Overview

The class is broken down into 3 areas:

  1. High Level Overview of the 9800 system
  2. Performing 9800 Planned Maintenance
  3. 9800 Workstation Theory

Each class performs a complete Planned Maintenance inspection, including the following areas:

  • System Configuration
  • Cable and Component Inspection
  • Coin Battery Replacement
  • Lubrication and Cleaning
  • System Initialization
  • System External Inspection
  • System Functional Checks
  • Workstation Functional Checks
  • C-Arm Checks
  • Beam Alignment Verification
  • Dose Checks
  • DAP Accuracy
  • X-Ray Generator Accuracy Test
  • X-Ray On Indicator Checks
  • Image Resolution
  • Auto Technique Tracking
  • Network Connectivity and Intelligent Shut Down
  • Functional Checks for Options

9800 Workstation Theory is taught using Functional Diagrams.  Functional Diagrams for the whole system are provided, but only the Workstation diagrams are presented.

Target Audience

Biomedical Engineers / Technicians

Prerequisites

A solid understanding of the basic fundamental principles of X-ray imaging, including a good understanding of:

  • Digital and analog electronics
  • Microprocessors and computer circuits
  • MS-DOS operating system

All participants should bring applicable Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) including all employer-provided personal dosimetry to ensure accurate exposure collection. 

Labs are conducted on functional, ionizing-radiation producing equipment.

Schedule

2016 Dates for the OEC 9800 Workstation course:

February 22 - 26, 2016
April 25 - 29, 2016

Maximum number of students: 8

Course Tuition: $10,200


Registration

Because class size is limited, registration is on a "first come first serve" basis. To register, you must complete the Enrollment Packet and mail or fax it to the Training Registrar, along with the following documents:

  • Registration Form
  • Confidentiality Form
  • Tuition Fee or hard copy Purchase Order1

Registrations cannot be taken over the phone. If you have a question, please call 1-801-536-4891 or e-mail the Training Registrar

All correspondence should be directed to the Training Registrar, at the following address:

Training Registrar 
OEC Medical Systems, Inc
640 Wright Brothers Drive
Salt Lake City, UT 84116
800-874-7378 (Voice) option 1
801-536-4891 (Voice)
801-761-9578 (fax)


1: Final tuition payment must be received one week before the first day of the class.