PACS Certification OTechU courses

PACS Certification (CPAS) IT package

Product Code: P-117

This package includes all of the courses that you need to prepare you for the PARCA CPAS IT part of the certification (http://pacsadmin.org/cpas.cfm). It has the two applicable online courses for one discounted price.

This package includes:
Healthcare IT Fundamentals (OUT-101)
Healthcare IT Infrastructure (OUT-102)

Price: $500.00   Add to Cart

PACS Certification (CPAS) Clinical package

Product Code: P-118

This package includes all of the courses that you need to prepare you for the PARCA CPAS Clinical part of the certification (http://pacsadmin.org/cpas.cfm). It has the three applicable online courses for one discounted price.

This package includes:
Clinical Anatomy and Systems (OUC-101)
Medical Imaging Technology (OUC-102)
Workflow and Digital Radiography (OUC-103)

Price: $650.00   Add to Cart

PACS OTechU courses

Healthcare IT Fundamentals

Product Code: OUT-101

This course will assist in helping you be able to identify the major hardware components and their peripherals that are involved with the healthcare IT information systems, as well as distinguish between the different software layers and applications. You will also obtain a basic knowledge about the different Operating Systems and Database systems.

Price: $300.00   Add to Cart

Healthcare IT Infrastructure

Product Code: OUT-102

This course will assist in helping you be able to identify and implement the various security mechanisms, as well as perform basic network troubleshooting tasks. You will also learn how to use the different pixel annotations in binary and hexadecimal encoding.

Price: $300.00   Add to Cart

Clinical Anatomy and Systems

Product Code: OUC-101

This course will assist in helping you be able to identify the major body parts that make up each body system, as well as understand clinical terminology when discussing with medical professionals the issues with healthcare technology. You will also learn how to relate diseases to the corresponding body part and function.

Price: $250.00   Add to Cart

Medical Imaging Technology

Product Code: OUC-102

This course will assist in helping you be able to recognize the different imaging technologies by looking at the images, as well as understand the technology for each modality that is used to create medical images. You will also learn how to use the appropriate medical terms, including those related to patient orientation.

Price: $250.00   Add to Cart

Workflow and Digital Radiography

Product Code: OUC-103

This course will assist in helping you be able to distinguish between the Computerized and (direct) Digital Radiography (CR/DR), as well as understand the advantages for both CR and DR technology. You will also get an understand of typical workflows for radiology and the most common other specialties using imaging technology.

Price: $250.00   Add to Cart

Introduction to Medical Digital Imaging

Product Code: OUP-101

This course discusses the various medical image types, characteristics, and issues. The acquired knowledge is important for people that work in the medical imaging domain and do not have good understanding and appreciation of the complexity of this matter, or for people that want to get into the medical field and need to get a basic understanding of this subject.

Price: $125.00   Add to Cart

Introduction to PACS

Product Code: OUP-102

This module is an introduction to the major Picture Archiving and Communication System (PACS) components. This course is beneficial for anyone who wants to learn about PACS, especially the support people such as system administrators and service, but also people involved with the potential purchase or even implementation and deployment of these type of systems.

Price: $125.00   Add to Cart

Health Imaging and IT Standards

Product Code: OUP-106

This course consists of lessons on healthcare standards, HL7, the DICOM protocol and encoding. We will discuss various DICOM services and Integrating the Healthcare Enterprise or IHE specifications. We will discuss what IHE is all about and the most important integration profiles for IHE and radiology.

Price: $125.00   Add to Cart

PACS Workflow

Product Code: OUP-204

This course covers why it is critical to do a PACS workflow assessment, what it is all about, and what the components are. Workflow tools are shown with illustrations followed by several radiology scenarios such as ER, teleradiology general radiology and ICU. This is followed by teaching files and how they are maintained as well as clinical trials where specific information needs to be recorded with the images before they are sent to the clinical trial center. Lastly, the impact of importing and exporting media, such as CDs and films is covered.

Price: $125.00   Add to Cart

DICOM OTechU courses

DICOM Introduction, Data Formats and Protocol

Product Code: OUD-101

This course provides an introduction to the DICOM standard by providing an overview of the different components of the DICOM standard, i.e. the image communication, image and information management and image quality. It shows how the DICOM headers are broken down and how they are encoded into the different Attribute tags. The DICOM protocol and commands are explained and the image objects are covered in detail.

Price: $400.00   Add to Cart

DICOM Services, Commands and Conformance

Product Code: OUD-102

This course covers the different DICOM exchange protocol services, as well as the different services to be used for input and output of images on different media, such as paper, film and electronic media. The student will also be able to identify typical errors that might frequently occur when trying to import images from electronic media. And you will be able to analyze conformance statements for potential interoperability issues.

Price: $400.00   Add to Cart

DICOM Workflow Management and Structured Reports

Product Code: OUD-103

This course will help you identify which services are needed to support an efficient workflow, how to interpret Structured reports such as used for measurements, and how to establish the correct workflow to facilitate CAD processing. It will also cover the DICOM information model with regard to scheduled and performed procedures.

Price: $400.00   Add to Cart

DICOM Image Quality, Networking and Troubleshooting

Product Code: OUD-104

This course covers the Pixel pipeline, fusion and registration. It also discusses overlays, greyscale and color, blended and extensions to presentations states. We will discuss, compression, networking, addressing, configuration management and security. Lastly, you will learn about troubleshooting, active and passive test tools such as sniffers and validators, and adding a new modality.

Price: $400.00   Add to Cart

HL7 OTechU courses

Overview of the Enterprise and HL7 Version 2

Product Code: OUH-101

This course will assist in helping you be able to distinguish between the different versions of HL7, as well as identify the different segments in a message and trigger events in the message. You will also be able to differentiate between the two acknowledgement modes.

Price: $400.00   Add to Cart

Advanced Functions HL7 Version 2

Product Code: OUH-102

This course will give you an understanding of Order messages and the role of the order placer and filler, as well as identify what belongs in the ORC and OBR order segments. It will also give you an understanding of the impact of any of the patient corrections, such as merge, move, updates and changes.

Price: $400.00   Add to Cart

PACS Self Study Training Courses

Notes:
1. CD training courses are designed for PCs running Windows. They will not run on Apple computers running Mac OS.
2. Software is downloadable immediately after purchase and can be activated up to 3 times.
3. Since we cannot check whether or not you successfully completed a course, we will not provide a certificate of completion.

PACS IT Basics

Product Code: UP-602cdr

This CBT course is geared towards professionals that have a primarily clinical or clerical background and need to acquire skills that allow them to function in a support role for medical imaging systems. You will get a basic understanding of IT concepts that are needed to support a medical imaging environment, in particular as used in a PACS system.

Price: $525.00   Add to Cart

PACS Clinical

Product Code: UP-601cdr

This CBT course is geared towards professionals that have a primarily IT or other background and need to acquire skills that allow them to function in a support role for medical imaging systems. You will get a basic understanding of clinical concepts that are needed to support a medical imaging environment, in particular as used in a PACS system.

Price: $525.00   Add to Cart

Health Imaging and Informatics Project Administration (CIIP)

Product Code: UP-603cdr

$395 is a special introductory price - regular price is $495. This course is geared towards professionals that are involved with Health Imaging and Informatics projects such as, but not limited to, PACS systems administration and want to learn how to manage and administer these type of projects.

Price: $395.00   Add to Cart

PACS System Administration

Product Code: UP-105cdr

This module describes the basic functions and activities that a system administrator of a Picture Archiving and Communication System (PACS) in a medical imaging department has to perform. This module provides a foundation for a current or future PACS system administrator professional.

Price: $150.00   Add to Cart

Introduction to Medical Digital Imaging

Product Code: UP-101cdr

This course discusses the various medical image types, characteristics, and issues. The acquired knowledge is important for people that work in the medical imaging domain and do not have good understanding and appreciation of the complexity of this matter, or for people that want to get into the medical field and need to get a basic understanding of this subject.

Price: $150.00   Add to Cart

Digital Acquisition: CR and DR

Product Code: UP-203cdr

This module describes the Computerized and Digital Radiography (CR/DR) technology, including the detector technology. This module will provide a good description for potential users such as technologists, people that have to manage these systems such as System Administrators and radiology administrators, and anyone else wanting to know about this new digital technology.

Price: $150.00   Add to Cart

Introduction to PACS

Product Code: UP-102cdr

This module describes the major Picture Archiving and Communication System (PACS) components. This course is beneficial for anyone who wants to learn about PACS, especially the support people such as system administrators and service, but also people involved with the potential purchase or even implementation and deployment of these type of systems.

Price: $150.00   Add to Cart

Image Quality

Product Code: UD-203cdr

This module discusses the many aspects of image quality related to the presentation of medical diagnostic images on workstations. This course is beneficial for anyone who is involved with image quality of a PACS system, especially the support people such as PACS system administrators, service, biomedical engineering and medical physicists.

Price: $250.00   Add to Cart

PACS Workflow

Product Code: UP-204cdr

This training module discusses PACS workflow, which is a critical part of the re-engineering effort when installing a PACS system. This course is beneficial for anyone who is involved with planning and implementation of a PACS system, such as PACS system administrators, clinical personnel and administration.

Price: $250.00   Add to Cart

DICOM Self Study Training Courses

Notes:
1. CD training courses are designed for PCs running Windows. They will not run on Apple computers running Mac OS.
2. Software is downloadable immediately after purchase and can be activated up to 3 times.
3. Since we cannot check whether or not you successfully completed a course, we will not provide a certificate of completion.

Introduction to DICOM

Product Code: UD-101cdr

This module provides a basic technical introduction to the Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine (DICOM) standard. Participants will gain a basic understanding of the DICOM message structure and communication protocol.

Price: $150.00   Add to Cart

DICOM Services

Product Code: UD-102cdr

This module discusses the DICOM services, and builds upon the basic information as provided in the Introduction to DICOM module. This module provides the participants a basic understanding of the various DICOM services, i.e. how they can be used in an imaging department.

Price: $150.00   Add to Cart

DICOM Conformance

Product Code: UD-103cdr

This learning module discusses the issues you might encounter with conformance, and shows how the DICOM requirements are defined. This course will allow one to get a better understanding of DICOM conformance, get a handle on reading conformance statements, define DICOM requirements and identify gaps.

Price: $150.00   Add to Cart

DICOM Troubleshooting

Product Code: UD-301cdr

This module shows how to troubleshoot connections between medical devices that use the Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine (DICOM) standard. Prior detailed practical knowledge of the DICOM standard, and/or following the learning modules on DICOM Introduction, Services and Conformance is strongly recommended.

Price: $150.00   Add to Cart

DICOM Advanced Topics: Problem Solving

Product Code: UD-302cdr

This module demonstrates advanced troubleshooting techniques, i.e. how to issue the DICOM Echo, Store, and Query/Retrieve commands. Prior detailed practical knowledge of the DICOM standard, and/or following the learning modules on DICOM Introduction, Services and Conformance and Basic Troubleshooting is strongly recommended.

Price: $150.00   Add to Cart

HL7 Self Study Training Courses

Notes:
1. CD training courses are designed for PCs running Windows. They will not run on Apple computers running Mac OS.
2. Software is downloadable immediately after purchase and can be activated up to 3 times.
3. Since we cannot check whether or not you successfully completed a course, we will not provide a certificate of completion.

Enterprise Integration Using HL7

Product Code: UH-101cdr

This module discusses HL7 messaging, the protocol and structure of a message, including the most important segments of these messages. This module is especially useful for anyone who wants to get familiar with he HL7 terminology and messaging structure to facilitate the evaluation of interface specifications, troubleshooting, and understand the issues involved with integrating Information Systems using HL7.

Price: $95.00   Add to Cart

HL7 Messaging

Product Code: UH-102cdr

This HL7 course goes into the details of HL7 messaging. This course is intended for anyone needing to understand the intricate details of HL7 messaging, which includes system administrators, implementers, and interface analysts.

Price: $150.00   Add to Cart

CDA: an XML example

Product Code: UH-201cdr

This course explains the structure of the Clinical Document Architecture (CDA), i.e. the header and body, the latter containing a clinical report. This course is useful for anyone involved with the definition, or implementation, as well as the support of an Electronic Health Record.

Price: $150.00   Add to Cart

XML in Healthcare

Product Code: UH-202cdr

This course will introduce the XML concepts based on examples. Document Type Definitions (DTD), as well as XML schemas are described. This course is a great start for people needing to learn about XML, its structure, usage, and the details of encoding. It is especially useful for system administrators, interface analysts, support personnel, and developers.

Price: $150.00   Add to Cart

HL7 Hands On

Product Code: UH-103cdr

This course is a true 'hands-on' class, because it allows participants to create, and modify HL7 messages. A public domain tool ('Messaging workbench') is used for instruction. This course is intended for people who are involved with the HL7 standard on a detailed technical level, either from the support, implementation, or definition side.

Price: $250.00   Add to Cart

Introduction to HL7 Version 3

Product Code: UH-203cdr

This module provides an introduction to HL7 Version 3. This module is especially useful for anyone who wants to become familiar with the new HL7 Version 3 terminology and messaging structure to facilitate the evaluation of interface specifications, and understanding the issues involved with integrating Information Systems using this latest version of the standard.

Price: $150.00   Add to Cart

HL7 Version 3 Domains

Product Code: UH-204cdr

This module is a more in-depth discussion about HL7 Version 3, which includes the actual message wrappers or message specification. This module is especially useful for anyone who wants to get familiar with the new HL7 Version 3 terminology and messaging structure to facilitate the evaluation and development of interface specifications, and understand the issues involved with integrating Information Systems using this latest version of the standard.

Price: $150.00   Add to Cart

IHE Self Study Training Courses

Notes:
1. CD training courses are designed for PCs running Windows. They will not run on Apple computers running Mac OS.
2. Software is downloadable immediately after purchase and can be activated up to 3 times.
3. Since we cannot check whether or not you successfully completed a course, we will not provide a certificate of completion.

Integration and Introduction to IHE

Product Code: UI-102cdr

This course has a dual objective: first of all, it explains what integration is all about in the context of implementing a healthcare imaging and information system. The second objective is to give an introduction to the Integrating the Health care Enterprise (IHE) activity.

Price: $150.00   Add to Cart

IHE - Radiology Scheduled Workflow Profile

Product Code: UI-103cdr

This course discusses Radiology Scheduled Workflow. It includes the ordering and scheduling components of a Radiology Information System (RIS), the communication of this information to a digital imaging modality, and the communication of images and image management information of this modality back to the RIS as well as to the PACS system.

Price: $150.00   Add to Cart

IHE - IT Infrastructure Technical Framework

Product Code: UI-104cdr

This course explains the functions as defined in the IHE technical infrastructure specification. This course is intended for anyone needing to understand the IHE technical infrastructure, which includes IT personnel, implementers, and interface analysts.

Price: $95.00   Add to Cart

PACS Packages

Notes:
1. CD training courses are designed for PCs running Windows. They will not run on Apple computers running Mac OS.
2. Software is downloadable immediately after purchase and can be activated up to 3 times.
3. Since we cannot check whether or not you successfully completed a course, we will not provide a certificate of completion.

PACS Support Pack

Product Code: P-112

This package contains everything you need to start a PACS project. It has the PACS policy manual, with all the templates needed to create your policies and procedures. In addition, it consists of a CD on PACS administration, more background information in the form of a CD on Computerized Radiography, one on PACS and one on workflow. These three CD's explain the basic features and also include interviews with actual users and show the workflow using these systems.

Price: $1850.00   Add to Cart

PACS System Analyst Certification Pack

Product Code: P-109

You get the 4 CDs covering PACS: an introduction to PACS, background information in the form of a CD on Computerized Radiography, one cd on workflow and one PACS System administration. You also get the PACS Fundamentals text book, and a copy of the PACS System Analyst study guide.

Price: $520.00   Add to Cart

PACS Clinical Package

Product Code: P-111

This package is geared towards professionals that have a primarily IT or other background and need to acquire skills that allow them to function in a support role for medical imaging systems. You will get a basic understanding of clinical concepts that are needed to support a medical imaging environment, in particular as used in a PACS system.

Price: $595.00   Add to Cart

PACS IT Basics Package

Product Code: P-110

This CBT course is geared towards professionals that have a primarily clinical or clerical background and need to acquire skills that allow them to function in a support role for medical imaging systems. You will get a basic understanding of IT concepts that are needed to support a medical imaging environment, in particular as used in a PACS system.

Price: $595.00   Add to Cart

PARCA Certification Pack

Product Code: P-113

This package contains all of the training materials in the form of text books, study guides and CD's covering the 3 major PARCA certifications, i.e. CPAS, CPSA and CPIA.

Price: $2950.00   Add to Cart

Health Imaging and Informatics (CIIP) Package

Product Code: UP-205

This package contains the Health Imaging and Informatics Project Administration course and the Health Imaging and Informatics (CIIP) Study Guide for a discounted price.

Price: $495.00   Add to Cart

PACS System Administrator Starter Pack

Product Code: P-101

These CDs cover the basic activities of PACS System Administration (SA), interviews with an experienced SA, an introduction to DICOM, and an introduction to HL7. The DICOM Basics, HL7, and PACS Fundamentals textbooks are also included.

Price: $470.00   Add to Cart

PACS System Administrator Advanced Pack

Product Code: P-102

This 8 cd package consists of the same 3 CD's as the SA Starter pack, and gives in addition, more background information on Computerized Radiography, PACS and workflow, DICOM services, and DICOM conformance. The DICOM Basics, HL7, and PACS Fundamentals textbooks are also included.

Price: $1210.00   Add to Cart

PACS Fundamentals

Product Code: P-116

This package contains all of the PACS online training from OTechU.

Price: $395.00   Add to Cart

DICOM Packages

Notes:
1. CD training courses are designed for PCs running Windows. They will not run on Apple computers running Mac OS.
2. Software is downloadable immediately after purchase and can be activated up to 3 times.
3. Since we cannot check whether or not you successfully completed a course, we will not provide a certificate of completion.

DICOM Starter Pack

Product Code: P-103

This 3 CD package consists of an introduction to DICOM, DICOM services, and DICOM conformance. The DICOM Basics textbook and Certified DICOM Integration Professional (CDIP) study guide are also included.

Price: $430.00   Add to Cart

DICOM Basics

Product Code: P-114

This package contains both parts of the DICOM Basics online training from OTechU.

Price: $750.00   Add to Cart

DICOM Troubleshooting Pack

Product Code: P-107

This 5 CD package provides an introduction to DICOM, DICOM services, DICOM conformance, and DICOM troubleshooting. The DICOM Basics textbook and Certified DICOM Integration Professional (CDIP) study guide are also included. It discusses the DICOM standard in detail, several DICOM services that are used for a PACS system, and a includes a thorough discussion of DICOM conformance.

Price: $1025.00   Add to Cart

Standards Pack

Product Code: P-115

This package is an excellent source for anyone who wishes to pass the PARCA CPIA certification exam. It includes the study guide for the CPIA certification, a set of CD's covering the DICOM, HL7 and IHE subject matter materials and corresponding text books covering this subject.

Price: $1095.00   Add to Cart

HL7 Packages

Notes:
1. CD training courses are designed for PCs running Windows. They will not run on Apple computers running Mac OS.
2. Software is downloadable immediately after purchase and can be activated up to 3 times.
3. Since we cannot check whether or not you successfully completed a course, we will not provide a certificate of completion.

Healthcare Standards Pack

Product Code: P-106

This package provides an introduction to the DICOM and HL7 standards and discusses Integrating the Health Care Enterprise (IHE). It is an excellent source for anyone who either works in the vendor or user community to get educated about the standards that are used in the radiology.

Price: $1640.00   Add to Cart

HL7 Certification Pack

Product Code: P-104

The HL7 starter pack, which is a requirement for system integrators, developers, end users, from the IT as well as the PACS side. This 3 CD package will get you started on understanding the HL7 standard and covers enterprise integration using HL7, HL7 messaging, and provides some HL7 hands-on training as well. The HL7 messaging textbook is also included.

Price: $560.00   Add to Cart

HL7 Standards Advanced Pack

Product Code: P-105

This package includes the Starter pack contents as well as courses on the Clinical Document Architecture (CDA) and XML. The HL7 Messaging textbook is also included .

Price: $1065.00   Add to Cart

IHE Packages

Notes:
1. CD training courses are designed for PCs running Windows. They will not run on Apple computers running Mac OS.
2. Software is downloadable immediately after purchase and can be activated up to 3 times.
3. Since we cannot check whether or not you successfully completed a course, we will not provide a certificate of completion.

IHE Standards Pack

Product Code: P-108

This 3 CD package provides an introduction to IHE and discusses integration. It also examines the radiology scheduled workflow profile and goes over the IT infrastructure technical framework.

Price: $325.00   Add to Cart

Specials

CIIP Study Guide - $135
HL7 Study Guide - $119
PACS Clinical Package - $595
PACS IT Package - $595

Training Schedule

AUG 14
PACS Core Essentials

AUG 15
DICOM Core Essentials

AUG 16
HL7 Core Essentials

AUG 17
IHE/XDS Core Essentials

AUG 21
Module 1: DICOM Negotiation and Image Objects

AUG 23
Module 2: DICOM Communication Services and SR


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