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Endorsed Event: European Capsule Endoscopy Course 2021

Endorsed Event: European Capsule Endoscopy Course 2021

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We are delighted to endorse the European Capsule Endoscopy Course 2021, which was originally scheduled for 23rd – 24th April 2020.

This is a 2-day JAG-approved course on capsule endoscopy-Beginners and Advanced Day, taking place 9th – 10th September 2021. 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.

This course has been approved by the Federation of the Royal College of Physicians for 12 CPD credits.

Beginners Course – 9th September 2021

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 – 10th September 2021

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.

To register, please get in touch with caroline.pears@nhs.net. 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).

Endorsed by the BSG



Time Session Leader
08:45 – 09:00 Registration and coffee
09:00 – 09:05 Introduction and Aim
09:05 – 09:20 Pre course Exam
09:20 – 09:50 Indication for CE Prof R Sidhu
09:50 – 10:10 How to perform CE and Patient Preparation Carolyn Davison
10:10 – 10:45 Reading and writing a CE report/ Using software (hands On) Prof M McAlindon
10:45 – 11:00 Coffee
11:00 – 11:20 CE retention and Patency capsule Dr S Panter
11:20 – 11:50 Anatomical Landmarks/Variants of Normal (hands on) Dr C Parker
11:50 – 12:30 Common Pathology Cases Prof M McAlindon
12:30 – 13:20 Lunch
13:20 – 14:10 Pathology Cases (hands on) Prof R Sidhu
14:20 – 14:30 CE in Special Situations Dr S Panter
14:30 – 15:30 Pathology Cases (hands on) Dr C Parker
15:30 – 15:45 Coffee
15:45 – 16:45 Pathology Cases (hands on) Prof M McAlindon & Carolyn Davison
16:45 – 16:50 Close of the Day
Time Session Leader
08:45 – 09:00 Coffee
09:00 – 09:05 Introduction Prof R Sidhu
09:05 – 09:30 Clinical outcomes and Management Prof M McAlindon
09:30 – 09:55 Polyps, Tumours and Bulges Cases Dr A Chattree
09:55 – 10:35 Hands on Cases Dr A Chattree
10:35 – 10:50 Coffee
10:50 – 11:25 Unusual and Rare Cases/Post treatment changes Cases Dr S Beg
11:25 – 12:30 Hands on Cases Dr S Beg
12:30 – 13:20 Lunch
13:20 – 13:40 Clinical Cases- Small Bowel MDT Prof R Sidhu
13:40 – 14:10 Small Bowel Enteroscopy Prof R Sidhu
14:10 – 14:40 Small Bowel Imaging in the CE Era Dr A Blakeborough
14:40 – 14:55 Coffee
14:55 – 16:15 Hands On Cases Prof M McAlindon
16:15 – 16:25 Post Course Exam Prof M McAlindon & Prof R Sidhu
16:25 Close

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Date And Time

09-09-2021 @ 08:45 to
10-09-2021 @ 16:30


Medical Education Unit R Floor, Royal Hallamshire Hospital, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust , Glossop Road, S102JF, Sheffield

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