Overview

Course length:  10 days
Accreditation type:
  CEU
Credit hours:
  8
Course Tuition: $11,600

The class is broken down into 4 areas:

  • High Level Overview of the 9900 system
  • Performing 9900 Planned Maintenance
  • 9900 Workstation Theory.
  • 9900 C-Arm Theory

The High Level Overview of the 9900 system provides:

  • A comparison between the 9800 and the 9900 Elite systems
  • The high-level operation and function of all components and circuit boards

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 

The 9900 Workstation and C-Arm Theory is taught using Functional Diagrams.  Functional Diagrams for the system are presented. As different sections of the theory are presented the students are provided with hands-on lab activities to reinforce the concepts being taught.

The following lab exercises are done during the class:

  • GPOS & RTOS Single Board Computer CMOS Set up High Voltage Cable Cleaning & inspection
  • Workstation Mechanical Movement Inspection
  • Beam Alignment Verification
  • Dose Area Product Verification
  • UPS Testing
  • Workstation Power Distribution
  • Connecting to the 9900 using Utility Suite
  • Touch Screen Calibration
  • CINE Disk Status & Format
  • C-Arm Power Distribution
  • Battery Charger Adjustments
  • Control Panel Processor Communications
  • ARCNET Identification & Erase Flash Memory
  • Interlock, Stator & Pre-charge
  • X-Ray On
  • KV & MA Verification
  • Battery Capacity Evaluation
  • PS1, PS2 and HVSR Calibration
  • Filament Calibration and Verification
  • Entrance Dose
  • Anatomical Profile Settings & Brightness Adjustments
  • Beam Alignment
  • Camera Iris Calibration
  • Software Installation

Each Student attending the class is supplied with the following:

  • Standard Service CD
  • Utility Suite Level 1 CD
  • Student Guide
  • 9900 Functional Diagrams
  • Planned Maintenance Procedure and Checklist

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


Schedule

2017 DATES

  • January 9 - 20, 2017
  • January 16 - 27, 2017
  • February 6 - 17, 2017
  • March 6 - 17, 2017
  • April 3 - 14, 2017
  • April 24 - May 5, 2017
  • May 15 - May 26, 2017
  • June 5 - 16, 2017
  • July 10 - 21, 2017
  • August 7 - 18, 2017
  • September 11 - 22, 2017
  • October 2 - 13, 2017
  • October 23 - November 3, 2017
  • November 6 - 10, 2017
  • December 4 - 14, 2017
  • December 4 - 15, 2017

Maximum number of students: 8


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.