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The self-paced online courses from Technical Prospects are built for individuals new to medical imaging equipment. You will learn the history of x-ray, how they are produced, recording the image, factors affecting image quality, and more. These courses give students the support of an instructor and student-to-student collaboration from the comfort of your home. The four week course offers up to 15 modules of content and a variety of tests, quizzes, and assignments.

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Online Training Offerings

All online courses are available to begin at any time during the year.

Intro to X-Ray

Technical Prospects’ Intro to X-Ray online course is a modular based, self-paced course that should be able to be completed within a month’s time-frame from start date.

Course Description:

This knowledge-based online course is designed to prepare someone for higher level imaging courses. Upon completion, the student will have a working knowledge of terminology and principles of the following areas as it applies to medical x-ray imaging.

Prerequisites:

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

    • Completion of a two year electronics course of study

OR

  • Have the equivalent, hands-on service experience in the Biomedical or Imaging fields.

Outcome:

Upon completion of this training course, students will;

  • Learn where and how x-ray imaging began and how it is impacting our lives today
  • Understand the basic circuity that make up an x-ray generator
  • Identify the basic test equipment used in servicing imaging equipment
  • Acquire knowledge of the items/processes leading to image production;
    • How x-rays are generated
    • The x-ray beam, image formation and factors affecting it
    • How images are produced, developed and recorded in both the analog and digital platforms
  • Define image quality and the factors that effect it
  • Gain the foundation of the troubleshooting concepts used while working on x-ray systems

Event Details

Event Date: January 1, 2019 12:00 am

Event End Date: December 31, 2021 12:00 am

Cut Off Date: December 31, 2021

Individual Price: $1,195.00

Intro to CT

Course Description:

This knowledge-based online course is designed to prepare someone for higher level imaging courses. Upon completion, the student will have a working knowledge of terminology and principles of the following areas as it applies to medical CT imaging.

Prerequisites:

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

  • Completion of a two-year electronics course of study

OR

  • Have the equivalent, hands-on service experience in the Biomedical or Imaging fields.

AND

  • Completion of Technical Prospects’ Introduction to X-ray Online course or equivalent

Outcome:

Upon completion of this training course, students will;

  • Learn how CT imaging began and how it is impacting our daily lives
  • Understand the basic components and circuity that make up CT systems
  • Acquire knowledge of the items/processes leading to image production;
    • X-ray production/generation
    • Detectors
    • Image processing computers
    • Image production and display
  • Define image quality and the factors that effect it
  • Gain a foundation of the troubleshooting concepts used while working on CT systems

Course Details:

Technical Prospects’ online Introduction to CT course includes the following;

Chapters:

  1. Introduction
    • Product Introduction
    • CT Terminology and Abbreviations
    • Basic CT Component Knowledge
  2. Safety
    • Radiation Safety and Protection
    • Biological Effects of Radiation
    • Personal Dosimeters
  3. X-ray Basics (Review)
    • Review of X-ray Fundamentals
    • X-ray Dose Fundamentals
    • X-ray Tube Fundamentals
    • X-ray High Voltage (HV) Generator Fundamentals
  4. CT History
    • CT by the Generations
    • The Men that Made CT
  5. CT Basics
    • Overview
    • Gantry Basics
    • Detector Basics
  6. CT Principles
    • Slip Ring Technology
    • Sequential Scanning
    • Spiral/Helical Scanning
    • CT Numbers
    • Hounsfield Units
    • CT Tubes
    • Creating a CT Image
    • Principles of Image Display and Image Quality

Office Hours, Instructor availability and email/discussion boards;

  • Office hour webinars will be held twice a week for students to have their questions answered on the material. Emailing of questions is also available if unable to attend the webinars. Students will have access to chapter discussion forums where they can interact with fellow students for discussion and answer sessions or post information for clarification on a specific topic.

Course grading consists of;

  • Successful completion of each module is required before moving on to the next. A short quiz covering each module must be passed to move onto the next module.
  • While this is a pass/fail course;
    • All modules must be completed by course end date
    • Successful completion of the Midterm & Final exams
      • Minimum passing grade for each type of evaluation is set at ≥ 60%
    • Overall average must be ≥ 70% for successful completion of the course
  • All exams will be randomized. A test pool will determine which questions you are given and in what order

Completion of Course: Upon completion, students will be mailed a certificate of completion. *

Event Details

Event Date: January 1, 2019 12:00 am

Event End Date: December 31, 2021 12:00 am

Cut Off Date: December 31, 2021

Individual Price: $1,195.00

Siemens syngo

Course Description:

Technical Prospects’ Online Introduction to Siemens syngo course is a knowledge and skills development course designed to prepare the student with the necessary information and skills to operate within the syngo software platform. Broadly, this course is designed to teach the overlying theory, concept and implementation of the Siemens syngo application from a non-modality specific perspective.

Prerequisites:

It is highly recommended that attendees have at least 2 years of industry experience either as a support engineer or as a healthcare IT or HTM staff member. Additionally, attendees must be PC hardware, software and DICOM knowledgeable.

Outcome:

Upon completion of this training course, students will;

  • Understand terms & symbols used by Siemens
  • Define what syngo is and what role it plays in the usage of any current Siemens System
  • Become failure with the terms used within the syngo environment
  • Identify the primary roles the syngo application provides
  • Understand the relationship the syngo application has with the underlying OS
  • Interfacing syngo with DICOM
  • Perform syngo software installation and configuration
  • Perform basic syngo application administration and database maintenance
  • Perform basic syngo/network troubleshooting

Course Details:

Technical Prospects’ Online Introduction to Siemens syngo course includes the following;

Student reading and discussion sessions consisting of;

  • Terminology
  • Discussion and breakdown of;
    • syngo software interface
    • syngo service interface
    • syngo licensing
    • Networking essentials and theory as they apply to syngo
    • syngo’s network configuration
    • Network troubleshooting
    • syngo’s interaction with DICOM
    • syngo’s database structure
    • syngo’s security
    • Software loading, backup/restore and ghosting/imaging

Office Hours, Instructor availability and email/discussion boards;

  • Office hour webinars will be held twice a week for students to have their questions answered on the material. Emailing of questions is also available if unable to attend the webinars. Students will have access to chapter discussion forums where they can interact with fellow students for discussion and answer sessions or post information for clarification on a specific topic.

Laboratory exercises consisting of;

  • There are no labs for this online, knowledge-based course

Course grading consists of;

  • Successful completion of each module is required before moving on to the next. A short quiz covering each module must be passed to move onto the next module.
  • While this is a pass/fail course;
    • All modules must be completed by course end date
    • Successful completion of the Midterm & Final exams
      • Minimum passing grade for each type of evaluation is set at ≥ 60%
    • Overall average must be ≥ 70% for successful completion of the course
  • All exams will be randomized. A test pool will determine which questions you are given and in what order

Completion of course:

Upon completion, students will be mailed a certificate of completion.

Event Details

Event Date: January 1, 2019 12:00 am

Event End Date: December 31, 2021 12:00 am

Cut Off Date: December 31, 2021

Individual Price: $1,195.00