Siemens Healthineers Customer Clinical Education Response to Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Virtual Instructor Led Training Schedule

Virtual Instructor Led Training

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Atellica
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Atellica Solution
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ATELLICA SOLUTION CALIBRATION VIRTUAL TRAINING (CHEMISTRY AND IMMUNOASSAY)
ATELLICA SOLUTION CALIBRATION VIRTUAL TRAINING (CHEMISTRY AND IMMUNOASSAY)
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The Atellica Solution Calibration Virtual Training is a two hour module designed to train operators on the basics of Atellica Solution calibrations. This module covers the types of calibrations available for Atellica CH and IM, how to create manual calibration orders and how to access and analyze calibration results. This module also includes tips and guidelines for successful calibrations using the PEPconnect content such as the Atellica FAQ document to work through calibration scenarios.

Duration: 2 hours

Upon completion of this course, the participant will be able to:

  • Discuss CH and IM Calibration Basics.
  • Discuss the types of calibrations available on the Atellica Solution.
  • Identify Atellica Calibration Needs.
  • Recognize the steps to create a manual calibration order on the Atellica Solution.
  • Recall how to access Atellica CH and IM calibration results.
  • Access and Utilize PEPconnect content to work through calibration case scenarios.
Course Schedule
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Friday, August 6, 2021
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm (EST)
ATELLICA SOLUTION TROUBLESHOOTING RESOURCES VIRTUAL TRAINING
ATELLICA SOLUTION TROUBLESHOOTING RESOURCES VIRTUAL TRAINING
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The Atellica Solution Troubleshooting Resources Virtual Training is a two hour module designed to show operators how to access the Atellica/Siemens resources used to guide the operator in identifying and troubleshooting Atellica Solution system errors. This training covers how to access and utilize the Operator Event Log, access the Online Help instructions for troubleshooting/maintenance activities. Furthermore, this module covers how to create a Service Support request call, how to access Siemens resources in PEPconnect and the Siemens Document Library and how to access the software upgrade release notes available to all customers following a system upgrade.

Duration: 2 hours

Upon completion of this course, the participant will be able to:

  • Identify System alerts on the Atellica Solution.
  • Discuss how to troubleshoot errors using the Operator Event Log.
  • Access Operator Diagnostic tools on the Atellica Solution.
  • Review the steps to create a Service Support Request- UI Software/ASA Application.
  • Access Siemens Document Library and Review Software Upgrade release notes document.
  • Access PEP connect and Identify PEP Job aids used to troubleshoot system errors.
Course Schedule
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Friday, August 20, 2021
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm (EST)
3 Open Seats
Diagnostics IT
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Atellica Data Manager System
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ATELLICA DATA MANAGER VIRTUAL TRAINING
ATELLICA DATA MANAGER VIRTUAL TRAINING
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This course is designed to train operators on the basic skills needed to operate, maintain, customize and troubleshoot the Atellica Data Manager application.

Duration: 1 day

Upon completion of this course, the participant will be able to:

  • Describe icons found on the Home screen.
  • Explain the communication flow of Atellica Data Manager.
  • Define sample and result statuses.
  • Use the Sample Query Browser to search for samples.
  • Use functions found in the Sample Query Browser.
  • Use Review and Edit to search for results.
  • Use functions found in the Review and Edit screen.
  • Summarize how to Validate results to release to the LIS.
  • Define the use of the Unschedule function.
  • Define the information available in the Audit tab for a result record.
  • Use Order Entry to manually enter a work order.
  • Use the QC tab to review quality control results.
  • Define what a QC population is.
  • Summarize how to reset a QC severity.
  • Summarize how new QC lots are defined.
  • Demonstrate how to copy existing QC definitions to another instrument.
  • Demonstrate how to copy existing QC definitions to a new Lot number.
  • Generate QC reports.
  • Create panels that can be ordered manually.
  • Create new users.
  • Create custom counters.
  • Create shortcuts.
  • Use the Watchdog Dashboard to identify and resolve system alerts.

 

Course Schedule
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Monday, August 2, 2021
8:00 am - 4:00 pm (EST)
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Friday, August 27, 2021
8:00 am - 4:00 pm (EST)
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Friday, October 22, 2021
8:00 am - 4:00 pm (EST)
5 Open Seats
ATELLICA DATA MANAGER UPGRADE FOR CENTRALINK USERS VIRTUAL TRAINING
ATELLICA DATA MANAGER UPGRADE FOR CENTRALINK USERS VIRTUAL TRAINING
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This course is a 3 hour virtual training session for customers. It will guide existing CentraLink users through the changes implemented by Atellica Data Manager.

Duration: 3 hours

At the end of the session, the participant will be able to:

  • Navigate the Atellica Data Manager software
  • Search for samples using the Sample Query Browser
  • Search for samples using Review and Edit
  • Recall the functions to manage Quality Control (QC) results
  • Identify new Quality Control features
  • Describe Counter enhancements
  • Describe Shortcut enhancements
  • Utilize the Watchdog dashboard
Course Schedule
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Friday, September 24, 2021
8:00 am - 11:00 am (EST)
5 Open Seats
Drugs of Abuse (Syva)
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Viva-ProE System
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VIVA-PROE SYSTEM VIRTUAL TRAINING
VIVA-PROE SYSTEM VIRTUAL TRAINING
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This course is designed to enhance the skills needed to operate and properly maintain the Viva-ProE System.

Duration: 2 days

  • Identify hardware components.
  • Describe the function of the software icons.
  • Navigate the system software.
  • Use the system's Operator's Guide.
  • Perform weekly, quarterly and as-needed maintenance.
  • Review monthly and semi-annual maintenance.
  • Request and process calibrations, controls and samples.
  • Evaluate calibrations, controls and sample results.
  • Identify and resolve basic system errors.
  • Perform system back up procedures.
  • Perform entering new lot numbers for calibrations and controls.
  • Operate the Viva-ProE System

 

Course Schedule
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Thursday, August 5, 2021 - Friday, August 6, 2021
9:00 am - 5:00 pm (EST)
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Thursday, August 19, 2021 - Friday, August 20, 2021
9:00 am - 5:00 pm (EST)
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Thursday, August 26, 2021 - Friday, August 27, 2021
9:00 am - 5:00 pm (EST)
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Thursday, September 9, 2021 - Friday, September 10, 2021
9:00 am - 5:00 pm (EST)
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Hematology Systems
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ADVIA 120 / 2120 / 2120i Systems
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ADVIA 2120I HEMATOLOGY SYSTEM VIRTUAL TRAINING
ADVIA 2120I HEMATOLOGY SYSTEM VIRTUAL TRAINING
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This course is designed to teach you the skills needed to operate and maintain the ADVIA 2120i Hematology System.

Duration: 2 days

Upon completion of this course, the participant will be able to:

  • Identify system hardware components and reagents
  • Navigate through software menus
  • Perform Starting each Shift
  • Prepare and perform Quality Control processing
  • Demonstrate how to import a new lot of QC
  • Perform sample processing
  • Describe how the system works
  • Perform and record scheduled maintenance
  • Identify the methods used on the system
  • Review the gains adjustment process using the Gains Wizard
  • Review the calibration process using the Calibration Wizard
  • Utilize the Operator’s Guide to locate sample / system flags
Course Schedule
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Thursday, September 16, 2021 - Friday, September 17, 2021
9:00 am - 5:00 pm (EST)
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Wednesday, October 27, 2021 - Thursday, October 28, 2021
9:00 am - 4:00 pm (EST)
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ADVIA 2120I HEMATOLOGY SYSTEM GAINS & CALIBRATION VIRTUAL TRAINING
ADVIA 2120I HEMATOLOGY SYSTEM GAINS & CALIBRATION VIRTUAL TRAINING
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This advanced virtual training course is designed for experienced operators of the ADVIA 2120i Hematology System. The course will teach the advanced skills needed to perform gains and calibration of ADVIA 2120i Hematology System.

Duration: 2.5 hours

Upon completion of this course, the participant will be able to:

  • Define the term "gain"
  • Identify when to adjust gains
  • Interpret the flags and results affected by improper gain adjustment
  • Identify what to check before adjusting gains
  • Review the steps to perform gain adjustments using Gains Wizard
  • Identify when to calibrate
  • Identify what to check before calibrating
  • Review the calibration process using Calibration Wizard
Course Schedule
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Monday, August 30, 2021
9:00 am - 11:30 am (EST)
3 Open Seats
Monday, January 17, 2022
10:00 am - 12:30 pm (EST)
5 Open Seats
Friday, March 18, 2022
10:00 am - 12:30 pm (EST)
5 Open Seats
Friday, May 20, 2022
10:00 am - 12:30 pm (EST)
5 Open Seats
Friday, July 22, 2022
10:00 am - 12:30 pm (EST)
5 Open Seats
Friday, September 23, 2022
10:00 am - 12:30 pm (EST)
5 Open Seats
Hemostasis Systems
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Sysmex CS Systems
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SYSMEX CS SYSTEMS COAGULATION CURVE ERRORS VIRTUAL TRAINING
SYSMEX CS SYSTEMS COAGULATION CURVE ERRORS VIRTUAL TRAINING
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Previous attendance in a Sysmex CS System training class is recommended. This course provides information on CS System Coagulation Curve Errors. The training materials provides explanation of the Coagulation Curve errors, as well as examples of abnormal reaction curves. The participant will gain confidence in viewing reaction curves, as well as skills to evaluate if a result is reportable.

Duration:  4 hours

Upon completion of this course, the participant will be able to:

  • Locate reanalysis rules on the CS System
  • Navigate the Joblist for result information
  • List common sample integrity problems
  • Describe the key areas of a normal coagulation reaction curve
  • Identify a normal PT and PTT coagulation reaction curve
  • Summarize the cause of each Coagulation Curve Error
  • List the corrective action for each Coagulation Curve Error
  • Determine if a coagulation reaction curve has a typical clot progression: baseline, clotting phase, endpoint
  • Evaluate if a result is reportable by viewing the error code, the reaction curve and the Evaluation data
Course Schedule
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Monday, August 9, 2021
9:00 am - 1:00 pm (EST)
Monday, August 30, 2021
9:00 am - 1:00 pm (EST)
4 Open Seats
Tuesday, September 28, 2021
9:00 am - 1:00 pm (EST)
2 Open Seats
Thursday, October 28, 2021
9:00 am - 1:00 pm (EST)
6 Open Seats
Friday, February 25, 2022
9:00 am - 1:00 pm (EST)
6 Open Seats
Friday, April 22, 2022
9:00 am - 1:00 pm (EST)
6 Open Seats
Friday, June 24, 2022
9:00 am - 1:00 pm (EST)
6 Open Seats
SYSMEX CS-5100 SYSTEM VIRTUAL TRAINING
SYSMEX CS-5100 SYSTEM VIRTUAL TRAINING
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This virtual training is designed for new users of the Sysmex CS-5100 System analyzer. Participants will learn the basic operations of the instrument such as maintenance, reagent management, sample and QC processing, calibration and result information. Participants will receive training materials for the class.

Duration: 2 days

Upon completion of this course, the participant will be able to:

  • Identify system hardware components
  • Navigate the main software screens
  • Perform daily maintenance tasks
  • Demonstrate loading reagents on the system
  • Perform QC processing
  • Perform sample processing
  • Perform calibration
  • Identify corrective actions for analysis result errors
  • Review weekly, monthly, and as needed maintenance tasks

 

Course Schedule
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Thursday, September 30, 2021 - Friday, October 1, 2021
9:00 am - 5:00 pm (EST)
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SYSMEX CS SYSTEMS LOT ROLLOVER VIRTUAL TRAINING
SYSMEX CS SYSTEMS LOT ROLLOVER VIRTUAL TRAINING
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Previous attendance in a Sysmex CS System training class is recommended. This course provides information for performing a lot change on the Sysmex CS Systems. The workbook has the step-by-step procedure for performing the lot rollover for PT and aPTT assays.

Duration: 5 hours

Upon completion of this course, the participant will be able to:

  • Explain Why, When, and How to perform a Lot Rollover
  • Practice setting up the software for Lot Rollover
  • Review how to perform a method correlation
  • List the steps to go live with new reagent and QC lots
Course Schedule
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Monday, August 16, 2021
9:00 am - 2:00 pm (EST)
0 Open Seats
Monday, September 27, 2021
9:00 am - 2:00 pm (EST)
0 Open Seats
Friday, October 15, 2021
9:00 am - 2:00 pm (EST)
6 Open Seats
Friday, December 17, 2021
9:00 am - 2:00 pm (EST)
6 Open Seats
Friday, February 11, 2022
9:00 am - 2:00 pm (EST)
6 Open Seats
Friday, April 15, 2022
9:00 am - 2:00 pm (EST)
6 Open Seats
Friday, June 17, 2022
9:00 am - 2:00 pm (EST)
6 Open Seats
Friday, August 12, 2022
9:00 am - 2:00 pm (EST)
6 Open Seats
SYSMEX CS-2500 SYSTEM VIRTUAL TRAINING
SYSMEX CS-2500 SYSTEM VIRTUAL TRAINING
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This virtual training is designed for new users of the Sysmex CS-2500 System analyzer. Participants will learn the basic operations of the instrument such as Maintenance, Reagent management, calibration and Result information.

Duration: 2 days

Upon completion of this course, the participant will be able to:

  • Navigate the main software screens
  • Perform daily maintenance tasks
  • Identify QC that is out of range
  • Perform QC processing
  • Perform Sample processing
  • Locate Result information on the Joblist
  • Identify corrective actions for Analysis result errors
  • Perform a calibration
  • Review weekly, monthly and as needed maintenance tasks

 

Course Schedule
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Thursday, August 12, 2021 - Friday, August 13, 2021
9:00 am - 5:00 pm (EST)
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Thursday, August 19, 2021 - Friday, August 20, 2021
9:00 am - 5:00 pm (EST)
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Thursday, August 26, 2021 - Friday, August 27, 2021
9:00 am - 5:00 pm (EST)
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Thursday, September 9, 2021 - Friday, September 10, 2021
9:00 am - 5:00 pm (EST)
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Thursday, September 16, 2021 - Friday, September 17, 2021
9:00 am - 5:00 pm (EST)
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Thursday, September 23, 2021 - Friday, September 24, 2021
9:00 am - 5:00 pm (EST)
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Thursday, September 30, 2021 - Friday, October 1, 2021
9:00 am - 5:00 pm (EST)
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Immunoassay Systems
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ADVIA Centaur CP System
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ADVIA CENTAUR CP SYSTEM VIRTUAL TRAINING
ADVIA CENTAUR CP SYSTEM VIRTUAL TRAINING
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ADVIA Centaur CP Virtual Training is a two day course designed for new key operators that need basic skills to operate and maintain the ADVIA Centaur CP System. This training offers segments of virtual training with a training specialist, combined with hands-on practice time at the system with a Technical Application Specialist. The training includes how to perform system calibrations, run quality control and add definitions, run patient samples, as well as familiarization with the CP system Hardware and Software. This virtual training also covers how to perform maintenance tasks and how to utilize the event log for troubleshooting help. Furthermore, this training includes diagnostic tools for troubleshooting and more in depth knowledge on operator system set up.

Duration: 2 days

Upon completion of this course, the participant will be able to:

  • Identify system components and their functions
  • Navigate the user interface.
  • Load/unload supplies and reagents.
  • Setup and process assay calibrations and quality control.
  • Process patient samples.
  • Perform daily, weekly, and monthly maintenance.
  • Utilize the instrument Operator’s Guide and online help.
Course Schedule
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Tuesday, August 24, 2021 - Wednesday, August 25, 2021
9:00 am - 5:00 pm (EST)
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Wednesday, September 15, 2021 - Thursday, September 16, 2021
9:00 am - 5:00 pm (EST)
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IMMULITE System
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IMMULITE 2000 XPI SYSTEM VIRTUAL TRAINING
IMMULITE 2000 XPI SYSTEM VIRTUAL TRAINING
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IMMULITE 2000 XPi Virtual Operator Training is a two day course designed to teach you the skills needed to operate and maintain the IMMULITE 2000 XPi System.

Duration: 2 days

Upon completion of this course, the participant will be able to:

  • Identify System Components and their functions
  • Navigate the Home screen, Bead and Reagent screen and the Help Screen
  • Scan Reagent kit bar codes
  • Load bead packs and reagent wedges
  • Run adjustors
  • Run controls
  • Order and run patient samples
  • Discuss the Review Screen features
  • Schedule and initiate AutoStart
  • Enter control definitions
  • Create a QC panel
  • Validate Adjustments
  • Perform daily, weekly, monthly and quarterly maintenance
  • Discuss common errors
  • Discuss allergy assays and run (optional objective, based on need)

 

 

Course Schedule
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Thursday, August 5, 2021 - Friday, August 6, 2021
9:00 am - 5:00 pm (EST)
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Integrated Chemistry Systems
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Dimension Systems
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DIMENSION SYSTEMS VIRTUAL TRAINING
DIMENSION SYSTEMS VIRTUAL TRAINING
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This course is designed to teach you the skills to operate and maintain the Dimension EXL 200 and EXL with LM Systems. The course requires access to a validated instrument for the performance of the hands-on activities.

Duration: 2 days

Upon completion of this course, the participant will be able to:

  • Identify Hardware Components of the Dimension Systems
  • Navigate the software
  • Process QC and review QC results
  • Process Barcoded Samples
  • Process samples manually using Enter Data screen
  • Identify and interpret test report messages
  • Process calibration and review calibration results
  • Demonstrate daily, weekly and monthly maintenance
  • Perform system check Troubleshooting
Course Schedule
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Tuesday, August 3, 2021 - Wednesday, August 4, 2021
9:00 am - 5:00 pm (EST)
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Thursday, August 5, 2021 - Friday, August 6, 2021
9:00 am - 5:00 pm (EST)
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Thursday, August 12, 2021 - Friday, August 13, 2021
9:00 am - 5:00 pm (EST)
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Thursday, August 19, 2021 - Friday, August 20, 2021
10:00 am - 6:00 pm (EST)
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Thursday, August 26, 2021 - Friday, August 27, 2021
9:00 am - 5:00 pm (EST)
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Dimension Vista Systems
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DIMENSION VISTA SYSTEMS ADVANCED QC TROUBLESHOOTING VIRTUAL TRAINING
DIMENSION VISTA SYSTEMS ADVANCED QC TROUBLESHOOTING VIRTUAL TRAINING
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This course is designed to clarify QC misconceptions, review quality control & calibration software configurations and provide resolutions for common issues with QC on the Vista Systems. The case studies reinforce the QC and calibration troubleshooting skills that are presented.

Duration: 1 day

Upon completion of this course, the participant will be able to:

  • Describe common misconceptions regarding quality control (QC) practice in clinical chemistry.
  • Determine if a QC result is out of range due to an instrument problem or the QC product.
  • Identify when to process urine electrolyte QC and to correctly perform an IMT Advanced Clean.
  • Configure QC products, QC ranges and calibration triggers in the Dimension Vista System Advanced software.
  • Schedule patient Lot to Lot Crossover testing.
  • Identify resources available for problem solving QC issues in the clinical chemistry laboratory.

 

Course Schedule
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Monday, September 13, 2021
9:00 am - 5:00 pm (EST)
5 Open Seats