Get Hands-on Skills in the Practical Workshops

Participate in 90 minutes of hands-on demonstrations and skill-building presentations with a different exhibiting company each day in the Practical Workshop located at the end of the 100 aisle.

Sunday, May 17
12:30 to 2 p.m.
EBUS Workshop – Discover How to Maximize Core Samples

As a driver of innovation, Cook brings you this educational opportunity to discover more about our novel approach to pulmonary biopsy procedures. During the didactic session, Dr. Lonny Brett Yarmus and Dr. Nichole T. Tanner will provide an overview of advancements in tissue acquisition during an EBUS procedure using an innovative product. Drs. Yarmus and Tanner will discuss the clinical benefits of increased amounts of tissue acquisition to enable appropriate mutation testing in lung cancer patients. Then you will have the opportunity to use the ProCore™ EBUS needle on simulation models during a hands-on session. This course is offered for clinicians who have all levels of experience.

Speakers: Dr. Lonny Brett Yarmus, DO, Clinical Chief, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD; and Dr. Nichole T. Tanner, MD, Assistant Professor, Pulmonary, Critical Care, Allergy, and Sleep Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC

Company: Cook Medical
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Monday, May 18
12:30 to 2 p.m.
Bronchial Thermoplasty Global Clinical Update

Bronchial Thermoplasty (BT), delivered by the Alair™ System, is a safe and effective outpatient procedure clinically proven to last at least five years for adult patients with severe asthma. Hear from physicians about their real-world experience, patients who can benefit from BT, emerging data, and participate in a hands-on workshop. Includes boxed lunch.

Company: Boston Scientific Corporation

Tuesday, May 19
12:30 to 2 p.m.
Applications and Implications for Home Noninvasive Ventilation in COPD with the New Mode, AVAPS-AE

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease is an increasing clinical problem with complex ventilatory needs due to the co-existent mixed obstructive and restrictive physiological impairment. New auto-titrating modes, such as AVAPS-AE, offer potential benefits in the treatment of this group. Includes boxed lunch.

Company: Philips Healthcare