e-Learning

Siemens Healthineers offers a variety of clinical training and continuing education offerings on PEPconnect. You can view available courses or register for any e-learning offerings below.


Please call 1-888-221-8010, option 1, 4 or email virtual.education.healthcare@siemens.com for additional information or assistance with registration.

Web-based Training

A web-based training is a self-paced online learning which is approximately 30 to 60 minutes in duration. It is a convenient way to receive continuing education credits, available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, when, where, and how you need it.

 

Web-based Training Registration:
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Virtual Instructor-led Training

A virtual instructor-led training is a Category A accredited online class which is 60-90 minutes in duration. In an interactive virtual classroom environment you will receive high-quality training delivered by an experienced Siemens Clinical Education Specialist.

 

Virtual Instructor-led Training Registration:
To register for your pre-purchased virtual instructor-led training please click here to access PEPconnect.


Web-based Training

Artis VC21
Course Description:
This web-based training will review the new features in the VC21 software for the Artis system.

 

Optimizing 3D Workflow of Fusion, iPilot, and iGuide (WBT 30 min)
Audience:
All Siemens employees and all Siemens customers.
Course Description
Radiologic Technologists and Clinicians will learn techniques in order to optimize 3D workflow for improved outcomes when using Fusion, iPilot and iGuide. Identification of the proper icons on the Syngo X-workplace for Fusion, iGuide, iPilot Live and Dynamic Options will be explained. Query of CT/MR images from PACs and importing images to the Syngo X-workplace for Fusion will be reviewed. Utilizing 3D low dose acquisition for Fusion will be explained. Description of loading secondary 3D volumes and manual adjustment registration of images for Fusion will be described and identification of fused 3D volumes will be discussed. “How to” steps for performing iGuide will be reviewed. The differences of iPilot Live and iPilot Dynamic will be discussed.

 

syngo InSpace 3D/3D Fusion
Course Description
Multimodality Fusion supports enhanced embolization results and provides additional information such as tumor activity directly in the interventional suite. syngo InSpace 3D/3D Fusion provides full anatomical information for puncture procedures or embolization procedures by taking existing diagnostic data (e.g. PET CT) and fusing it with syngo DynaCT images. The existing diagnostic data can then be overlaid with the live fluoroscopy image. This web-based training course will review the steps to incorporate Fusion into your daily workflow.

 

3D Reconstruction of the Coronary Vessels for Stenosis Evaluation: IC3D
Course Description:
This 3D reconstruction presentation will provide detailed discussion on the IC3D system which obtains comprehensive diagnostic information of coronary vessel stenosis without altering the basic cardiac cath procedure. The system is designed for real-time diagnosis, data collection, and effective presentation of information by processing and quantitatively analyzing the standard imaging views.

 

Artis One 3D HeartSweep
Course Description:
This web-based training will explore the new HeartSweep feature within the Artis one system and how to use this new feature to capture coronary arteries.


Artis Zee VC14H Upgrade
Course Description:
This e-learning will provide an overview of the VC14H upgrade and keep you up to date about the new features including Previous Roadmap Mask and the TSC configurator. You will also learn critical hints and tips to reduce exposure using the new CARE features.


Artis Basic VC12
Course Description:
The Training provides a general overview of the Artis family including system types, operation, standard features and options that are available on the systems.


AXA Oncology Procedures in the Interventional Radiology Suite
Course Description:
Participants attending this seminar will be provided an overview of interventional oncology. Interventional oncology is an emerging field practiced in the interventional radiology suite combining the knowledge of the oncologist and the technical skill of the interventional radiologist. This up-and-coming discipline allows the use of minimally invasive, image-guided techniques to treat localized tumors. This program will review basic anatomy and physiology for renal cell and hepatocellular carcinoma. Diagnosis and treatment options will be discussed. In addition participants will learn about Siemens innovative technologies which relate to this rising clinical area. The future of interventional oncology begins today.

 

AXIOM Sensis Hemodynamic and Electrophysiology Recording System
Course Description:
This web-based training is designed to provide technologists and physicians with relevant information to enhance and improve their clinical knowledge of the AXIOM Sensis Hemodynamic and Electrophysiology Recording System. This module will focus on the features and functions of the system required to successfully optimize use of the system.

 

Basic 3D Concepts

 

Course Description:
This e.learning will discuss the definition of 3D and help the technologist understand what parameters are required for an optimal data set, learn the strengths and weaknesses of various rendering modes, and also learn basic post processing tools.

 

Basic Electrophysiology
Course Description:
This session will help identify the procedures for the evaluation of arrhythmias and review the anatomy and physiology in the conductive system. Also discussed will be the definition of widely used electrophysiology terms, and lastly a discussion of possible therapies. 

 

Cardiac Cath Lab Basics
Course Description:
This e.learning will provide the technologist information to gain better knowledge and understanding of the cath lab basics including patient positioning, hemodynamic monitoring and anatomy and physiology.

 

Cardiac DynaCT Anatomy
Course Description:
The latest technology for the cath lab is bringing Angiographic CT-like imaging directly to the Angio Table. This presentation will give the Cardiac Catheterization staff members an introductory overview of the Cross-sectional Cardiac Anatomy. Anatomy.

 

Digital Subtraction Angiography: The Essentials of Image Quality
Course Description:
This e.learning course will provide the participant with a better understanding of the factors that influence image quality in digital subtraction angiography.

 

Dose Management
Course Description:
This e.learning course will provide information about dose reduction in the cath lab on behalf of the Siemens AXIOM Artis system.

 

Dose: Why Do We CARE
Course Description:
The C.A.R.E. program combines a variety of cutting-edge radiation protection functions designed to reduce radiation dosage to the patient and the operator. This session will provide general information about exposure, radiation safety, effects of radiation, and methods to reduce exposure. In this session you will also learn about each of the C.A.R.E features and how to use them effectively to reduce radiation dose with excellent diagnostic and interventional outcomes.  

 

Getting a Handle on Cardiac Pressures in the Lab
Course Description:
This session will discuss cardiac pressures and their significance as well as the various inter-cardiac pressures and how they relate to cardiac diagnoses. Also discussed will be the calculations involved and the importance of hemodynamic pressures and how they relate to various cardiac diseases.

Hybrid OR Equipment Safety and Use for Nurses and Anesthesiologists
Course Description:
This web-based training is focused on Hybrid OR equipment safety and use, for nurses and anesthesiologists. The course was designed as a brief introduction for new users of the Hybrid OR system and should be followed by on-site applications training. 

 

Improving Clinical Workflows – Cardiac, Neuro and Vascular – with syngo DynaCT
Course Description:
syngo DynaCT is the latest innovation by Siemens Healthcare for C-arm angiography systems - enabling the acquisition of cross-sectional images with the Artis zee systems. This presentation will review how syngo DynaCT enhances decision-making at the point of diagnosis with additional CT-like information. Learn how this innovative tool virtually avoids patient transfers to a CT/MRI and has the ability to provide cross-sectional views in soft-tissue imaging. Clinical applications in Pediatric and Adult Cardiology, Interventional Radiology as well as Neuro interventional Radiology will be discussed. 


Intro to CT
Course Description:
This e.learning is designed for any technologist who needs to learn the history, basic principles of CT, basic physics, and a brief overview of image reconstruction parameters for image optimization.

 

Measured Evaluation of Stenosis Using Quantification and IZ3D Technology
Course Description:
This presentation will provide an overview of Quantitative analysis methods for evaluating stenosis in the Interventional Radiology, Cardiac Catheterization and Hybrid OR Laboratories. Tips to optimize the workflow for the following analysis methods will be identified: 3D vessel modeling (IZ3D), Left Ventricular Analysis (LVA), Quantitative Vessel Analysis (QVA) and Quantitative Coronary Analysis (QCA). Radiologic Technologists and clinicians will learn techniques that include calibration, auto contour detection and editing. Generating reports utilizing the multiple analysis methods will be discussed.

 

Mechanisms of Tachycardia
Course Description:
This session will help you become familiar with the different mechanisms of tachycardia and identify significant characteristics associated with these mechanisms, as well as recognize patterns in EGMs associated with these mechanisms.


Medical Fundamentals of Angiography
Course Description:
This e.learning course will provide information so that the technologist will have a better understanding of the anatomy and physiology of the circulatory system. The review material will also include the different types of angiography, as well as the workflow and acquisition types for each.

 

Optimizing IQ with the Exam Set Editor

Course Description:
This e.learning course introduces the user to the finer details of organ programming. Also discussed, will be the effect of different parameters on image quality; how to contour programs to fit the needs of particular exams; and the effect of SID, frame rates, zoom sizes, and more.

 

Radiation Safety
Course Description:
This course is designed to familiarize the reader with a basic understanding of radiation safety. It will look at some basic principles of radiation safety outlining what is normal exposure, how to protect oneself from overexposure, health issues associa

 

Radiation Safety and Equipment Essentials
Course Description:
This course provides a review of the do’s and don’ts when working in areas where radiation exposure occurs. It covers the basics of radiation safety emphasizing the importance of taking all necessary precaution in limiting ones exposure. In addition, th

 

Siemens C.A.R.E. Features for Adult and Pediatric Radiation Safety Program
Course Description

This web-based training on Adult and Pediatric Radiation Safety will review the features of Combined Applications to Reduce Exposure (CARE) that helps to reduce radiation dose with excellent diagnostic and interventional outcomes. Air Gap technic and organ program setting will also be discussed.
 

Staying Ahead of the Game with Clinical Education
Course Description:
Innovative and advancing technologies are crucial to mastering the challenges of the future. With the increase in demand for healthcare, there is a tremendous need for new technologies to drive a more preventive approach to disease management, earlier dia

 

syngo® Dynamics – Flexible Reports: How to Create, Use, and Distribute Digital Reports
Course Description:
This session will help you understand the importance of collecting clinical data information to produce a final digital report for physicians. Participants will be able to view, create, and alter report templates using Report Designer. In addition, we will discuss the ins and outs of Report Designer and SysAdmin, the importance of digital reports, and how to optimize syngo Dynamics.

 

Understanding Contrast Media and How It Affects Your Patient
Course Description:
Participants will understand the differences in the types of contrast used in the radiology department. Factors that affect the patient will be reviewed. Contraindications and methods to treat contrast media reactions will also be discussed.

 
What's New for Artis Q and Artis Q.zen
Course Description

This web-based training will review the new features of the Artis Q and Artis Q.zen systems. In this training, learners will be guided through the new features of the VD10 and VC10 software.
 

Women's Trends in Colorectal Cancer - A Female Perspective

Course Description:
This e.learning course will offer a basic disease overview including statistical information about colorectal cancer. Various treatment options, care issues, and research initiatives will also be discussed.

 

Xray Fundamentals
Course Description:
X-ray fundamentals outline details on how x-rays are made including some historical concepts and discoveries made in this area of study. The course will provide a more comprehensive review of the different components of the x-ray beam and the x-ray tube.
 



Virtual Instructor-led Training

syngo® InSpace
Class Description:
This virtual instructor-led e.class, will help the user gain an overall basic knowledge of syngo InSpace and syngo® DynaCT. The class will include an introduction to the concept of 3D and the prerequisites for image acquisition and optimal image quality. Basic 3D image manipulation, VOI punching, bookmarking, and documentation to film/PACS will be reviewed.

 

syngo® Workplace Basic
Class Description:
This virtual instructor-led e.class, will introduce the participants to the syngo® user interface. An introduction to the syngo browser and the role of different specialized task cards relative to the different modalities supported will also be discussed. Multi-modality image review in the Viewing task card, basic post-processing of angiographic images in the Angio task card, as well as Angio long leg display in the composing task card will be reviewed. This course will also include a review of image retrieval and archival to film/CD/PACS.

 

syngo® DynaCT
Class Description:
This virtual instructor-led e.class will review the technique to reconstruct CT like images from projection images acquired in a DR-Dynavision or Dynavision rotational angiography run. Post-processing of the dataset including modifying slice thickness, creating ranges, and sending images to PACS will be reviewed.