Part one of this three-part endobronchial ultrasound (EBUS) certified training programme covers the theoretical knowledge that is required for EBUS. The clinical literature relevant to EBUS will be reviewed and the equipment and techniques used for this procedure will be demonstrated.
Prior to the course, all participants are requested to study online modules which cover topics such as anatomy, indications and contraindications, imaging modalities and basic ultrasound.
Two weeks after taking part in the course, participants must complete an online test consisting of 30 multiple choice questions. Participants have to complete the test within one hour and answer at least 21 questions (70%) correctly.
Participants who fail the online test can register to re-sit the test via myERS for an administrative fee of €50. If a participant fails to pass the online test on the second attempt, the participant will be required to re-start the training programme.
Only participants who successfully pass the online test will be awarded a certification of completion for part one and will be able to proceed with part two of the EBUS training programme.
- Online modules
- Online assessment
Following completion of this training programme, participants should be able to:
- Independently assess patient history and results
- Identify indications and contraindications
- Perform independent procedures
- Interpret results and draw conclusions
- Qualified medical doctors with previous experience in:
- TNM classification of malignant tumours
- Staging patients – oncology and other conditions
|ERS early career members||€900|
Upon receipt of a written cancellation, a refund of fees, minus €50 administrative fee, will be applied up to six weeks before the course. After this date no refund will be made for cancellations.
Registrants to this course must comply with the COVID-19 related requirements outlined by the course venue or the authorities of the countries they are travelling to/from. All delegates are responsible for ensuring they are up to date on such policies. If a registrant cannot attend due to failure to comply to those requirements, no refund can be provided on this course. Due to third party fees, ERS cannot provide a refund for any cancellation as a result of a positive COVID-19 test.
By agreeing to attend this course, you agree to comply with reasonable instructions and safety policies of local host facilities. The organiser does not endorse any hotel, restaurant or other facility which may be recommended. If the course involves patients acting as volunteers, you agree to respect their wishes, dignity and needs.
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Eight bursaries are available, which cover the registration fees for all three parts of EBUS training programme.
To be eligible to apply, you must be:
- Under 40 years old
- A member of ERS
Please note that only one bursary may be allocated per person, per calendar year.
To apply, sign in to your myERS account when registering for this course. If you meet the criteria listed above, you will have the option to apply for the bursary at the time of registration.
You will be prompted to complete a digital form as part of the bursary application and to upload your CV. Please complete the form, attach your CV and then submit.
Please note that only completed application forms with an attached CV will be considered.
- Bursary application deadline: 2 April, 2023
- Bursary application notification: 7 April, 2023