are logged into eyeLEARN, click on the Components tab, and select the recording you wish to view. Once you have watched a presentation, be sure to complete the survey associated with that presentation. In order to receive credit for completing the course, attendees must watch all presentations, attend all live sessions, and complete all of the surveys.  

The first set of presentations will be released on January 18, and the first live session will take place Friday, January 27. Each week a group of sessions will be released and attendees are expected to view the presentations before the next live session. 

Computer Information

Attendees should have access to a computer with a camera and functioning speaker and microphone. The live sessions are designed to include active participation by the attendees and having a computer with microphone, camera and speaker will enable attendees to fully participate in the seminar. 

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Live Sessions
Live Session #1 - January 27
01/27/2023 at 12:00 PM (EST)   |  150 minutes
01/27/2023 at 12:00 PM (EST)   |  150 minutes
Live Session 1 Survey
3 Questions
Live Session #2 - February 3
02/03/2023 at 12:00 PM (EST)   |  150 minutes
02/03/2023 at 12:00 PM (EST)   |  150 minutes
Live Session 2 Survey
3 Questions
Live Session #3 - February 10
02/10/2023 at 12:00 PM (EST)   |  150 minutes
02/10/2023 at 12:00 PM (EST)   |  150 minutes Please join from a computer that has a camera and speakers. You will use the speakers and microphone from your computer. If you need to call-in, the information is listed below. Call-in information if necessary: Meeting ID: 824 2899 7166 Passcode: 413452 One tap mobile +16465588656,,82428997166# US (New York) +16469313860,,82428997166# US Dial by your location +1 646 558 8656 US (New York) +1 301 715 8592 US (Washington DC) +1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago) +1 253 215 8782 US (Tacoma) +1 346 248 7799 US (Houston) +1 669 900 9128 US (San Jose) Meeting ID: 824 2899 7166 Find your local number: https://us02web.zoom.us/u/kbsdcQaKXE
Live Session 3 Survey
3 Questions
Live Session #4 - February 17
02/17/2023 at 12:00 PM (EST)   |  150 minutes
02/17/2023 at 12:00 PM (EST)   |  150 minutes Call-in information can be found below if necessary: Meeting ID: 835 8252 0358 Passcode: 935291 One tap mobile +13017158592,,83582520358#,,,,*935291# US (Washington DC) +13126266799,,83582520358#,,,,*935291# US (Chicago) Dial by your location +1 301 715 8592 US (Washington DC) +1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago) +1 646 558 8656 US (New York) +1 669 900 9128 US (San Jose) +1 253 215 8782 US (Tacoma) +1 346 248 7799 US (Houston) Meeting ID: 835 8252 0358 Passcode: 935291 Find your local number: https://us02web.zoom.us/u/kdHeQsnZNt
Live Session 4 Survey
4 Questions
Section I
Section II
Section III
Section IV
Course Quiz, Evaluation, and Certificate