Modules in Bronchoscopy Amsterdam, International Course 2017 

Participants: pulmonologists, pulmonologists in training, endoscopy nurses.     

Location: VU University Medical Center

Language: English

Registration: click here


Program

DAY ONE - Diagnostic Bronchoscopy I - 8 November  

Aim: this module is intended for pulmonologists in training and pulmonologists with limited experience in bronchoscopy. During the course of the day participants are made aware of important background issues such as the technical aspects of the equipment, hygiene/disinfection and team performance. In addition the attendants will learn to master the skills necessary for performing diagnostic bronchoscopy to its full extent in the daily patient care.


08.30    Registration

09.00    Introduction 

09.10    The Art of Bronchoscopy - dr. J.M.A. Daniels 

09.30    Anatomy for Bronchoscopy - dr. J.M.A. Daniels

10.00    Coffee    

10.30    Live case I - Basic bronchoscopy/anatomy

11:00    Hands-on session I - Anatomy, Airway Management, TBNA, EBUS             

12.30    Lunch 

13.30    Airway Management - dr. J.M. Huitink

14.00    Sampling Techniques - dr. J.M.A. Daniels

14.30    Mediastinal staging (EBUS/EUS-B) - prof. dr. J.T. Annema

15.00    Break

15.15    Live case II - EBUS/EUS-B - prof. dr. J.T. Annema

15.45    Hands-on session II - Anatomy, Airway Management, TBNA, EBUS 

17.00    Summary & close         


DAY TWO - Diagnostic Bronchoscopy II - 9 November

Aim: this advanced module is intended for doctors with adequate basic bronchoscopy skills who are ready to take it to the next level. During this day the participants are made aware of important aspects of the clinical context and how they can tailor the conditions and team performance in order to maximize the impact of diagnostic procedures. The participants can practice how to adequately prepare and perform a diagnostic procedure with special attention to patient safety and tissue handling.     


08.30    Registration

09.00    Introduction                                                                                                            

09.05    Airway Hemorrhage Management - dr. S. Singh                               

09:35     Navigation for peripheral lesions - dr. V. Lakticova                                      

10.00    Coffee 

10.15    Radial EBUS - how to do it? - dr. J.M.A. Daniels

10.30    Hands-on session I - Hemorraghe Management, EBUS, Cryobiopsy    

12.30    Lunch

13.30    Advanced Optical Imaging - dr. A. Rosell 

14.00    Cryobiopsy: indications and technique - Dr. J. Hetzel

14.30    Hands-on session 2 - Hemorraghe Management, EBUS, Cryobiopsy

17.00    Summary & close     


DAY THREE - Therapeutic Bronchoscopy - 10 November

Aim: this module is intended to introduce experienced bronchoscopists to interventional bronchoscopy and for interventional bronchoscopists who want to update their skills. Experts in the field will lecture about the latest developments in interventional pulmonology. Techniques such as electrocautery, cyrotherapy, laser, rigid bronchoscopy and airway stenting will be explained. Several hands-on stations will be available to practice these interventions.


08.30    Registration

09.00    Introduction                                                            

09.05    Tumor ablation: Diathermy - prof. dr. R. Lewis

09.35    Cryotherapy, Laser, PDT and other modalities - dr. J.M.A. Daniels                           

10.05    Coffee    

10.20    Hands-on session I - Rigid Bronchoscopy, Stenting, Electrocautery, Cryotherapy

12.00    Lunch

13.00    Rigid Bronchoscopy - Basic techniques and tumor debulking - dr. D. Breen

13:30    Airway Stenting - Indications, stent types, technique - dr. J.M.A. Daniels  

14.00    Hands-on session II - Rigid Bronchoscopy, Stenting, Electrocautery, Cryotherapy

16.30    Summary & close     


You have the freedom to register for day 1 & 2 (diagnostic bronchoscopy) and/or day 3 (therapeutic bronchoscopy). We strongly advise to start with day 1, unless you consider yourself an experienced bronchoscopist. Prices: one module € 350, two modules € 650, three modules € 800. 

Registration: click here

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