Cadaveric tissue provides the most accurate anatomical model for learning the mechanics of surgery. All cadaveric specimens are procured exclusively through our network of nationally recognized tissue banks. Cadaveric specimens are provided to offer expert training in multiple disciplines, including but not limited to: orthopedics, neurology, bariatric, gastroenterology, otorhinolaryngology, general and gynecology. Preparation team receives tissues using standard operating procedures based on AATB Research Standards, OSHA and FDA published guidance documents. All tissue goes through extensive serological testing for HIV, HBC, HVC, and RPR prior to procurement.
Receipt - A Technician receives your specimen(s) prior to your workshop venue and assumes full responsibility for receipt of specimen(s), including coordination with facility personnel.
Setup - A Technician verifies contents of each package, ensuring proper temperature, cleanliness, and specifications of specimen(s). Each specimen is prepped and draped to your specifications in a surgical fashion to expose only the needed surgical areas.
Security - A Technician stays throughout your course and assumes all custodial responsibility for each specimen. Before, during and after your workshop, we ensure the specimen(s) are accessible to only your workshop participants and our Technicians.
Breakdown - When your workshop is complete, the Technician properly repackages the specimen(s), assuring proper return shipment. The specimen is supervised until it has been removed from the premises by the freight courier.Our Technician is also available to assist with any extracurricular tasks for you and/or the facility personnel during your workshop or during facility breakdown and cleaning
Disposition - Specimen disposition is handled by licensed cremation facilities. This allows you to rest assured all proper ethical and legal measures are followed to properly dispose of each specimen.