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CTBS Exam Prep Course

The 2018 CTBS Exam Prep Course is now open for early registration! You can now sign up for all new 2018 CTBS Exam Prep Course with 100% more content at a 60% lower member price than prior years. 

This redesigned course will be hosted on a new, user-friendly online platform, and will provide organization-wide access to 22 on-demand programs, the AATB Standards, and a reference guide.

This course includes eight new topics which have never before been presented in our program, and an all new reference guide including direct access to the AATB Standards for Tissue Banking, AATB Guidance Documents, and other essential study materials. 

On-demand programs will be accessible from May 16 – October 13, 2018. 



CTBS Exam Prep Pricing

Member Price $750.00
Non-member Price $1,000.00

CTBS Exam Prep Agenda

Agenda Legend

New Course


Course Name Instructor
How to Properly Prepare

Louis Jares, BS, ABMDI-D, CEBT, CTBS


Exam Development, Grading & Structure     


Leon Gross, PhD

The History of Tissue Banking and The CTBS Exam


Ralph Powers, DDS, CTBS




Louis Jares, BS, ABMDI-D, CEBT, CTBS


Physical Assessment  


Hannis Thompson, MD


Testing: NAT, HTLV I/II & More     


Hannis Thompson, MD


Medical Record Review & Screening            


Hannis Thompson, MD


Hemodilution & Donor Cooling Criteria        


Hannis Thompson, MD


Travel, Endemic Areas & Automatic Deferrals         


Kavita Imrit-Thomas, MD


Anatomy: CV Tissue  


Jeff Wiggins, BA, CTBS


Anatomy: MS Tissue  


Darrel Lewis, MBA, CTBS


Aseptic Technique 101           


Darrel Lewis, MBA, CTBS


Surgical Recovery: CV Tissue           


Michael Gilbert, MBA, EMT, CTBS

Surgical Recovery: MS


Louis Jares, BS, ABMDI-D, CEBT, CTBS


Surgical Recovery: Skin         


Walter Recker, BS, CST, CTBS


Quality System Requirements             

Debby Lewis, MA, SSLBB, CTBS

Laura Walling-Sotolongo, BS, SSLBB, CTBS


Lyophilization, Cryopreservation & Processing 101


Ralph Powers, DDS, CTBS


Labeling and Storage Validation


Kelly Stevens, CTBS



Ralph Powers, DDS, CTBS


Clinical Applications: CV Tissue       


Gregory Ray, MD


Clinical Applications: MS Tissue       


Darrel Lewis, MBA, CTBS


Clinical Applications: Skin    


Walter Recker, BS, CST, CTBS