How can bronchoscopy training for respiratory trainees be improved?

January 2009
British Journal of Hospital Medicine (17508460);Jan2009, Vol. 70 Issue 1, p42
Academic Journal
All respiratory trainees must become competent at bronchoscopy in order to obtain their Certificate of Completion of Training. This article reports the comments of trainees regarding the quality of bronchoscopy training and whether there may be room for improvement.


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