Advanced Post-Processing Applications

ACCREDITATION TYPECE, ASRT - Technologists/Allied Health
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COURSE IDVaries with # of Applications
COURSE LENGTHVaries with Software Package

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    About this class

    TiP Applications offers training for your Radiologic Technologists and/or Radiologists in the theory and operation of a wide variety of advanced applications available for your Advantage Workstation and Scan Operator Console. Upon completion participants should be able to operate the software as required by the Physician in the performance of patient studies, and generate post-processed images.  


    • TiP Applications On-Site
    • Overview

      By the end of the program, Technologists who attend the complete didactic and hands-on segments will be able to use the software of the post-processing package(s) they select.

      Advanced Post-Processing Packages1:

      • AdvantageCTC Pro3D
      • Lung VCAR
      • Thoracic VCAR
      • CT Perfusion
      • CardIQ Xpress
      • CardEP
      • CardIQ Function Xpress
      • SmartScore
      • SmartView / SmartStep
      • VesselIQ Xpress

      This is not a complete list of packages; contact your local TiP Applications Specialist for more details.

    • Target Audience

      This course is designed for CT Technologists and/or Radiologists

    • Prerequisites

      This course has no prerequisite requirements.

    • Schedule / Registration

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

    Preparing Your Staff for Onsite Training

    Preparing Your Staff for Onsite Applications

    Our experience clearly shows that the maximum transfer of knowledge occurs when no more than 4 of our participants work with the Applications Specialist throughout the entire training program.

    We advise that the personnel selected should fulfill the following criteria:

    • Relevant previous experience
    • Good knowledge of medical technology and terminology
    • Willingness to learn through meeting new challenges
    • Ability to communicate skills to others
    • Understanding of department routines

    From an operational standpoint your department will benefit most by selecting those who will be primary operators of the system rather than those in a supervisory/management role.

    Comprehensive preparation for the training program is essential to its success. Before training, selected personnel should:

    • Study the Operator's Manual delivered with your system
    • Ensure familiarity with relevant areas of technology and terminology through reading current literature
    • Have their normal duties delegated for the training period

    Preparing Your Department for Onsite Training

    Preparing Your Department for Onsite Applications

    Recommended department conditions:

    • Room construction should be complete and all necessary permits granted
    • System installation, calibration and performance testing is complete
    • Open house visits and other staff training are not scheduled
    • Instruction on ancillary equipment is completed before system training
    • Department routine is organized to minimize interruptions
    • Physicians and other personnel who may need to be present at times during the training are notified
    • Imaging accessories, archive media and other supplies are available
    • Patient exams are scheduled according to the training agenda

    Note: If for any reason your department is not completely ready, please do not hesitate to reschedule training. Incomplete preparation may compromise the quality of the program.

    CE Considerations for Onsite Training

    Continuing Education credit may be earned by Technologists who complete the training curriculums as presented by the Applications Specialist. The Applications training is designed to enhance learning, prepare the Technologists to provide the best patient care possible and to achieve particular learning outcomes or objectives. Planning for this training requires the use of certain content and instructional strategies.