Endobronchial Ultrasound Course 2015 (EBUS Course)

Durham, NC US
September 11, 2015

This course is designed for pulmonologists, thoracic surgeons, and allied health professionals
who are interested in enhancing their knowledge about lung cancer staging and more
effectively utilizing existing tools and new technologies, particularly endobronchial ultrasound,
in their care of lung cancer patients. The lectures and interactive didactic sessions
will cover a range of topics including Transbronchial Needle Aspiration,
Endoscopic Ultrasound, and staging of lung cancer.


8:00-8:15 amRegistration and continental breakfast 
8:15-8:20 amWelcoming RemarksMomen Wahidi, MD, MBA
8:20-8:40amBasics of Endoscopic UltrasoundRabih Bechara, MD
8:40-9:05 amEBUS Mediastinal AnatomyKamran Mahmood, MD
9:05-9:25 amRapid On-Site Evaluation: Review and Tips from the PathologistChristopher Alley, MD
9:25-9:50 amCurrent Approach to Lung Cancer StagingLonny Yarmus, MD
9:50-10:00 amQuestions and Answers 
10:00-10:15 amBreak 
10:15-10:40 amEndobronchial Ultrasound: Real Time Guidance of TBNAMomen Wahidi, MD, MBA
10:40-11:05 amRadial Endobronchial Ultrasound                                     Alexander Chen, MD                                        
11:05-11:25 amNavigation BronchoscopyCarla Lamb, MD
11:25-11:50 amMolecular Testing in lung cancerDavid Feller-Kopman, MD
11:50-12:00 pmQuestions and Answers 
12:10-12:40 pmLunch 
12:50 - 5:00PMHands-on stations 
  • EBUS practice on live animals 
  • EBUS simulators 
  • EBUS on airway model
  • Navigation bronchosocpy
  • Pathology specimen handling and Radial endobronchial ultrasound  
  • Case Discussion 


How to Register/Enroll Into a Course in ETHOS

  • In the upper right hand corner of the Ethos Home Page, type in the name of the course, Endobronchial Ultrasound Course 2015 (EBUS Course), in the search bar.

  • Click on the web link which will then direct you to the course landing page.

  • Click on Take Course at the bottom of the page to complete the registration process.

  • Upon completion of registration, a confirmation email will be sent providing the course details.

Learning Objectives

  • Discuss current guidelines for lung cancer staging
  • Recognize mediastinal anatomy and relationships between lymph nodes and vascular structure
  • Describe the technique of Endobronchial Ultrasound (EBUS) and Navigation Bronchoscopy.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 7.75 JA Credit
Registration Opens: 
Registration Expires: 
Activity Starts: 
09/11/2015 - 8:00am
Activity Ends: 
09/11/2015 - 5:30pm
Searle Center
10 Searle Center Drive
Durham, NC 27710
United States


Available Credit

  • 7.75 JA Credit

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