Overview

By the end of the program, Technologists who attend the complete training agenda will be able to use the system features and perform basic to intermediate procedures as described in the skill inventory included in the TiP training package.

Details:      

COURSE LENGTH                 ACCREDITATION TYPE                                       CREDIT HOURS             COURSE ID
6  Days                                   CE, SNM - Nuclear Technologists                      20 CE                                W0100PT

Phase One Agenda  

Day One:    

  •  Getting Started  
  •  Safety Procedures  
  •  System Startup, Shutdown, and Reboot 
  •  Gantry and Table Operation
  •  Operator Console Overview 
  •  Daily Prep and QA 
  •  PET-CT Scan Procedure 

Day Two:  

  •  Daily QC, PET-CT Scan Procedure Review
  •  Methodology Overview of CT for PET Attenuation Correction and Fusion
  •  Protocol Building
  •  PET Reconstruction 
  •  Volume Viewer Overview 
  •  Patient Scanning 

Day Three: 

  •  Patient Scanning 
  •  Volume Viewer 
  •  Hardcopy and Data Export  
  •  Networking  
  •  Archive and Data Management 

Day Four:

  •  Quality Control (PET and PET-CT)
  •  Patient Scanning 
  •  CT Scanning and Reconstruction Overview
  •  QA, Troubleshooting, iLinq  
  •  Operator Documentation  
  •  TiP Post Training Documentation and Review 

Phase Two Agenda

Phase Two follow-up training is typically scheduled after 6 - 8 weeks of system use.

Day One:   

  •  Daily Prep and QA
  •  Quality Control
  •  PET-CT Acquisition Protocols and Parameters
  •  Image Display & Analysis
  •  Patient Scanning 

Day Two:

  •  Dynamic and Cardiac Clinical Applications
  •  CT Scan Reconstruction and Display 
  •  Creating Hardcopy and Data Exporting 
  •  Archive and Data Management
  •  QA, Troubleshooting, iLinq 
  •  Patient Scanning

Target Audience

This course is designed for PET Technologists who operate the Discovery STE system.

Prerequisites

This course has no prerequisite requirements.

Schedule / Registration

Please contact your GE Healthcare Representative for pricing and scheduling information.


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