Endobronchial Ultrasound Course

Durham, NC US
September 20, 2013


Lung cancer is a major health issue and its treatment requires accurate staging. Transbronchial needle aspiration (TBNA) is an important tool utilized for the staging of lung cancer. The yield of most chest physicians in this procedure remains less than desired. Endobronchial ultrasound (EBUS) is a new technology that can provide real time guidance for TBNA and increase its yield and utility. 

This conference desirres to increase knowledge of current guidelines for lung cancer staging, increase yield of TBNA leading to accurate staging of lung cancer and acquire EBUS skills to improve the yield of TBNA and achieve greater yield in lung cancer staging. EBUS is a new technology and only a small percentage of chest physicians are able to perform it.

This conference adresses the need for the chest physicians need to improve their knowledge of lung cancer staging and to improve their skills in TBNA

Learning Objectives

  • Learn about current guidelines for lung cancer staging.
  • Improve the yield of TBNA
  • Learn the technique of EBUS
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)
Registration Opens: 
07/11/2013
Registration Expires: 
09/20/2013
Activity Starts: 
09/20/2013 - 8:00am
Activity Ends: 
09/20/2013 - 5:00pm
Cost:
$750.00
Searle Center
10 Searle Center Drive
Durham, NC 27710
United States
Momen Wahidi MD, MBA
Director of Interventional Pulmonology Affiliation ACCP
Department Medicine
Phone 919-681-0340

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)

Accreditation Period

Registration Opens: 
07/11/2013
Registration Expires: 
09/20/2013

Price

Cost:
$750.00
Please login or register to take this course.