Introduction to PACS, DICOM, HL7

Product code: SS-106

This class provides an in-depth discussion of PACS and the related DICOM and HL7 interface standards which are used to exchange information between the different PACS, RIS, EMR, Voice recognition components, and imaging modalities such as CT, MR, CR, DR, cardiology and others. This is a hands-on course as the emphasis is on the practicing component and doing the exercises using software that is part of the course.

Detailed Learning Objectives

Students will get to understand the different PACS components and the role of new PACS architectures, aka PACS 2.0 which includes a VNA (Vendor Neutral Archive) and exchange with external information exchanges. They will use a simulator using a HL7 message sender and validator, a Modality worklist simulator taking in the HL7 messages and converting them into DICOM worklist entries, a modality simulator, PACS archive, viewer and HL7 report generator. The seminar also includes a set of sample transactions and many test images that can be used for testing and troubleshooting.

This is a hands-on class, you should bring your own laptop. The class size is limited to allow for a true interactive environment.

Contents & Schedule

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What Is Included

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CIIP Study Guide - $120
HL7 Study Guide - $115
PACS Clinical Package - $550
PACS IT Package - $550

Training Schedule

JAN 23
PACS On-line Core Essentials

JAN 24
DICOM On-line Core Essentials

JAN 25
HL7 v2 On-line Core Essentials

JAN 26
HL7 FHIR On-line Core Essentials

FEB 13-16
DICOM Certification (PARCA CDIP) Bootcamp

MAR 20-22
PACS System Admin Online Cert. (PARCA CPSA) Bootcamp

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