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CTBS Exam Prep Course

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 is hosted on a new, user-friendly online platform, and provides 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