Introduction to the Olympus EBUS System Course

OVERVIEW

Physicians at this course will be introduced to the safe and effective use of Olympus EBUS equipment.

Agenda will include:

  • Open Forum Discussions
  • Didactic Presentations
  • Hands-On Stations
  • Tissue Lab

Objectives:

  • Learn safe and effective use of the Olympus EBUS system
  • Discuss and understand Mediastinal Anatomy
  • Practice with sample acquisitions and preparation

Technologies used:

  • EU-ME2 Tower
  • Ultrasound Processor with Video Procedure Cart (EVIS EXERA III)
  • BF-UC180F- EBUS scope
  • MAJ-2056- ultrasound cable
  • NA-201SX-4021 - ViziShot EBUS-TBNA needle 21G
  • NA-201SX-4022-A -ViziShot EBUS-TBNA needle 21G

Pre-Requisite:
Physician must be board eligible or board certified to attend this course. He or she must have completed 150(+) bronchoscopies and currently be using Olympus EBUS equipment.

AVAILABLE DATES

May 11, 2017
UCSD
La Jolla, CA

June 15, 2017
Venel Institute
Bethlehem, PA

July 13, 2017
Venel Institute
Bethlehem, PA

Aug 16, 2017
UCSD
La Jolla, CA

Aug 17, 2017
UCSD
La Jolla, CA

Oct 12, 2017
Venel Institute
Bethlehem, PA

*Nov 30, 2017
Venel Institute
Bethlehem, PA

Mar 1, 2018
UCSD
La Jolla, CA

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*Apr 26, 2018
Venel Institute
Bethlehem, PA

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* The course on this date can be taken in conjunction with Peripheral Bronchoscopy with Radial EBUS, being offered the previous day

EDUCATORS

The faculty listed are examples of faculty used at this course in the past. A combination of similar faculty will be used at each course

Roberto Fernando Casal, MD

Director, Interventional Pulmonology
Assistant Professor Baylor College of Medicine, Houston
Staff Physician Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center Houston, Texas
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Pulmonary Medicine, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center

Alexander Chen, MD

Alexander C. Chen, MD
Associate Professor, Medicine
Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
Associate Professor, Surgery
Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Director of Interventional Pulmonology
Washington University

Eric S. Edell, MD

Clinical Associate Professor, USF Morsani College of Medicine
Vice Chair - Department of Medicine - Clinical Programs Medicine
Pulmonary/Critical Care Medicine
Lehigh Valley Health Network

Robert J. Kruklitis, MD

Vice Chair - Department of Medicine - Clinical Programs Medicine
Pulmonary/Critical Care Medicine
Lehigh Valley Health Network

Michael Machuzak, MD

Cleveland Clinic
Staff, Respiratory Institute
Medical, Director, Center for Major Airway Diseases
Transplant Center

Samir Makani, MD

Director, Inteventional Pulmonology and Branchoscopy
Coastal Pulmonary
Encinitas, CA

Septimiu D Murgu, MD, FCCP

Associate Professor of Medicine
Co-director of Bronchoscopy
Fellowship Director, Interventional Pulmonology
University of Chicago Medicine

Nicholas Pastis, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine
Fellowship Program Director
Medical University of South Carolina

Arthur Sung, MD, FCCP

Associate Professor of Medicine
Fellowship Program Director
Medical University of South Carolina

Momen M. Wahidi, MD, MBA

Director, Interventional Pulmonology and Bronchoscopy
Chief Medical Officer, Duke Patient Revenue Management Org
Associate Professor of Medicine
Duke University Medical Center

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