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 Educational Sessions

Objectives:

  • List the indications, benefits, and complications of EBUS
  • Safe and effective use of Olympus EBUS
  • Mediastinal Anatomy
  • Perform appropriate steps of EBUS TBNA procedure
  • Identify basic steps of microscope slide preparation

Technologies used:

  • EU-ME2
  • Olympus EVIS EXERA III Video Processor and Light Source
  • EBUS
  • ViziShot EBUS TBNA Needles: 19G Flex, 21G & 22G

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

*April 26, 2018
Venel Institute
Bethlehem, PA

June 20, 2018
UCSD
La Jolla, CA

*July 12, 2018
Venel Institute
Bethlehem, PA

*September 13, 2018
Venel Institute
Bethlehem, PA

November 28, 2018
UCSD
La Jolla, CA

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*January 24, 2019
Venel Institute
Bethlehem, PA

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February 21, 2019
UCSD
La Jolla, CA

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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

Associate Professor of Medicine
Director of Interventional Pulmonology
Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
Associate Professor of Surgery
Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Washington University School of Medicine
Barnes-Jewish Hospital

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 FCCP

Director, Interventional Pulmonology and Bronchoscopy
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 Chief, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
Director, Interventional Pulmonology and Bronchoscopy
Stanford Hospital and Clinics

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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