Endobronchial Ultrasound Interdisciplinary Training Course

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Endobronchial Ultrasound Interdisciplinary Training Course

Thursday, May 25 – Friday, May 26
Wequassett Inn Resort and Golf Club On Pleasant Bay

Course Objectives
This course is designed for pulmonologists, chest surgeons, gastroenterologists and all other health care professionals interested in mediastinal evaluation. The objective of this course is to review pertinent principles of endoscopic ultrasound and its application in the aerodigestive tract with a particular focus on staging of lung cancer. At the conclusion of the course, participants will have a solid understanding of the basic principles of ultrasound as they apply to the esophagus and tracheobronchial tree. All procedural indications and cancer staging principles will be reviewed. Performance of endobronchial ultrasound with the radial probe and the dedicated endobronchial ultrasound scope for needle aspiration will be extensively practiced.

Learning Objectives
As a result of this educational activity, learners will be able to:

  • Perform the procedures and interpret known indications, contra indications, and complications
  • Implement the infrastructure, including the room space and equipment
  • Distinguish the different lymph node stations for cancer staging.

Course Agenda
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Accommodations
Wequassett Inn Resort and Golf Club On Pleasant Bay
Cape Cod Chatham, MA 02633
Telephone: 508-432- 5400/800-225-7125
www.wequassett.com

Space is limited and registration for the course is on a first come, first served basis. A limited number of rooms have been reserved at the Wequassett Inn at a preferred rate until April 27. Participants are responsible for making their own reservations and should contact the hotel directly.

Cancellation Policy: Participants may cancel and receive a full refund prior to April 27, 2017.

To Register

Space is limited and registration for the course is on a first come, first served basis.

  • Physician - $1,200 (USD)
  • Residents, Fellows, Allied Health Professionals - $700 (USD)

To sign up to attend this course, please complete a brief registration form.

Accreditation
The American Thoracic Society is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The American Thoracic Society designates this live activity for a maximum of 13.23 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Last Reviewed: April 2017