Networking and DICOM Basics for DI Service (Web)


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    About this class

    This online course prepares the service engineer to configure and troubleshoot networks that use the DICOM protocol for transferring patient data. Participants will also learn how to read and use DICOM Conformance Statements.


    • Technical Training
    • Overview

      Upon completing this course, the participant should be able to:

      • Explain the basics of 7-layer OSI networking model
      • Configure IP on any GE diagnostic imaging (DI) system and workstation to work in a local network by using the parameters supplied by the local IT department
      • Configure the DICOM parameters in GE workstations and DI systems to exchange information with any other DICOM system by using parameters supplied by GE or the local IT department
      • Verify that the IP address, netmask and routing address are configured correctly
      • Verify the DICOM parameters are correct
      • Perform troubleshooting using ping, telnet and DICOM ping to determine if the problem is related to the network or DICOM
    • Target Audience

      Biomedical and technical professionals

    • Registration

      Service Training Application form (PDF)

      Registration Instructions
      Note: All training must be completed within 24 months of purchase.

      • Each course page has a "Schedule/Registration" tab. Click on the "Schedule/Registration" tab to see available course dates and locations.
      • Find the desired date/location, and click on "Register Now".
      • Complete all information on the registration form.
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      • Click on the link for the Technical - Application for Advanced Service Training Form. Following the instructions on the form, complete and sign the form, and fax or e-mail to the Registrar. This will begin the eligibility confirmation and purchase process.
        (Note: If you are paying by a billable PO, fax a copy of the PO to 262-574-8627).
      • Print the registration form for your records.
      • Click the Submit button to send your registration form to our Training Coordinator. A GE Training Coordinator will contact you within 2 business days to finalize the registration process.


      • After your approved application form is received, the Registrar will contact the student to confirm dates, prerequisites and housing details (if In-Resident).
      • After attendance and payment details are confirmed, a formal confirmation letter will be sent.


      • Cancellations can be made by email or phone: or by contacting 888-799-9921.
      • For cancellations made more than 3 weeks prior to the class start date, there is no cancellation fee.
      • For cancellations made 7-15 business days prior to the class start date, there is a cancellation fee of 25% of course tuition. For cancellations made 1-6 business days prior to the class start date, there is a cancellation fee of 50% of course tuition.
      • For no-shows (i.e, registered students who do not attend the class but do not cancel in advance of the class start date), there is a no-show fee of full course tuition.
      • GE reserves the right to cancel or reschedule any class for any reason and at any time. GE will not be held responsible for any travel costs incurred due to causes beyond our control, such as, but not limited to, hurricanes, tornados, or strikes.