Introduction to the Olympus EBUS System Course


Physicians at this course will be introduced to the safe and effective use of Olympus EBUS equipment.

Agenda will include:

  • Open Forum Discussions
  • Didactic Presentations
  • Hands-On Educational Sessions


  • List the indications, benefits, and complications of EBUS
  • Safe and effective use of Olympus EBUS
  • Mediastinal Anatomy
  • Perform appropriate steps of EBUS TBNA procedure
  • Identify basic steps of microscope slide preparation

Technologies used:

  • EU-ME2
  • Olympus EVIS EXERA III Video Processor and Light Source
  • EBUS
  • ViziShot EBUS TBNA Needles: 19G Flex, 21G & 22G

Physician must be board eligible or board certified to attend this course. He or she must have completed 150(+) bronchoscopies and currently be using Olympus EBUS equipment.


September 19, 2019
Venel Institute
Bethlehem, PA

January 23, 2020
Venel Institute
Bethlehem, PA


The courses on these dates can be taken in conjunction with Peripheral Bronchoscopy with Radial EBUS, being offered the previous day


The faculty listed are examples of faculty used at this course in the past. A combination of similar faculty will be used at each course

Alexander Chen, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine
Director of Interventional Pulmonology
Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
Associate Professor of Surgery
Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Washington University School of Medicine
Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Robert J. Kruklitis, MD

Vice Chair - Department of Medicine - Clinical Programs Medicine
Pulmonary/Critical Care Medicine
Lehigh Valley Health Network

Michael Machuzak, MD

Cleveland Clinic
Staff, Respiratory Institute
Medical, Director, Center for Major Airway Diseases
Transplant Center

Samir Makani, MD FCCP

Director, Interventional Pulmonology and Bronchoscopy
Coastal Pulmonary
Encinitas, CA

Septimiu D Murgu, MD, FCCP

Associate Professor of Medicine
Co-director of Bronchoscopy
Fellowship Director, Interventional Pulmonology
University of Chicago Medicine

Nicholas Pastis, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine
Fellowship Program Director
Medical University of South Carolina

Arthur Sung, MD, FCCP

Associate Chief, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
Director, Interventional Pulmonology and Bronchoscopy
Stanford Hospital and Clinics

Momen M. Wahidi, MD, MBA

Director, Interventional Pulmonology and Bronchoscopy
Chief Medical Officer, Duke Patient Revenue Management Org
Associate Professor of Medicine
Duke University Medical Center

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