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Technical Prospects understands how you rely on the recognized innovation leader in CT technology, Siemens. During our courses, students engage in discussions, lectures, and labs centered on the core principles of CT equipment operation, configuration, troubleshooting, and repair for all primary system components.

For the safety of students, a prerequisite includes some knowledge of radiation production, which could include the Technical Prospects X-ray training course.

Learn Your Siemens Definition AS, Siemens Emotion 6/16, or Sensation Family CT with our 8 and 5-day classes. Find a class that fits your schedule and enroll today!

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2019 Computed Tomography (CT) Courses

New for 2019

We are offering all CT courses available on custom dates when your organization commits 3 or more students to the course. Contact us to set-up your custom course today!

Siemens Sensation Family #CT-S0219 - February 2019

This course covers the major system components that makeup the Sensation Family system platform; specifically covering the Sensation 10, 16, 40 and 64 slice systems. It does not cover the Sensation 4, Volume Zoom, Volume Access or any other Siemens CT systems.

Course Description:

Technical Prospects’ Sensation Family Training Course is an 8-day (Tuesday – Thursday) knowledge and skills development course designed for field service and support personnel. During this course, students engage in discussions, lectures and labs centered on the core principles of operation, configuration, troubleshooting and repair for all primary system components.

Prerequisites:

It is highly recommended that interested students have the following Knowledge/Experience;

    • Completion of a Radiation Safety Training
    • 2 or more years of industry/military experience working with CT equipment

OR

  • Attendance of an OEM’s Introduction to CT or CT Basics course (Certificates may be requested)

Students are required to provide the listed equipment;

  • Personal dosimeter

Outcome:

Upon completion of this training course, students will;

  • Understand terms & symbols used by Siemens
  • Identify, configure, troubleshoot and diagnose components of the Sensation Family
    • Gantry and Table systems
    • Power Distribution
    • Water Cooling systems
    • Image Control and Reconstruction systems
  • Understand the relationships and interactions of all system components
  • Successfully interact with and navigate the system’s Syngo software interface
  • Perform configuration and adjustments via service software
  • Troubleshoot and diagnose system problems based upon error codes
  • Perform the recommended bi-annual Preventative Maintenance procedures

Event Details

Event Date: February 5, 2019 8:00 am

Event End Date: February 14, 2019 11:00 am

Cut Off Date: February 01, 2019

Individual Price: $9,145.00

Siemens Definition AS #CT-D0319 - March 2019

This course focuses on the major system components that makeup the Definition AS system platform; specifically covering the different AS and Table configuration options. This course does not cover the any of the following systems; Sensation Family, Volume Zoom, Volume Access or any other Siemens CT models or systems.

Course Description: Technical Prospects’ Definition AS Training Course is an 8-day (Tuesday – Thursday) knowledge and skills development course designed for field service and support personnel. During this course, students engage in discussions, lectures and labs centered on the core principles of operation, configuration, troubleshooting and repair for all primary system components.

Prerequisites:
It is highly recommended that interested students have the following Knowledge/Experience;

  • Completion of a Radiation Safety Training
  • 2 or more years of industry/military experience working with CT equipment OR
  • Attendance of an OEM’s Introduction to CT or CT Basics course (Certificates may be requested)

Students are required to provide the listed equipment;

  • Personal dosimeter

Outcome:
Upon completion of this training course, students will;

  • Understand terms & symbols used by Siemens
  • Identify, configure, troubleshoot and diagnose components of the Definition AS;
  • Understand terms & symbols used by Siemens
    • Gantry and Table systems
    • Power Distribution
    • Water and Air Cooling systems
    • Image Control and Reconstruction system
  • Understand the relationships and interactions of all system components
  • Successfully interact with and navigate the system’s Syngo software interface
  • Perform configuration and adjustments via service software
  • Troubleshoot and diagnose system problems based upon error codes
  • Review and perform the recommended bi-annual Preventative Maintenance procedures

Course Details:

Technical Prospects’ Definition AS Training course includes the following;

Lectures and discussions consisting of;

  • Terminology, signals and signal paths
  • Functions of individual boards and components
  • Location, identification and function of all major subcomponents
  • LED location and identification
  • Error code location and identification for each of the primary system components

Laboratory exercises consisting of;

  • Hands-on experiences providing in-depth understanding and knowledge of system components
  • Detailed instruction and opportunity to interact with the Syngo software interface
  • Exposure to accessing the system event log
  • Perform a full system Tune-up and OEM recommended Preventative Maintenance procedures

Course grading consists of;

  • There will be a course covering final exam administered the final day of the course. Consistent course attendance and final exam must be completed to receive a course completion certificate.

Instructor:

Technical Prospects’ Definition AS Training course is taught by Ken Hable, MD, BSRT.

Ken started his career in the Medical Imaging field by becoming a Radiographic Technologist. In addition, he has held the positions of Chief Technologist and Assistant Director of Medical Imaging. Ken left the Medical Imaging field to become a multivendor, multi-platform certified Computer Network Engineer building on his experiences within the RIS/HIS realms.

In 2006 Ken graduated from medical school. He chose to pursue the electro-mechanical engineering side of the medical imaging field and after being an independent consultant for 3 years, joined Technical Prospects in 2009.

 

Event Details

Event Date: March 12, 2019 8:00 am

Event End Date: March 21, 2019 11:00 am

Cut Off Date: March 09, 2019

Individual Price: $9,145.00

Siemens Sensation Family #CT-S0519 - May 2019

This course covers the major system components that makeup the Sensation Family system platform; specifically covering the Sensation 10, 16, 40 and 64 slice systems. It does not cover the Sensation 4, Volume Zoom, Volume Access or any other Siemens CT systems.

Course Description:

Technical Prospects’ Sensation Family Training Course is an 8-day (Tuesday – Thursday) knowledge and skills development course designed for field service and support personnel. During this course, students engage in discussions, lectures and labs centered on the core principles of operation, configuration, troubleshooting and repair for all primary system components.

Prerequisites:

It is highly recommended that interested students have the following Knowledge/Experience;

    • Completion of a Radiation Safety Training
    • 2 or more years of industry/military experience working with CT equipment

OR

  • Attendance of an OEM’s Introduction to CT or CT Basics course (Certificates may be requested)

Students are required to provide the listed equipment;

  • Personal dosimeter

Outcome:

Upon completion of this training course, students will;

  • Understand terms & symbols used by Siemens
  • Identify, configure, troubleshoot and diagnose components of the Sensation Family
    • Gantry and Table systems
    • Power Distribution
    • Water Cooling systems
    • Image Control and Reconstruction systems
  • Understand the relationships and interactions of all system components
  • Successfully interact with and navigate the system’s Syngo software interface
  • Perform configuration and adjustments via service software
  • Troubleshoot and diagnose system problems based upon error codes
  • Perform the recommended bi-annual Preventative Maintenance procedures

Event Details

Event Date: May 14, 2019 8:00 am

Event End Date: May 23, 2019 11:00 am

Cut Off Date: May 11, 2019

Individual Price: $9,145.00

Siemens Definition AS #CT-D0819 - August 2019

This course focuses on the major system components that makeup the Definition AS system platform; specifically covering the different AS and Table configuration options. This course does not cover the any of the following systems; Sensation Family, Volume Zoom, Volume Access or any other Siemens CT models or systems.

Course Description: Technical Prospects’ Definition AS Training Course is an 8-day (Tuesday – Thursday) knowledge and skills development course designed for field service and support personnel. During this course, students engage in discussions, lectures and labs centered on the core principles of operation, configuration, troubleshooting and repair for all primary system components.

Prerequisites:
It is highly recommended that interested students have the following Knowledge/Experience;

  • Completion of a Radiation Safety Training
  • 2 or more years of industry/military experience working with CT equipment OR
  • Attendance of an OEM’s Introduction to CT or CT Basics course (Certificates may be requested)

Students are required to provide the listed equipment;

  • Personal dosimeter

Outcome:
Upon completion of this training course, students will;

  • Understand terms & symbols used by Siemens
  • Identify, configure, troubleshoot and diagnose components of the Definition AS;
  • Understand terms & symbols used by Siemens
    • Gantry and Table systems
    • Power Distribution
    • Water and Air Cooling systems
    • Image Control and Reconstruction system
  • Understand the relationships and interactions of all system components
  • Successfully interact with and navigate the system’s Syngo software interface
  • Perform configuration and adjustments via service software
  • Troubleshoot and diagnose system problems based upon error codes
  • Review and perform the recommended bi-annual Preventative Maintenance procedures

Course Details:

Technical Prospects’ Definition AS Training course includes the following;

Lectures and discussions consisting of;

  • Terminology, signals and signal paths
  • Functions of individual boards and components
  • Location, identification and function of all major subcomponents
  • LED location and identification
  • Error code location and identification for each of the primary system components

Laboratory exercises consisting of;

  • Hands-on experiences providing in-depth understanding and knowledge of system components
  • Detailed instruction and opportunity to interact with the Syngo software interface
  • Exposure to accessing the system event log
  • Perform a full system Tune-up and OEM recommended Preventative Maintenance procedures

Course grading consists of;

  • There will be a course covering final exam administered the final day of the course. Consistent course attendance and final exam must be completed to receive a course completion certificate.

Instructor:

Technical Prospects’ Definition AS Training course is taught by Ken Hable, MD, BSRT.

Ken started his career in the Medical Imaging field by becoming a Radiographic Technologist. In addition, he has held the positions of Chief Technologist and Assistant Director of Medical Imaging. Ken left the Medical Imaging field to become a multivendor, multi-platform certified Computer Network Engineer building on his experiences within the RIS/HIS realms.

In 2006 Ken graduated from medical school. He chose to pursue the electro-mechanical engineering side of the medical imaging field and after being an independent consultant for 3 years, joined Technical Prospects in 2009.

 

Event Details

Event Date: August 13, 2019 8:00 am

Event End Date: August 22, 2019 11:00 am

Cut Off Date: August 09, 2019

Individual Price: $9,145.00

Siemens Emotion 6/16 #CT-E0919 - September 2019

This course covers the major system components that makeup the Emotion 6/16 system platform; specifically covering the Emotion 6/16 slice (2003/2007/2010) series systems. It does not cover the Scope, Spirit or any other Siemens CT systems.

Course Description:

Technical Prospects’ Emotion 6/16 Training Course is a 5-day (Monday– Friday) knowledge and skills development course designed for field service and support personnel. During this course, students engage in discussions, lectures and labs centered on the core principles of operation, configuration, troubleshooting and repair for all primary system components.

Prerequisites:

It is highly recommended that interested students have the following Knowledge/Experience:

    • Completion of a Radiation Safety Training
    • Two or more years of industry/military experience working with CT equipment

OR

  • Attendance of an OEM’s Introduction to CT or CT Basics course (Certificates may be requested)

Students are required to provide the listed equipment:

    • Personal dosimeter

Outcome:

Upon completion of this training course, students will:

  • Understand terms & symbols used by Siemens
  • Identify, configure, troubleshoot and diagnose components of the Emotion 6/16;
    • Gantry and Table systems
    • Power Distribution
    • Image Control and Reconstruction systems
  • Understand the relationships and interactions of all system components
  • Successfully interact with and navigate the system’s Syngo software interface
  • Perform configuration and adjustments via service software
  • Troubleshoot and diagnose system problems based upon error codes
  • Perform the recommended bi-annual Preventative Maintenance procedures

Event Details

Event Date: September 9, 2019 8:00 am

Event End Date: September 13, 2019 11:00 am

Cut Off Date: September 05, 2019

Individual Price: $9,145.00

Siemens Sensation Family #CT-S1119 - November 2019

This course covers the major system components that makeup the Sensation Family system platform; specifically covering the Sensation 10, 16, 40 and 64 slice systems. It does not cover the Sensation 4, Volume Zoom, Volume Access or any other Siemens CT systems.

Course Description:

Technical Prospects’ Sensation Family Training Course is an 8-day (Tuesday – Thursday) knowledge and skills development course designed for field service and support personnel. During this course, students engage in discussions, lectures and labs centered on the core principles of operation, configuration, troubleshooting and repair for all primary system components.

Prerequisites:

It is highly recommended that interested students have the following Knowledge/Experience;

    • Completion of a Radiation Safety Training
    • 2 or more years of industry/military experience working with CT equipment

OR

  • Attendance of an OEM’s Introduction to CT or CT Basics course (Certificates may be requested)

Students are required to provide the listed equipment;

  • Personal dosimeter

Outcome:

Upon completion of this training course, students will;

  • Understand terms & symbols used by Siemens
  • Identify, configure, troubleshoot and diagnose components of the Sensation Family
    • Gantry and Table systems
    • Power Distribution
    • Water Cooling systems
    • Image Control and Reconstruction systems
  • Understand the relationships and interactions of all system components
  • Successfully interact with and navigate the system’s Syngo software interface
  • Perform configuration and adjustments via service software
  • Troubleshoot and diagnose system problems based upon error codes
  • Perform the recommended bi-annual Preventative Maintenance procedures

Event Details

Event Date: November 5, 2019 8:00 am

Event End Date: November 14, 2019 11:00 am

Cut Off Date: November 01, 2019

Individual Price: $9,145.00

Siemens Definition AS #CT-D1219 - December 2019

This course focuses on the major system components that makeup the Definition AS system platform; specifically covering the different AS and Table configuration options. This course does not cover the any of the following systems; Sensation Family, Volume Zoom, Volume Access or any other Siemens CT models or systems.

Course Description: Technical Prospects’ Definition AS Training Course is an 8-day (Tuesday – Thursday) knowledge and skills development course designed for field service and support personnel. During this course, students engage in discussions, lectures and labs centered on the core principles of operation, configuration, troubleshooting and repair for all primary system components.

Prerequisites:
It is highly recommended that interested students have the following Knowledge/Experience;

  • Completion of a Radiation Safety Training
  • 2 or more years of industry/military experience working with CT equipment OR
  • Attendance of an OEM’s Introduction to CT or CT Basics course (Certificates may be requested)

Students are required to provide the listed equipment;

  • Personal dosimeter

Outcome:
Upon completion of this training course, students will;

  • Understand terms & symbols used by Siemens
  • Identify, configure, troubleshoot and diagnose components of the Definition AS;
  • Understand terms & symbols used by Siemens
    • Gantry and Table systems
    • Power Distribution
    • Water and Air Cooling systems
    • Image Control and Reconstruction system
  • Understand the relationships and interactions of all system components
  • Successfully interact with and navigate the system’s Syngo software interface
  • Perform configuration and adjustments via service software
  • Troubleshoot and diagnose system problems based upon error codes
  • Review and perform the recommended bi-annual Preventative Maintenance procedures

Course Details:

Technical Prospects’ Definition AS Training course includes the following;

Lectures and discussions consisting of;

  • Terminology, signals and signal paths
  • Functions of individual boards and components
  • Location, identification and function of all major subcomponents
  • LED location and identification
  • Error code location and identification for each of the primary system components

Laboratory exercises consisting of;

  • Hands-on experiences providing in-depth understanding and knowledge of system components
  • Detailed instruction and opportunity to interact with the Syngo software interface
  • Exposure to accessing the system event log
  • Perform a full system Tune-up and OEM recommended Preventative Maintenance procedures

Course grading consists of;

  • There will be a course covering final exam administered the final day of the course. Consistent course attendance and final exam must be completed to receive a course completion certificate.

Instructor:

Technical Prospects’ Definition AS Training course is taught by Ken Hable, MD, BSRT.

Ken started his career in the Medical Imaging field by becoming a Radiographic Technologist. In addition, he has held the positions of Chief Technologist and Assistant Director of Medical Imaging. Ken left the Medical Imaging field to become a multivendor, multi-platform certified Computer Network Engineer building on his experiences within the RIS/HIS realms.

In 2006 Ken graduated from medical school. He chose to pursue the electro-mechanical engineering side of the medical imaging field and after being an independent consultant for 3 years, joined Technical Prospects in 2009.

 

Event Details

Event Date: December 3, 2019 8:00 am

Event End Date: December 12, 2019 11:00 am

Cut Off Date: November 29, 2019

Individual Price: $9,145.00