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Second Capsule Endoscopy Course

NEW MOWASAT HOSPITAL ANNOUNCES
Second Capsule Endoscopy Course
Hands-on Experience
October 8 - 10, 2010
New Mowasat Hospital
Salmiya, Kuwait
 

 Directors

Jacques Devière(Belgium)

Mahmoud Omar(Kuwait)


The Second Capsule Endoscopy Course is a hands-on course to upgrade participants’ skills required for the use of capsule endoscopy for the diagnosis and management of gastrointestinal diseases including digestive bleeding, Crohn’s and celiac diseases.


 OBJECTIVES:

  • Manage PillCam Platform
  • Diagnose findings on capsule endoscopy
  • Deal with special situation as motility disorders and capsule retention
  • Show how capsule endoscopy complement other endoscopic techniques

 INTENDED AUDIENCE:


The course is designed for gastroenterologists, internists, pediatricians, surgeons or other health care professionals using or willing to use capsule endoscopy.
Number of Participants: 24


For further information:

Dr. Mahmoud M. Omar
Symposium Director
New Mowasat Hospital
P.O. Box 6661, Salmiya 22077
Kuwait
Tel.: 00 965 97150602
e-mail: mmmmomar@hotmail.com
www.newmowasat.com


Friday, October 8, 2010
Radisson SAS Hotel


1:00 – 5:00 p.m.

Registration

5:00 - 9:00 p.m.

Session I  

5:00 - 5:15 p.m.

Introduction, Objectives and Working Methodology

5:15 - 5:45 p.m.

Patients Preparation

5:45 - 6:15 p.m.

Dysphagia, Gastroparesis and Prokinetics

6:15 - 8:15 p.m.

The PillCam Platform
(PillCam Capsules, Data Recorder 3 and Rapid 6 Software)

8:15 - 9:00 p.m.

Localization Features and Normal Variants

9:00 p.m.

Dinner with Informal Discussion

   

This Course is endorsed by
The European Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy

 

Saturday, October 9, 2010
Attend the First Digestive Endoscopy Symposium


Sunday, October 10, 2010
Medical Plaza, New Mowasat hospital

8:30 - 10:30 a.m.

Session II

8:30 -  9:00 a.m.

Digestive Bleeding (Obscure GI Bleeding/IDA/
Intestinal Tumors/polyposis)

9:00 - 10:30 a.m.

Case Management of Obscure GI Bleeding/IDA

10:30 - 11:00 a.m.

Coffee Break

11:00 -  1:00 p.m.

Session III

11:00 - 11:30 a.m.

Crohn’s and Celiac Diseases

11:30 -   1:00 p.m.

Case Management of Crohn’s and Celiac Diseases

1:00 -  2:00 p.m.

Lunch

2:00 -  4:00 p.m.

Session IV

2:00 -  2:30 p.m.

Colon Capsule Endoscopy

2:30 -  4:00 p.m.

Case Management Colon Capsule Endoscopy

4:00 -  4:30 p.m.

Coffee Break

4:30 -  5:30 p.m.

Session V

4:30 – 5:00 p.m.

Agile Capsule: How can I do it?

5:00 – 5:30 p.m.

General Discussion/Evaluation

 
 

FACULTY:

Fouad AL-ALY

(Kuwait)

Federico BUFFOLI

(Italy)

Jacques DEVIÈRE

(Belgium)

Marc GIOVANNINI

(France)

Martin KEUCHEL

(Germany)

Ibrahim MOSTAFA

(Egypt)

Mahmoud OMAR

(Kuwait)

Thierry PONCHON

(France)

And more……

 

 

ORGANIZING COMMITTEE :

Alaa Al-Mansour

May Saliba

Zeeshan Miraj

Fadia Fouda

Maher Fakeh

Rebecca Camot

 

           Next Meeting

     October 7-9, 2011, Salmiya, Kuwait.


GENERAL INFORMATION:

Venue:

October 8 and 9, 2010: Radisson SAS Hotel, Salwa
October 10, 2010 Medical Plaza, New Mowasat Hospital, Salmiya
Tel.:   +965 2567 3000
Fax:   +965 2575 0155

www.radissonblu.com/hotel-Kuwait

   

Language:

The official language of the symposium is English.

 

Registration:


  • Online registration is closed. Onsite registration will start from 8am at Radisson SAS.
  • Or visit New Mowasat Hospital, or mail to

Medical Department, c/o Ms. Rebecca Camot,
P.O. Box 6661, Salmiya 22077, Kuwait

  • Onsite registration will be at Al-Hashemi II Hall, Radisson SAS hotel from 0800 on 9th Oct. ‘10
 

Registration Fees:

Before September 15, 2010:      75 KD

After September 15, 2010:         100 KD

Individual ESGE members will have 20% discount.

Registration fee includes all course material, lunch and refreshments.

 

Letter of Invitation:

A formal letter of invitation can be sent upon request.

   

CME

Category 1:

Category 2

11.5 points

 0.5 points per hour

Reg. No.      

9/IMO/Oct10

All participants will receive certificate of participation and CME points at the end of the course.

 

Hotel Reservation:

Hotel bookings can be made on-line directly to Radisson Hotel
(www.radissonblu.com/hotel-Kuwait) Special rate will be arranged.