About this Course

Edison True PACS - Foundation for Clinical System Administrators

This instructor-led course provides detailed information about Universal Viewer Workflow Manager (WFM) features and functions, including worklist and image viewer components, preferences, common tasks, and system defaults. This course is a combination of audio/visual lectures and hands-on activities. The current released version of the product will be reviewed during the class.

Note: This course is appropriate for clinical system administrators at organizations with the Edison True PACS Technologist, Essentials or Professional package.

Objectives

By the completion of this course, you should be able to:

  • Identify the main components of Workflow Manager (WFM).
  • Identify and explain worklist features and functions.
  • Perform common tasks (e.g., search for a patientexam, work with exam notes, study management (merge and split seriesstudies), etc.).
  • Display studies and utilize basic image viewer tools.
  • Identify and discuss system defaults installed with Edison True PACS (e.g., hanging protocols (HPs), user preferences, layouts, window level presets, and annotation overlays).

Prerequisites

  • Completion of all pre-class instructions. 
  • Successful completion of the following courses:
    • Edison True PACS - Universal Viewer Application Introduction (ETPCA001)
    • Edison True PACS - Clinical System Administrator Workflow Training (Prework) (ETPCA050)

Agenda

Start End Topic Description Duration
Day 1
10:00 AM 10:10 AM Welcome and Introductions 10
10:10 AM 10:30 AM Solution Overview
  • Introduction to Workflow Manager and the Image Viewer
  • User access
20
10:30 AM 10:50 AM Workflow Manager Components
  • Main components (Masthead, Workload Manager, Diagnostic Hub)
  • Full vs. split screen (“card view”)
20
10:50 AM 11:00 AM Searching for Patients and Exams 10
11:00 AM 11:15 AM User Preferences
  • Workflow preferences
  • Viewer preferences
15
11:15 AM 11:25 AM Hands-on Lab
  • Logging in
  • The Masthead
10
11:25 AM 11:45 AM Worklist Features and Functions
  • Types of worklists
  • Worklist features and icons/indicators
  • Pinning, sorting, and filtering worklists
  • Custom worklists
  • Default worklist
  • Creating a folder and saving exams
20
11:45 AM 12:00 PM Hands-on Lab
  • Workload Manager
15
12:00 PM 01:00 PM Break 60
01:00 PM 01:15 PM Worklist Configuration (Layout Templates)
  • Layout templates
  • Managing layout templates
  • Applying layout templates to worklists
  • Editing common layout templates
15
01:15 PM 01:30 PM Hands-on Lab
  • Layout templates
15
01:30 PM 02:00 PM Technologist Workflow
  • Scanning documents
  • Rejecting and unrejecting images
  • Sending in DICOM
  • Saving images (key images, presentation states, bookmarks)
  • Importing (CD/DVD import) and exporting (burn to CD/DVD) images
30
02:00 PM 02:15 PM Hands-on Lab
  • Technologist workflows
  • The Diagnostic Hub
15
02:15 PM 02:20 PM Exam Notes
  • Viewing and adding exam notes
  • Hiding and unhiding exam notes
5
02:20 PM 02:25 PM Hands-on Lab
  • Exam notes
5
02:25 PM 03:25 PM Viewing Studies and Images
  • Previewing vs. viewing a study
  • Viewing patient and exam information
  • Exam tabs
  • Changing exam statuses
60
03:25 PM 03:30 PM Day 1 Review 5
Day 2
10:00 AM 10:05 AM Day 1 Review 5
10:05 AM 10:20 AM Workflow Manager Preferences 15
10:20 AM 10:50 AM Introduction to the Image Viewer
  • Components of the image viewer
  • Accessing and using basic tools
30
10:50 AM 11:50 AM Study Management
  • Merge and split series
  • Merge and split studies
  • Change study information
  • Merging patient records
  • Exceptions
60
11:50 AM 12:20 PM Hands-on Lab
  • Study management
  • Exceptions
30
12:20 PM 01:20 PM Break 60
01:20 PM 01:35 PM Image Viewer
  • Accessing and using basic tools
  • Series menu
15
01:35 PM 01:50 PM Hands-on Lab
  • Image viewer
15
01:50 PM 02:05 PM Patient Historical Information
  • Navigator (Study Selector, Timeline and Thumbnails)
  • Series Selector
  • Components and series display
15
02:05 PM 02:20 PM Hands-on Lab
  • Patient historical information
15
02:20 PM 02:30 PM Default Hanging Protocols (HPs) 10
02:30 PM 02:45 PM System Defaults
  • User preferences
  • Layouts
  • Window level presets
  • Annotation overlays
15
02:45 PM 03:00 PM Discussion
  • Test system
  • Upcoming courses/training
15
03:00 PM 03:20 PM Technologist Learning Evaluation Checklist 20
03:20 PM 03:30 PM Course Review and Wrap-up 10

Total Time

  • Lecture: 450 minutes
  • Activities: 90 minutes
  • Assessment: 0 minutes
  • Q&A: 0 minutes
  • Breaks: 120 minutes

Pricing

Catalog Tuition Credits Billable Hours Note
K2400JM 3500.0 0.0 0.0

Upcoming Classes

Start End Notes
Tuesday, 10-September-2024 10:00 AM CDT Wednesday, 11-September-2024 3:30 PM CDT