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The Bronchoscopy Certificate of Completion (COC) Program provides comprehensive hands-on experience using basic and advanced bronchoscopy and focuses on transbronchial needle aspiration (TBNA) and endobronchial ultrasound (EBUS). Take these individual courses, or work toward the Certificate of Completion.

Program Requirements

(Must be completed within 3 years of starting the program, listed in recommended order of completion)

  1. Attend Comprehensive Bronchoscopy With Endobronchial Ultrasound

    Practice sedation, sampling techniques, difficult cases, and management of complications. Gain the cognitive and psychomotor skills needed to effectively use TBNA and EBUS in clinical practice.

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  2. Pass a Final Comprehensive Assessment Exam

    Successful performance on an examination administered at the CHEST Annual Meeting is the final requirement. All previous requirements must be met before taking the exam. Purchase in the CHEST online store.

    You are required to complete the COC program within 3 years.

Target Audience

  • Bedside intensivists, hospitalists, pulmonologists, critical care physicians, advanced practice nurses, and respiratory therapists interested in acquiring significant exposure to basic and advanced bronchoscopy skills, as well as a focus on TBNA and EBUS.
  • Fellowship program directors who require faculty capability in bronchoscopy to train their fellows.
  • Those interested in providing a highly immersive, structured, and professionally produced bronchoscopy training program in their own institutions.

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