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Improve your hands-on skills at our Advanced Diagnostic Bronchoscopy Workshop

New This Year:

  • Diagnosis and Staging of Lung Cancer in the Era of Advanced Diagnostic Bronchoscopy and Targeted Therapy
  • Earn 7.75 ABIM MOC points!
  • Guided Bronchoscopy: What, When and How
  • Blood Thinners and Bronchoscopy
  • Bronchoscopy in the ICU

Cleveland Clinic presents a weekend workshop bringing together expert faculty from one of the nation’s highvolume centers to address recent developments in the role of advanced bronchoscopy in lung cancer diagnostics and staging, specimen acquisition, and rapid on-site evaluation and genotyping. In addition, attendees will benefit from interacting with faculty in case studies while also receiving detailed lectures in guided bronchoscopy, pediatric bronchoscopy, and a comprehensive literature review of transbronchial cryobiopsy.

This interactive learning experience is intended to increase knowledge and skill level through participation on non-CME hands-on sessions which will provide skill building in EBUS-TBNA, conventional TBNA, BAL, EBBx, TBBx, EMN, airway management, and indwelling pleural catheter placement. No matter what your skill level is, attending this weekend workshop will enable you to learn, expand your skills, and improve your practice.

Learning Objectives:

  • Apply the fundamentals of radial and convex probe endobronchial ultrasound to clinical practice
  • Demonstrate management of malignant or recurrent pleural effusions with an indwelling pleural catheter
  • Demonstrate techniques of radial and convex probe endobronchial ultrasound
  • Describe airway management during advanced bronchoscopy procedures
  • Describe the roles of bronchoscopy in lung cancer diagnosis and staging
  • Summarize principles of pediatric bronchoscopy
  • Summarize principles of bronchoscopy in the ICU
  • Use imaging to depict mediastinal anatomy and lymph nodes

Who Should Attend:

Pulmonologists, thoracic surgeons, anesthesiologists, fellows, nurses, advanced practice nurses, physician assistants, and respiratory therapists will gain hands-on experience using new techniques along with expert reviews of the principles and applicable guidelines.