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Know Siemens CT equipment inside and out

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.

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

Need assistance in finding the right training course? Contact our Business Development and Customer Service team 24/7/365.

New for 2020

We have a new Siemens CT training course for 2020 covering the Siemens Perspective and Scope Systems.

In addition to our new course we are continuing to offer Siemens Sensation Family and Definition training courses.

The Siemens Emotion training course is available upon request.

Please Note: In 2020 we really encourage those wishing to send multiple people but our scheduled courses don’t work for you to be sure and request a custom training course. Let’s work together to find a time and course layout that works best for you!

You can request a custom course at the bottom of this page.

Siemens Perspective/Scope - April 20 - 24, 2020 (MOVED START DATE DUE TO COVID-19)

Course Description:

Technical Prospects’ Siemens Perspective/Scope Training Course a 5-day comprehensive course designed to advance the knowledge, capabilities, and careers of field service and technical support personnel. During the course students will engage in discussions, peer learning sessions, and labs centered on system design and core principles. The course will also focus on advanced problem-solving techniques.

Prerequisites:

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

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

Day 1:

  • Introduction
  • Course overview
  • Eline- Perspective/Scope vs. Emotion product-line comparison
  • SOMATOM Perspective/Scope- Overview: System Block Diagram and Components
  • SOMATOM Perspective/Scope Xray Generation and Control
  • X-ray generation flowchart: Understand the principle and function of the X-Ray system: Generator, Tube, Collimator
  • X-ray control flow chart: understand the wiring diagram of the X-ray control signal flow
  • Base Collimations E16, Scope, Perspective 16/32/128
  • Tube Collimator Diagram: E16 SOMATON SCOPE
  • Tube Collimator Diagram: Perspective 64/128
  • Collimator Box Mechanics Perspectives 64/128
  • Z-Adjustment and Collimator Box
  • X-Ray Tube Flowchart and components
  • HV-Tank Flowchart, Components and Introduction to HV error analysis
  • HV Electronics and Signal flow

Day 2:

  • CAN BUS Topology: The Control System of the SIEMENS SOMATOM and its specifics in the E-Line platform
  • Control System flowchart: Understand the principle and the purpose of the control system
  • Gantry MAS and MAR Functions
  • Gantry-Rotating control system analysis and signal flow
  • Gantry-Stationary control system analysis and signal flow
  • The SOMATOM Bus system, MCB’s and CAN Interfaces
  • The Control System software interface to Somaris (MSM) and E-Telegrams, Message Descriptions and introduction to Eventlog analysis for Control System Errors
  • Control system Firmware: understand and Analyze FW Table State Diagram while understand the practical impact of FW update and Flash load

Day 3:

  • Gantry Mechanics and interdependencies
  • Gantry Cooling: The Common Frequency converter for Tilt/PHS-V/Cooling
  • The NO-CAN communication flow
  • Comparison between Colling systems for SOMATOM Scope and Perspectives
  • Gantry Tilt system: Block Diagram, Signal flow, Collision Tilt-PHS and common field reported problems
  • Gantry Rotation and Servo Controller: SOMATOM Perspective
  • Gantry rotation Drive: Block diagram, signal flow and replacement example
  • Tension wheel service and adjustment
  • Lubricating of Gantry Bearing
  • Patient Handling System (PHS) Block Diagram and Signal Flow
  • PHS Vertical Drive Signal flow and function description and PHS1A analysis
  • Adjustment of vertical Reference position PHS_1A obsolete
  • PHS V-adjustment
  • Lubrication of Vertical Spindle PHS_1A
  • PHS horizontal Drive with Spindle
  • PHS horizontal drive with Belt in PHS_1A
  • System Power Supply (LCB) Overview
  • LCB Block Diagram and Functional Description
  • Line Connection Box Perspective/Scope comparison
  • LCB Rev.05 – Perspective special LCB
  • System Configuration without LCB E-Classics
  • Stationary Power Distribution, Sliprings Power Distributions and UDC flowchart

Day 4:  

  • Overview of Data Measurement system (DMS) components and operational comparison
  • DMS P65 Perspective 64/128 block diagram and components
  • PDR-DMS P65 control signal flow and functional description
  • Control signals DMS P65
  • Image Data Flow P65
  • DMS P65-Multiplexing by DMS Controller- how to troubleshoot its artifact (introduction to advanced troubleshooting course)
  • Defective Channel and how to avoid its impact on image quality (Introduction to Image quality course)
  • Image reconstruction System and Image Control systems
  • ICS Celsius M470, M470-2, M720, W550 overview
  • ICS service concepts, software commands and Test tools
  • IRS G1-Perspective Block diagram and functional descriptions
  • IRS G2-Perspective/Scope Block diagram and functional descriptions
  • IRS service concepts, software commands and Test tools

Day 5:

  • Preventive Maintenance
  • Understanding the Preventive Maintenance Protocol
  • Overview of the Preventive Maintenance Procedure
  • Detailed implementation of the Preventive Maintenance procedure
  • Students demonstration of knowledge session
  • System Tune up
  • Overview of the system tune up
  • Purpose of each tune up
  • Quick overview of the Tune up implementation (an introduction to Advanced troubleshooting course
  • Image quality
  • Quality consistence and its implementation
  • Customer level image quality testing vs. Service level Image quality testing
  • ACR testing quick review (introduction to Advanced Image quality course)
  • Image gray scale interpretation quick overview
  • Image Artifact quick review, analysis and sources of artifact (introduction to Advanced Image quality course)

Event Details

Event Date: April 20, 2020 8:00 am

Event End Date: April 24, 2020 4:00 pm

Cut Off Date: April 16, 2020

Individual Price: $9,145

Siemens Definition AS - April 27-May 1, 2020

Course Description

Technical Prospects’ Siemens Definition AS/AS+ Training Course a 5-day comprehensive course designed to advance the knowledge, capabilities, and careers of field service and technical support personnel. During the course students will engage in discussions, peer learning sessions, and labs centered on system design and core principles. The course will also focus on advanced problem-solving techniques.

Prerequisites:

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

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

Course Syllabus:

Day 1: Course Introduction and Definition AS/AS+ Overview

  • Introduction
  • Course Overview
  • System Overview: Understand the principle and purpose of System Control, Stationary Gantry and Power Distribution.
  • Peer Learning Sessions: Students interact with their peers to locate and identify components.
  • Students interact with their peers to understand software and system operation.

Day 2: Definition AS/AS+ Overview and Tune-Up

  • Class Q&A Session: Review presented material and answer any questions students may have.
  • System Overview: Understand the principle and purpose of Rotating Gantry, Data Measurement System, and Gantry Cooling.
  • Peer Learning Session: Students interact with their peers to discuss and define tune-up procedures.

Day 3: Definition AS/AS+ Overview and Preventative Maintenance

  • Class Q&A Session: Review presented material and answer any questions students may have.
  • System Overview: Understand the principle and purpose of Patient Handling System and Imaging System.
  • Peer Learning Session: Students interact with their peers to discuss and perform preventative maintenance procedures.

Day 4: System Problem Solving and X-ray Tube Replacement

  • Class Q&A Session: Review presented material and answer any questions students may have.
  • Peer Learning Sessions: Students interact with their peers to solve system problems presented by the instructor.
  • Students interact with their peers to discuss and perform X-ray tube replacement procedure.

Day 5: Course Review and Learning Evaluation

  • Class Q&A Session: Review presented material and answer any questions students may have.
  • Learning Evaluation: Final Exam
  • Peer Learning Session: Students interact with their peers to solve system problems presented by the instructor.

Event Details

Event Date: April 27, 2020 8:00 am

Event End Date: May 1, 2020 4:00 pm

Cut Off Date: April 23, 2020

Individual Price: $9,145

Siemens Sensation Family - May 4-8, 2020

Course Description

Technical Prospects’ Siemens Sensation Family Training Course a 5-day comprehensive course designed to advance the knowledge, capabilities, and careers of field service engineers and technical support personnel. During the course students will engage in discussions, peer learning sessions, and labs centered on system design and core principles. The course will also focus on advanced problem-solving techniques.

Prerequisites:

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

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

Course Syllabus:

Day 1: Course Introduction and Sensation Family Overview

  • Introduction
  • Course Overview
  • System Overview: Understand the principle and purpose of System Control, Stationary Gantry and Power Distribution.
  • Peer Learning Session: Students interact with their peers to locate and identify components.
  • Students interact with their peers to understand software and system operation.

Day 2: Sensation Family Overview and Tune-Up

  • Class Q&A Session: Review presented material and answer any question students may have.
  • System Overview: Understand the principle and purpose of Rotating Gantry, Data Measurement System, and Water Cooling System.
  • Peer Learning Session: Students interact with their peers to discuss and define tune-up procedures.

Day 3: Sensation Family Overview and Preventative Maintenance

  • Class Q&A Session: Review presented material and answer any question students may have.
  • System Overview: Understand the principle and purpose of Imaging System and Patient Handling System.
  • Peer Learning Session: Students interact with their peers to discuss and perform preventative maintenance procedures.

Day 4: System Problem Solving and X-ray Tube Replacement

  • Class Q&A Session: Review presented material and answer any question students may have.
  • Peer Learning Sessions: Students interact with their peers to solve system problems presented by the instructor.
  • Students interact with their peers to discuss and perform X-ray tube replacement procedure.

Day 5: Course Review and Learning Evaluation

  • Class Q&A Session: Review presented material and answer any questions students may have.
  • Learning Evaluation: Final Exam
  • Peer Learning Session: Students interact with their peers to solve system problems presented by the instructor.

Event Details

Event Date: May 4, 2020 8:00 am

Event End Date: May 8, 2020 4:00 pm

Cut Off Date: April 29, 2020

Individual Price: $9,145

Siemens Perspective/Scope - May 4-8, 2020

Course Description:

Technical Prospects’ Siemens Perspective/Scope Training Course a 5-day comprehensive course designed to advance the knowledge, capabilities, and careers of field service and technical support personnel. During the course students will engage in discussions, peer learning sessions, and labs centered on system design and core principles. The course will also focus on advanced problem-solving techniques.

Prerequisites:

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

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

Day 1:

  • Introduction
  • Course overview
  • Eline- Perspective/Scope vs. Emotion product-line comparison
  • SOMATOM Perspective/Scope- Overview: System Block Diagram and Components
  • SOMATOM Perspective/Scope Xray Generation and Control
  • X-ray generation flowchart: Understand the principle and function of the X-Ray system: Generator, Tube, Collimator
  • X-ray control flow chart: understand the wiring diagram of the X-ray control signal flow
  • Base Collimations E16, Scope, Perspective 16/32/128
  • Tube Collimator Diagram: E16 SOMATON SCOPE
  • Tube Collimator Diagram: Perspective 64/128
  • Collimator Box Mechanics Perspectives 64/128
  • Z-Adjustment and Collimator Box
  • X-Ray Tube Flowchart and components
  • HV-Tank Flowchart, Components and Introduction to HV error analysis
  • HV Electronics and Signal flow

Day 2:

  • CAN BUS Topology: The Control System of the SIEMENS SOMATOM and its specifics in the E-Line platform
  • Control System flowchart: Understand the principle and the purpose of the control system
  • Gantry MAS and MAR Functions
  • Gantry-Rotating control system analysis and signal flow
  • Gantry-Stationary control system analysis and signal flow
  • The SOMATOM Bus system, MCB’s and CAN Interfaces
  • The Control System software interface to Somaris (MSM) and E-Telegrams, Message Descriptions and introduction to Eventlog analysis for Control System Errors
  • Control system Firmware: understand and Analyze FW Table State Diagram while understand the practical impact of FW update and Flash load

Day 3:

  • Gantry Mechanics and interdependencies
  • Gantry Cooling: The Common Frequency converter for Tilt/PHS-V/Cooling
  • The NO-CAN communication flow
  • Comparison between Colling systems for SOMATOM Scope and Perspectives
  • Gantry Tilt system: Block Diagram, Signal flow, Collision Tilt-PHS and common field reported problems
  • Gantry Rotation and Servo Controller: SOMATOM Perspective
  • Gantry rotation Drive: Block diagram, signal flow and replacement example
  • Tension wheel service and adjustment
  • Lubricating of Gantry Bearing
  • Patient Handling System (PHS) Block Diagram and Signal Flow
  • PHS Vertical Drive Signal flow and function description and PHS1A analysis
  • Adjustment of vertical Reference position PHS_1A obsolete
  • PHS V-adjustment
  • Lubrication of Vertical Spindle PHS_1A
  • PHS horizontal Drive with Spindle
  • PHS horizontal drive with Belt in PHS_1A
  • System Power Supply (LCB) Overview
  • LCB Block Diagram and Functional Description
  • Line Connection Box Perspective/Scope comparison
  • LCB Rev.05 – Perspective special LCB
  • System Configuration without LCB E-Classics
  • Stationary Power Distribution, Sliprings Power Distributions and UDC flowchart

Day 4:  

  • Overview of Data Measurement system (DMS) components and operational comparison
  • DMS P65 Perspective 64/128 block diagram and components
  • PDR-DMS P65 control signal flow and functional description
  • Control signals DMS P65
  • Image Data Flow P65
  • DMS P65-Multiplexing by DMS Controller- how to troubleshoot its artifact (introduction to advanced troubleshooting course)
  • Defective Channel and how to avoid its impact on image quality (Introduction to Image quality course)
  • Image reconstruction System and Image Control systems
  • ICS Celsius M470, M470-2, M720, W550 overview
  • ICS service concepts, software commands and Test tools
  • IRS G1-Perspective Block diagram and functional descriptions
  • IRS G2-Perspective/Scope Block diagram and functional descriptions
  • IRS service concepts, software commands and Test tools

Day 5:

  • Preventive Maintenance
  • Understanding the Preventive Maintenance Protocol
  • Overview of the Preventive Maintenance Procedure
  • Detailed implementation of the Preventive Maintenance procedure
  • Students demonstration of knowledge session
  • System Tune up
  • Overview of the system tune up
  • Purpose of each tune up
  • Quick overview of the Tune up implementation (an introduction to Advanced troubleshooting course
  • Image quality
  • Quality consistence and its implementation
  • Customer level image quality testing vs. Service level Image quality testing
  • ACR testing quick review (introduction to Advanced Image quality course)
  • Image gray scale interpretation quick overview
  • Image Artifact quick review, analysis and sources of artifact (introduction to Advanced Image quality course)

Event Details

Event Date: May 4, 2020 8:00 am

Event End Date: May 8, 2020 4:00 pm

Cut Off Date: April 24, 2020

Individual Price: $9,145

Siemens Definition AS - June 8-12, 2020

Course Description

Technical Prospects’ Siemens Definition AS/AS+ Training Course a 5-day comprehensive course designed to advance the knowledge, capabilities, and careers of field service and technical support personnel. During the course students will engage in discussions, peer learning sessions, and labs centered on system design and core principles. The course will also focus on advanced problem-solving techniques.

Prerequisites:

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

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

Course Syllabus:

Day 1: Course Introduction and Definition AS/AS+ Overview

  • Introduction
  • Course Overview
  • System Overview: Understand the principle and purpose of System Control, Stationary Gantry and Power Distribution.
  • Peer Learning Sessions: Students interact with their peers to locate and identify components.
  • Students interact with their peers to understand software and system operation.

Day 2: Definition AS/AS+ Overview and Tune-Up

  • Class Q&A Session: Review presented material and answer any questions students may have.
  • System Overview: Understand the principle and purpose of Rotating Gantry, Data Measurement System, and Gantry Cooling.
  • Peer Learning Session: Students interact with their peers to discuss and define tune-up procedures.

Day 3: Definition AS/AS+ Overview and Preventative Maintenance

  • Class Q&A Session: Review presented material and answer any questions students may have.
  • System Overview: Understand the principle and purpose of Patient Handling System and Imaging System.
  • Peer Learning Session: Students interact with their peers to discuss and perform preventative maintenance procedures.

Day 4: System Problem Solving and X-ray Tube Replacement

  • Class Q&A Session: Review presented material and answer any questions students may have.
  • Peer Learning Sessions: Students interact with their peers to solve system problems presented by the instructor.
  • Students interact with their peers to discuss and perform X-ray tube replacement procedure.

Day 5: Course Review and Learning Evaluation

  • Class Q&A Session: Review presented material and answer any questions students may have.
  • Learning Evaluation: Final Exam
  • Peer Learning Session: Students interact with their peers to solve system problems presented by the instructor.

Event Details

Event Date: June 8, 2020 8:00 am

Event End Date: June 12, 2020 4:00 pm

Cut Off Date: May 29, 2020

Individual Price: $9,145

Siemens Sensation Family - June 15-19, 2020

Course Description

Technical Prospects’ Siemens Sensation Family Training Course a 5-day comprehensive course designed to advance the knowledge, capabilities, and careers of field service engineers and technical support personnel. During the course students will engage in discussions, peer learning sessions, and labs centered on system design and core principles. The course will also focus on advanced problem-solving techniques.

Prerequisites:

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

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

Course Syllabus:

Day 1: Course Introduction and Sensation Family Overview

  • Introduction
  • Course Overview
  • System Overview: Understand the principle and purpose of System Control, Stationary Gantry and Power Distribution.
  • Peer Learning Session: Students interact with their peers to locate and identify components.
  • Students interact with their peers to understand software and system operation.

Day 2: Sensation Family Overview and Tune-Up

  • Class Q&A Session: Review presented material and answer any question students may have.
  • System Overview: Understand the principle and purpose of Rotating Gantry, Data Measurement System, and Water Cooling System.
  • Peer Learning Session: Students interact with their peers to discuss and define tune-up procedures.

Day 3: Sensation Family Overview and Preventative Maintenance

  • Class Q&A Session: Review presented material and answer any question students may have.
  • System Overview: Understand the principle and purpose of Imaging System and Patient Handling System.
  • Peer Learning Session: Students interact with their peers to discuss and perform preventative maintenance procedures.

Day 4: System Problem Solving and X-ray Tube Replacement

  • Class Q&A Session: Review presented material and answer any question students may have.
  • Peer Learning Sessions: Students interact with their peers to solve system problems presented by the instructor.
  • Students interact with their peers to discuss and perform X-ray tube replacement procedure.

Day 5: Course Review and Learning Evaluation

  • Class Q&A Session: Review presented material and answer any questions students may have.
  • Learning Evaluation: Final Exam
  • Peer Learning Session: Students interact with their peers to solve system problems presented by the instructor.

Event Details

Event Date: June 15, 2020 8:00 am

Event End Date: June 19, 2020 4:00 pm

Cut Off Date: June 05, 2020

Individual Price: $9,145

Siemens Perspective/Scope - July 13-17, 2020

Course Description:

Technical Prospects’ Siemens Perspective/Scope Training Course a 5-day comprehensive course designed to advance the knowledge, capabilities, and careers of field service and technical support personnel. During the course students will engage in discussions, peer learning sessions, and labs centered on system design and core principles. The course will also focus on advanced problem-solving techniques.

Prerequisites:

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

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

Day 1:

  • Introduction
  • Course overview
  • Eline- Perspective/Scope vs. Emotion product-line comparison
  • SOMATOM Perspective/Scope- Overview: System Block Diagram and Components
  • SOMATOM Perspective/Scope Xray Generation and Control
  • X-ray generation flowchart: Understand the principle and function of the X-Ray system: Generator, Tube, Collimator
  • X-ray control flow chart: understand the wiring diagram of the X-ray control signal flow
  • Base Collimations E16, Scope, Perspective 16/32/128
  • Tube Collimator Diagram: E16 SOMATON SCOPE
  • Tube Collimator Diagram: Perspective 64/128
  • Collimator Box Mechanics Perspectives 64/128
  • Z-Adjustment and Collimator Box
  • X-Ray Tube Flowchart and components
  • HV-Tank Flowchart, Components and Introduction to HV error analysis
  • HV Electronics and Signal flow

Day 2:

  • CAN BUS Topology: The Control System of the SIEMENS SOMATOM and its specifics in the E-Line platform
  • Control System flowchart: Understand the principle and the purpose of the control system
  • Gantry MAS and MAR Functions
  • Gantry-Rotating control system analysis and signal flow
  • Gantry-Stationary control system analysis and signal flow
  • The SOMATOM Bus system, MCB’s and CAN Interfaces
  • The Control System software interface to Somaris (MSM) and E-Telegrams, Message Descriptions and introduction to Eventlog analysis for Control System Errors
  • Control system Firmware: understand and Analyze FW Table State Diagram while understand the practical impact of FW update and Flash load

Day 3:

  • Gantry Mechanics and interdependencies
  • Gantry Cooling: The Common Frequency converter for Tilt/PHS-V/Cooling
  • The NO-CAN communication flow
  • Comparison between Colling systems for SOMATOM Scope and Perspectives
  • Gantry Tilt system: Block Diagram, Signal flow, Collision Tilt-PHS and common field reported problems
  • Gantry Rotation and Servo Controller: SOMATOM Perspective
  • Gantry rotation Drive: Block diagram, signal flow and replacement example
  • Tension wheel service and adjustment
  • Lubricating of Gantry Bearing
  • Patient Handling System (PHS) Block Diagram and Signal Flow
  • PHS Vertical Drive Signal flow and function description and PHS1A analysis
  • Adjustment of vertical Reference position PHS_1A obsolete
  • PHS V-adjustment
  • Lubrication of Vertical Spindle PHS_1A
  • PHS horizontal Drive with Spindle
  • PHS horizontal drive with Belt in PHS_1A
  • System Power Supply (LCB) Overview
  • LCB Block Diagram and Functional Description
  • Line Connection Box Perspective/Scope comparison
  • LCB Rev.05 – Perspective special LCB
  • System Configuration without LCB E-Classics
  • Stationary Power Distribution, Sliprings Power Distributions and UDC flowchart

Day 4:  

  • Overview of Data Measurement system (DMS) components and operational comparison
  • DMS P65 Perspective 64/128 block diagram and components
  • PDR-DMS P65 control signal flow and functional description
  • Control signals DMS P65
  • Image Data Flow P65
  • DMS P65-Multiplexing by DMS Controller- how to troubleshoot its artifact (introduction to advanced troubleshooting course)
  • Defective Channel and how to avoid its impact on image quality (Introduction to Image quality course)
  • Image reconstruction System and Image Control systems
  • ICS Celsius M470, M470-2, M720, W550 overview
  • ICS service concepts, software commands and Test tools
  • IRS G1-Perspective Block diagram and functional descriptions
  • IRS G2-Perspective/Scope Block diagram and functional descriptions
  • IRS service concepts, software commands and Test tools

Day 5:

  • Preventive Maintenance
  • Understanding the Preventive Maintenance Protocol
  • Overview of the Preventive Maintenance Procedure
  • Detailed implementation of the Preventive Maintenance procedure
  • Students demonstration of knowledge session
  • System Tune up
  • Overview of the system tune up
  • Purpose of each tune up
  • Quick overview of the Tune up implementation (an introduction to Advanced troubleshooting course
  • Image quality
  • Quality consistence and its implementation
  • Customer level image quality testing vs. Service level Image quality testing
  • ACR testing quick review (introduction to Advanced Image quality course)
  • Image gray scale interpretation quick overview
  • Image Artifact quick review, analysis and sources of artifact (introduction to Advanced Image quality course)

Event Details

Event Date: July 13, 2020 8:00 am

Event End Date: July 17, 2020 4:00 pm

Cut Off Date: July 03, 2020

Individual Price: $9,145

Siemens Definition AS - August 3-7, 2020

Course Description

Technical Prospects’ Siemens Definition AS/AS+ Training Course a 5-day comprehensive course designed to advance the knowledge, capabilities, and careers of field service and technical support personnel. During the course students will engage in discussions, peer learning sessions, and labs centered on system design and core principles. The course will also focus on advanced problem-solving techniques.

Prerequisites:

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

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

Course Syllabus:

Day 1: Course Introduction and Definition AS/AS+ Overview

  • Introduction
  • Course Overview
  • System Overview: Understand the principle and purpose of System Control, Stationary Gantry and Power Distribution.
  • Peer Learning Sessions: Students interact with their peers to locate and identify components.
  • Students interact with their peers to understand software and system operation.

Day 2: Definition AS/AS+ Overview and Tune-Up

  • Class Q&A Session: Review presented material and answer any questions students may have.
  • System Overview: Understand the principle and purpose of Rotating Gantry, Data Measurement System, and Gantry Cooling.
  • Peer Learning Session: Students interact with their peers to discuss and define tune-up procedures.

Day 3: Definition AS/AS+ Overview and Preventative Maintenance

  • Class Q&A Session: Review presented material and answer any questions students may have.
  • System Overview: Understand the principle and purpose of Patient Handling System and Imaging System.
  • Peer Learning Session: Students interact with their peers to discuss and perform preventative maintenance procedures.

Day 4: System Problem Solving and X-ray Tube Replacement

  • Class Q&A Session: Review presented material and answer any questions students may have.
  • Peer Learning Sessions: Students interact with their peers to solve system problems presented by the instructor.
  • Students interact with their peers to discuss and perform X-ray tube replacement procedure.

Day 5: Course Review and Learning Evaluation

  • Class Q&A Session: Review presented material and answer any questions students may have.
  • Learning Evaluation: Final Exam
  • Peer Learning Session: Students interact with their peers to solve system problems presented by the instructor.

Event Details

Event Date: August 3, 2020 8:00 am

Event End Date: August 7, 2020 4:00 pm

Cut Off Date: July 24, 2020

Individual Price: $9,145

Siemens Sensation Family - August 24-28, 2020

Course Description

Technical Prospects’ Siemens Sensation Family Training Course a 5-day comprehensive course designed to advance the knowledge, capabilities, and careers of field service engineers and technical support personnel. During the course students will engage in discussions, peer learning sessions, and labs centered on system design and core principles. The course will also focus on advanced problem-solving techniques.

Prerequisites:

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

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

Course Syllabus:

Day 1: Course Introduction and Sensation Family Overview

  • Introduction
  • Course Overview
  • System Overview: Understand the principle and purpose of System Control, Stationary Gantry and Power Distribution.
  • Peer Learning Session: Students interact with their peers to locate and identify components.
  • Students interact with their peers to understand software and system operation.

Day 2: Sensation Family Overview and Tune-Up

  • Class Q&A Session: Review presented material and answer any question students may have.
  • System Overview: Understand the principle and purpose of Rotating Gantry, Data Measurement System, and Water Cooling System.
  • Peer Learning Session: Students interact with their peers to discuss and define tune-up procedures.

Day 3: Sensation Family Overview and Preventative Maintenance

  • Class Q&A Session: Review presented material and answer any question students may have.
  • System Overview: Understand the principle and purpose of Imaging System and Patient Handling System.
  • Peer Learning Session: Students interact with their peers to discuss and perform preventative maintenance procedures.

Day 4: System Problem Solving and X-ray Tube Replacement

  • Class Q&A Session: Review presented material and answer any question students may have.
  • Peer Learning Sessions: Students interact with their peers to solve system problems presented by the instructor.
  • Students interact with their peers to discuss and perform X-ray tube replacement procedure.

Day 5: Course Review and Learning Evaluation

  • Class Q&A Session: Review presented material and answer any questions students may have.
  • Learning Evaluation: Final Exam
  • Peer Learning Session: Students interact with their peers to solve system problems presented by the instructor.

Event Details

Event Date: August 24, 2020 8:00 am

Event End Date: August 28, 2020 4:00 pm

Cut Off Date: August 14, 2020

Individual Price: $9,145

Siemens Perspective/Scope - September 14-18, 2020

Course Description:

Technical Prospects’ Siemens Perspective/Scope Training Course a 5-day comprehensive course designed to advance the knowledge, capabilities, and careers of field service and technical support personnel. During the course students will engage in discussions, peer learning sessions, and labs centered on system design and core principles. The course will also focus on advanced problem-solving techniques.

Prerequisites:

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

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

Day 1:

  • Introduction
  • Course overview
  • Eline- Perspective/Scope vs. Emotion product-line comparison
  • SOMATOM Perspective/Scope- Overview: System Block Diagram and Components
  • SOMATOM Perspective/Scope Xray Generation and Control
  • X-ray generation flowchart: Understand the principle and function of the X-Ray system: Generator, Tube, Collimator
  • X-ray control flow chart: understand the wiring diagram of the X-ray control signal flow
  • Base Collimations E16, Scope, Perspective 16/32/128
  • Tube Collimator Diagram: E16 SOMATON SCOPE
  • Tube Collimator Diagram: Perspective 64/128
  • Collimator Box Mechanics Perspectives 64/128
  • Z-Adjustment and Collimator Box
  • X-Ray Tube Flowchart and components
  • HV-Tank Flowchart, Components and Introduction to HV error analysis
  • HV Electronics and Signal flow

Day 2:

  • CAN BUS Topology: The Control System of the SIEMENS SOMATOM and its specifics in the E-Line platform
  • Control System flowchart: Understand the principle and the purpose of the control system
  • Gantry MAS and MAR Functions
  • Gantry-Rotating control system analysis and signal flow
  • Gantry-Stationary control system analysis and signal flow
  • The SOMATOM Bus system, MCB’s and CAN Interfaces
  • The Control System software interface to Somaris (MSM) and E-Telegrams, Message Descriptions and introduction to Eventlog analysis for Control System Errors
  • Control system Firmware: understand and Analyze FW Table State Diagram while understand the practical impact of FW update and Flash load

Day 3:

  • Gantry Mechanics and interdependencies
  • Gantry Cooling: The Common Frequency converter for Tilt/PHS-V/Cooling
  • The NO-CAN communication flow
  • Comparison between Colling systems for SOMATOM Scope and Perspectives
  • Gantry Tilt system: Block Diagram, Signal flow, Collision Tilt-PHS and common field reported problems
  • Gantry Rotation and Servo Controller: SOMATOM Perspective
  • Gantry rotation Drive: Block diagram, signal flow and replacement example
  • Tension wheel service and adjustment
  • Lubricating of Gantry Bearing
  • Patient Handling System (PHS) Block Diagram and Signal Flow
  • PHS Vertical Drive Signal flow and function description and PHS1A analysis
  • Adjustment of vertical Reference position PHS_1A obsolete
  • PHS V-adjustment
  • Lubrication of Vertical Spindle PHS_1A
  • PHS horizontal Drive with Spindle
  • PHS horizontal drive with Belt in PHS_1A
  • System Power Supply (LCB) Overview
  • LCB Block Diagram and Functional Description
  • Line Connection Box Perspective/Scope comparison
  • LCB Rev.05 – Perspective special LCB
  • System Configuration without LCB E-Classics
  • Stationary Power Distribution, Sliprings Power Distributions and UDC flowchart

Day 4:  

  • Overview of Data Measurement system (DMS) components and operational comparison
  • DMS P65 Perspective 64/128 block diagram and components
  • PDR-DMS P65 control signal flow and functional description
  • Control signals DMS P65
  • Image Data Flow P65
  • DMS P65-Multiplexing by DMS Controller- how to troubleshoot its artifact (introduction to advanced troubleshooting course)
  • Defective Channel and how to avoid its impact on image quality (Introduction to Image quality course)
  • Image reconstruction System and Image Control systems
  • ICS Celsius M470, M470-2, M720, W550 overview
  • ICS service concepts, software commands and Test tools
  • IRS G1-Perspective Block diagram and functional descriptions
  • IRS G2-Perspective/Scope Block diagram and functional descriptions
  • IRS service concepts, software commands and Test tools

Day 5:

  • Preventive Maintenance
  • Understanding the Preventive Maintenance Protocol
  • Overview of the Preventive Maintenance Procedure
  • Detailed implementation of the Preventive Maintenance procedure
  • Students demonstration of knowledge session
  • System Tune up
  • Overview of the system tune up
  • Purpose of each tune up
  • Quick overview of the Tune up implementation (an introduction to Advanced troubleshooting course
  • Image quality
  • Quality consistence and its implementation
  • Customer level image quality testing vs. Service level Image quality testing
  • ACR testing quick review (introduction to Advanced Image quality course)
  • Image gray scale interpretation quick overview
  • Image Artifact quick review, analysis and sources of artifact (introduction to Advanced Image quality course)

Event Details

Event Date: September 14, 2020 8:00 am

Event End Date: September 18, 2020 4:00 pm

Cut Off Date: September 04, 2020

Individual Price: $9,145