Modules in Bronchoscopy

Imperial College London / National Heart and Lung Institute, Events Office
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23.01.2012 - 25.01.2012  London
 
Course Content
Now in its 11th year,this is a flexible bronchoscopy course which consists of three modules;basic bronchoscopy,advanced diagnostic & interventional bronchoscopy.The modules will cover the theoretical aspects around the relevant procedures,some hands-on simulators and recorded cases.The basic course is intended for doctors who are training in respiratory medicine and will cover basic anatomy through to handling a bronchoscope and includes techniques such as transbronchial needle aspiration (TBNA)
Learning objectives, training objectives
The key areas that will be covered in the advanced diagnostic module will be the assessment and staging of lung cancer and diagnosis of peripheral nodules with the use of endobronchial ultrasound and magnetic navigation guide bronchoscopy.
Target Audience
The interventional bronchoscopy is intended for experienced bronchoscopists and hence suitable for experienced registrars and consultants.
Typical postgraduate careers and job opportunities
The interventional bronchoscopy module covers endobronchial palliative treatment with electrocautery, argon plasma and cryotherapy, stents and management of airway haemorrhage.
Notes
The course also covers developing areas such as bronchoscopic lung volume reduction surgery and bronchial thermoplasty.
 

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