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Irma Sison, MD, CTBS

Irma Sison, MD, CTBS

Director of Tissue Quality

Irma Sison, MD, CTBS is the Director of Tissue Quality Assurance at LifeNet Health.  She began her career in organ and tissue donation as a Donor Center Coordinator at LifeNet Health in 2008.   Prior to joining Quality Assurance, Irma was the Manager of the Donor Center.   In addition to her experience at LifeNet Health, Irma has also held the positions of Manager of Hospital Services and Manager of Donation Services at Nevada Donor Network, Inc.  She is actively involved with AATB and is the current the co-chair of the AATB Education Committee.  In addition, Irma has LEAN Six Sigma Black Belt certification and leads process improvements as a member  of LifeNet Health’s Black Belt council.  Irma has a Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry from Old Dominion University and received her medical degree from De La Salle University College of Medicine.   

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  • Contains 31 Component(s) Includes a Live Web Event on 08/12/2022 at 2:00 PM (EDT)

    The CTBS Prep Course includes lectures, slides, quizzes, live Q & A sessions, and additional study materials.

  • Contains 4 Component(s)

    Do you have a deep understanding of the rationale and intent of the questions within the Donor Risk Assessment Interview? Donation professionals who are responsible for completing the Donor Risk Assessment Interview must understand the value of obtaining relevant medical, behavioral, and travel history information from an adequate historian in order to effectively assess infectious disease risk and ensure the safety and quality of donated organs and tissues. During these critical moments, every bit of knowledge matters. In this webinar, we will do a deep dive into some of those often misunderstood illnesses and travel concerns! What is Chagas disease anyway?

  • Contains 4 Component(s)

    Do you have a deep understanding of the rationale and intent of the questions within the Donor Risk Assessment Interview? Donation professionals who are responsible for completing the Donor Risk Assessment Interview must understand the value of obtaining relevant medical, behavioral, and travel history information from an adequate historian in order to effectively assess infectious disease risk and ensure the safety and quality of donated organs and tissues. During these critical moments, every bit of knowledge matters. In this webinar, we will do a deep dive into some of those often misunderstood illnesses and travel concerns! What is Chagas disease anyway?

  • Contains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits

    In this session, we will review methods of approaching discussions about donation what people ask, "What exactly do you do?"

  • Contains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits

    In this session, we will review methods of approaching discussions about donation what people ask, "What exactly do you do?"

  • Contains 2 Component(s), Includes Credits

    Through this presentation, we will review the challenges and overarching concerns of the DRAI which provides limited to no information about a potential donor's medical and social history. We will compare this with potentially conflicting medical records, circumstances, and physical findings to identify effective solutions to the vague DRAI.