Technical Knowledge Part 1

Offered By

Royal College of Physicians

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Why should I take this course?

This micro skills course from the Royal College of Physicians will cover the technical components of the capsule endoscopy (CE) procedure. It will familiarise the learner with types of CE and the equipment used to perform it. It will introduce the common indications for CE and also provide key information regarding contraindications to CE. Finally, the session will cover how to assess and mitigate any risks, as well as providing information about the limitations of CE and potential ways to modify these.

Are the programs accredited for continuous professional development (CPD) or continuing medical education (CME)?

Our courses have been developed and are delivered by Talisium's global network of content providers including universities and various professional bodies whose work underpins CPD for healthcare professionals.
Certificates of completion will be available and can be downloaded once a course has been completed. These can be used as evidence of learning for training and CPD purposes. You will need to check with your governing body about CPD standards and requirements.
Unless otherwise stated, certificates issued through Talisium are not qualifications of any formal assessment.

Do I need any prior qualifications or experience?

Our courses and programs have been designed to meet the needs of a broad range of trainees and qualified healthcare professionals. For most courses, we do not ask that you hold certain qualifications or meet certain criteria.
Some courses are aligned to specialist medical curricula so there is a certain level of medical knowledge required in these cases. On the whole, however, the courses and programs are accessible to a broad audience of learners.

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Each participant receives a certificate upon course completion.

What you can expect

A 30 minute eLearning course containing interactive content and activities. 

This course is ideal for

All health professionals.

Here is what you will cover in
this course 

Explain the technical components of CE

Recognise the equipment used to perform CE

Outline the indications and contraindications to CE

Describe the risks of CE and the use of patency capsules to limit these

Identify the potential reasons for failed procedures and possible ways to prevent them, including the use of CE in special situations