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Interventional bronchoscopy by European Respiratory Society

Oct 18 - 20, 2018   |   Athens, Attica  Greece
Specialties : Pulmonary Medicine
Conference Brochure

Interventional bronchoscopy is organized by European Respiratory Society (ERS) and will be held during Oct 18 - 20, 2018 at National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens, Attica, Greece.

Target audience :
• Pulmonologists, thoracic surgeons and critical care specialists already familiar with basic bronchoscopic techniques, wishing to acquire in depth knowledge and experience of contemporary interventional bronchoscopic modalities.
• Fellows on pulmonary medicine who see in interventional bronchoscopy an interesting future field of their specialisation and wish to acquire in depth knowledge and practical training.

Course Description :
This course aims to develop practical skills and knowledge in the field of interventional bronchoscopy for practitioners who already have a basic level of training. Participants will be provided with further theoretical background, live demonstrations of procedures, and extensive practical sessions with advanced simulation models including animals. During the course, emphasis will be given to TBNA use (conventional, EBUS-TBNA and b-EUS), rigid bronchoscopy, combined therapeutic techniques, stent placement and bronchoscopic lung volume reduction. Participants will receive educational materials electronically prior to the course and are asked to complete and successfully pass online modules before attending the hands-on course. The maximum number of participants for this course is 24.

An application will be made to EACCME for CME accreditation of this event. The number of credits that you will receive corresponds to your attendance during the course. Please note that you need to sign the register of attendance each day to ensure that you receive the CME credits.

Educational aims :
By the end of the course, participants will be able to

• Recognise indications and contra-indications of major bronchoscopic modalities.
• Perform TBNA in major lymph node stations.
• Have knowledge of electrocautery and cryotherapy for endobronchial treatment or biopsies.
• Be familiar with rigid bronchoscopy debulking techniques and stent placement.
• Understand and practice with navigation technologies such as EBUS and electromagnetic navigation.

Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.

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Contact No. : +41 21 213 01 01
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Venue Address

National and Kapodistrian University of Athens
1st Respiratory Medicine Department
Athens, Attica, Greece

Official Hotel

National and Kapodistrian University of Athens,


Athens, Attica, Greece 157 72,

+30 21 0727 7000

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