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European Capsule Endoscopy Course 2020

  • Thu 23 – Fri 24 Apr

  • 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

  • Medical Education Centre, R Floor, Royal Hallamshire Hospital, Sheffield

We have been informed that, in light of recent events, this course has been postponed until 2021. Please direct any queries regarding this course to organisers.


This is a 2-day JAG-approved course on capsule endoscopy-Beginners and Advanced Day. All delegates will get an introduction on capsule endoscopy, indications and contraindications of CE, how to read and report CE and using the Patency capsule. Management of CE retention and dealing with special situations including placement of CE is also covered. At least 50% of Day 1 includes hands-on cases for delegates to navigate on laptops. The advanced Day includes case-based videos on lumps and bumps, management of clinical indications, the use of Pillcam Crohn’s and understanding the role of device-assisted Enteroscopy and small bowel radiology. Rare pathology and post-treatment changes are also covered. More than 50% of Day 2 also includes hands-on training on CE videos.



View the course brochure here.

There are beginner and advanced courses available, both consisting of lectures of clinical and practical importance, case studies, and hands-on workshops. CME accreditation applied for.


Beginners’ Course – 23 April 2020

Designed for new and potential capsule users, this course provides an introduction to capsule endoscopy in clinical practice. On completion of the course, participants will be able to:

Understand the clinical applications of capsule endoscopy.

Use computer hardware and software. Perform capsule endoscopy.

Indications and contraindications, patency system.

Begin to interpret a range of pathologies.

Advanced Course – 24 April 2020

This course is designed to address the needs of established capsule endoscopy users, with an emphasis on advancing interpretation skills and providing an update on the latest clinical and technological developments. Participants will have the opportunity to review and discuss difficult cases with unusual or atypical findings and interpret a range of normal and look-a-likes. Small Bowel enteroscopy and radiology.


BSG members benefit from 30% off registration fees.

Non-member fees – £170

BSG member fees – £119

To register, please scan and email your completed registration form (on the last page of the course brochure) to [email protected] All fees must be paid in advance of the course. Places cannot be reserved without payment. Payment may be made by BACS or cheque (please email for details).