7th Hands-on Course on

Pediatric Flexible and Rigid Bronchoscopy

June 5 - 6, 2025

Get on the waiting list for the course in June 2025

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Course Location

University Children's Hospital Basel (UKBB)

Spitalstrasse 33

4056 Basel


Course Programme

Programme 2024

Course language is English

Course Organizer

Prof. Dr. Jürg Hammer, Basel



Dr.  Georg Henze Oxenius, Zürich

Dr.  Carola Schön, München

Prof. Dr.  Daniel Trachsel, Basel

Dr. Dirk Schramm, Düsseldorf


Prof. Dr. Jürg Hammer


Division of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine


Registration Fee 2024

CHF 1250.-

GPP, SGPP, SGKA members: CHF 1100.-

(inkl. 2 lunch in the hospital restaurant)


Once you received your confirmation of acceptance, transfer of the registration fee is required until January 31st , 2024 to:

Basler Kantonalbank, Postfach, 4002 Basel


IBAN: CH02 0077 0016 0476 0903 5

Purpose: 201505 or "Bronchoscopy course"



The payment must be carried out without expenses for the beneficiary

Cancellation policy

Upon receipt of a written cancellation, a refund fee minus CHF 50 administrative fee, will be applied up to 8 weeks before the course. After this date no refund will be made for cancellations.

By train:

From the main SBB or Badischer Bahnof railway stations, take bus no. 30 and get off at the "Kinderspital UKBB" bus stop.

By Car:

You can park in the nearby Parkhaus City.

Click here for further information

Course content

Target audience


This course is aimed at doctors involved in the management of difficult airways and the extraction of foreign bodies from the airways of children. Advanced intubation skills are recommended.

  • Pediatric intensivists (incl. neonatologists)
  • Pediatric anesthesiologists
  • Pediatric pulmonologists
  • others

The course does not include training in broncho-alveolar lavage,

transbronchial needle aspiration or transbronchial biopsies.

Course content


Flexible bronchoscopy

  • Handling, anatomy and navigation
  • Indications in the PICU and NICU
  • Indications in pediatric anesthesia
  • Fiberoptic intubation (mask, LMA)
  • Selective intubation, endobronchial blocker placement
  • Sedation and anesthesia


Rigid bronchoscopy

  • Correct handling und learning of the rigid instrumentarium
  • Endotracheal intubation with the bronchoscope / telescope
  • Navigation in the tracheobronchial tree
  • Foreign body extraction
  • Anesthesia and peri-interventional management


We deliberatly abstain from using living animals for training. We use specially-designed phantoms.

Course registration

Registrations are considered and accepted in order of their arrival.

You will receive an email confirmation in response to your registration and you will be added on the waiting list for the next course. We will then confirm your participation as soon as possible with a deadline to pay your registration fee. If the course is fully booked, you are put on a priority list for the next available slot. 

Membership GPP
Membership SGPP
Membership SGKA