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

76805: The routine 2nd / 3rd trimester ultrasound examination
Course Description:

Have you ever felt confused as to what to include in your OB scan? Who decides what is necessary? This lecture will describe the 7 essential elements necessary to document when billing the CPT code 76805 (an OB ultrasound exam >=14weeks 0 days).


Automated Breast Volume Scanning
Course Description:

This course gives an overview in to new perspectives in breast ultrasound. It is an introduction into the "Automated breast volume ultrasound".


Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy and Strain Rate Quantification
Course Description:

This presentation briefly describes: cardiac dyssynchrony and it's prevalence in heart failure, an overview of the efficacy of bi-ventricular pacing in the treatment of cardiac dyssynchrony, the role of echocardiography in determination of dyssynchrony, Doppler and non-Doppler methods used to evaluate resynchronization, strain and strain rate analysis of viable myocardium, additional uses of Velocity Vector Imaging.


Cardiomyopathy
Course Description:

The course participant will gain a better understanding of Dilated, Restrictive, and Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathies.

  

Carotid Doppler Imaging e.Learning
Course Description:

The goal is to increase attendee knowledge in the area of Carotid imaging and Doppler. This presentation provides an overview of ultrasound of the Carotid arteries and cerebrovascular system. Anatomy included: CCA, ICA, ECA, and vertebral arteries. Landmarks, scan planes, Dopper findings, and diagnositic criteria will be discussed.

  

Deep Vein Thrombosis Imaging

Course Description:

Deep vein thrombosis imaging webcast will familiarize the attendee with the normal and abnormal findings of DVT’s, indications for scanning, and sonographic techniques used to visualize the anatomy, and imaging planes.


Elastography and Breast Imaging
Course Description:

This is a breast Ultrasound and Elasticity imaging course describing the utilization of these tools in diagnosing breast diseases


Essentials of Mitral Valve Regurgitation and Aortic Insufficiency
Course Description:

The participant will have an understanding of Mitral and Aortic Valve regurgitation. They will comprehend the etiology, the echocardiographic appearance, and treatment of this valvular disease.

  

Fundamentals of Breast Elasticity
Course Description:

The fundamentals and physics of elasticity will be discussed. The scanning methods as well as image interpretation will be reviewed.


Heart Sounds
Course Description:

Heart sounds will enable the attendee to be able to auscultate. After completing the course they will understand the sounds of the heart and what they mean.


How to Assess Valvular Stenosis
Course Description:
Mitral stenosis (MS) is a disabling and eventually lethal disease unless treated with valvotomy or valve replacement. Aortic stenosis is the most important cardiac valve disease in developed countries, affecting 3 percent of persons older than 65 years. This 2-part course will review the etiology, quantification of valve area and treatment of the diseases along with the echocardiographic findings.


Musculoskeletal Ultrasound
Course Description:

This presentation provides an overview of high frequency ultrasound imaging of the shoulder, the elbow, the wrist and hand, the knee, the foot and ankle.


Musculoskeletal Ultrasound-Lower Limb
Course Description:

This course is an introduction to the general principles of Musculoskeletal Ultrasound (MSKUS) as it pertains to the lower limb, specifically the groin, hip, knee, ankle and foot. It describes technical considerations of ultrasonic technique, including the applications of Power Doppler imaging (PDI), chroma, dynamic scanning, provocative maneuvers and extended field of view (EFOV) imaging.


Musculoskeletal Ultrasound - Upper Limb
Course Description:

This course is an introduction to the general principles of Musculoskeletal Ultrasound (MSKUS) as it pertains to the upper limb, specifically the shoulder, elbow, wrist and hand. It describes technical considerations of ultrasonic technique, including the applications of Power.


Renal Artery Duplex Imaging
Course Description:

This 1 hour webcast on Renal Artery Duplex Imaging provides an overview of Doppler of the renal arteries, anatomical landmarks, diagnostic criteria, scanning protocols, and common pathologies will be discussed.

 

SC2000 System Overview and SC2000 Image Management
Class Description:
This web-based training is designed to provide the US technologist and physician with relevant information to enhance and improve their clinical knowledge of the ACUSON SC2000 ultrasound system. This module will focus on identifying parts and location of controls on the SC2000 system and also features and functions of the system required to successfully apply the steps required to review, import, export and delete patient studies.


SC2000 Pulsed Wave Doppler, SC2000 Color Doppler, and SC2000 M-Mode
Class Description:

This web-based training is designed to provide the US technologist and physician with relevant information to enhance and improve their clinical knowledge of the ACUSON SC2000 ultrasound system. This module will focus on the features and functions of the system required to successfully optimize Pulsed wave Doppler, explain color Doppler principles and optimize the color Doppler, and focus on optimizing the M-mode.

 

SC2000 eSieScan Protocols and SC2000 Calculations
Class Description:
This web-based training is designed to provide the US technologist and physician with relevant information to enhance and improve their clinical knowledge of the ACUSON SC2000 ultrasound system. This module will focus on the features and functions of the system required to successfully create and demonstrate eSieScan protocols and utilize calculations on the SC2000 system.


SC2000 2D Optimization
Class Description:
This web-based training is designed to provide the US technologist and physician with relevant information to enhance and improve their clinical knowledge of the ACUSON SC2000 ultrasound system. This module will focus on the features and functions of the system required to successfully optimize the 2D imaging on the ACUSON SC2000 system.


SC2000 Stress Echo
Class Description:
This web-based training is designed to provide the US technologist and physician with relevant information to enhance and improve their clinical knowledge of the ACUSON SC2000 ultrasound system. This module will focus on the features and functions of the system required to configure a Stress Protocol, demonstrate how to perform a Stress Echo, and dxplain how the Stress Echo technology works.

 

S Family Classic System Overview and Image Management
Course Description
This course reviews the parts and locations of control of the ACUSON S Family system. It provides a general system overview to allow the learner to be familiar with the workings of their ultrasound system. IT will also review the basic functions of the hard drive on the system and how to manage stored exams.


S Family Classic PW Doppler Color Doppler MMode
Course Description
This web-based training will provide the learners with the technical aspects, practical tips and trouble-shooting necessary to optimize the Color and Pulsed Wave Doppler on their S Family ultrasound system.

 

S Family Classic Measurements and Calculations
Course Description:
This web-based training will provide learners with the technical aspects, practical tips and trouble-shooting necessary to utilize the calculations reporting features on their ACUSON S Family ultrasound system.


The Echocardiographic Evaluation of Diastolic Function e.Learning
Course Description:

The assessment of diastolic function is an important part of the routine echocardiographic examination. This presentation will discuss common and new technologies used to evaluate systolic and diastolic function. The physiologic components of the heart cycle will be covered in order to provide a more thorough understanding of diastolic function. Pathologic progression and treatment will be discussed.


The Fetal Heart: What the OB Sonographer Needs to Know- Webcast
Course Description:

The 4-chamber view of the heart entails more than just counting to 4. This lecture will give details on how to look for additional clues to congenital heart anomalies by looking deeper into the 4-chamber view.

 

Thyroid Ultrasound
Course Description:

Upon completion of this article the reader should be able to: identify the main sonographic images required for the thyroid exam; describe the possible locations of ectopic thyroid tissue; understand relevant laboratory results and nuclear medicine finding


Transcranial Imaging
Course Description:

This presentation provides an overview Transcranial Imaging. After completing this course, the participant will be able to: Identify the basic anatomy of intra- and extracranial arterial networks. Identify the structural landmarks necessary for transcranial imaging and discuss the benefits of transcranial Doppler and imaging techniques.


Ultrasound Elasticity Imaging of the Breast
Course Description:

Elasticity technique which has high specificity could significantly decrease the need for biopsy or additional imaging for benign lesions, including the associated patient anxiety.


Ultrasound of the Appendix
Course Description:

The purpose is to increase the understanding and comfort level in performing sonography of the appendix.

 

Understanding breast disease

Course Description:

Understanding breast disease will enable the learner to understand breast disease and where ultrasound comes into play.

 

Virtual Touch™ Imaging
Course Description:

This web-based training provides Ultrasound sonographers and physicians with relevant information to enhance and improve their clinical knowledge of Virtual Touch™ Imaging (VTi) on the ACUSON S2000 (tm) and ACUSON S3000(tm) ultrasound systems. This module explains the technology and describes what is required to successfully utilize and optimize Virtual Touch imaging.

Virtual Touch™ IQ
Course Description

This web-based training provides ultrasound technologists and physicians with relevant information to enhance and improve their clinical knowledge of Virtual Touch™ IQ also referred to as VTIQ on the ACUSON S2000™ HELX ultrasound and ACUSON S3000™ HELX ultrasound systems. This module explains the technology and the clinical background and identifies what is required to successfully utilize and optimize VTIQ on the ACUSON S2000 HELX and the ACUSON S3000 HELX ultrasound systems.


Virtual Touch™ Quantification
Course Description

This web-based training provides ultrasound technologists and physicians with relevant information to enhance and improve their clinical knowledge of Virtual Touch™ Quantification, also referred to as VTq on the ACUSON S2000™ HELX Evolution and the ACUSON S3000™ HELX Evolution ultrasound systems. This module explains the technology and the clinical background and identifies what is required to successfully utilize and optimize VTq on the ACUSON S2000 HELX and the ACUSON S3000 HELX ultrasound systems.

3D Ultrasound of the Uterus
Course Description:
This web-based training will include a discussion of 3D sonography, IUDs, and muellerian duct anomalies and their appearance on ultrasound images. The module reviews statistics, ultrasound images and some MRI images.

 



Virtual Instructor-led Training

ACUSON SC2000 Ultrasound Systems - 2D Optimization
Class Description:
This 1-hour virtual instructor-led course will provide the learners with the technical aspects, practical tips and trouble-shooting necessary to optimize the 2D image on their SC2000 ultrasound system.

 

ACUSON SC2000 Ultrasound Systems – Doppler Optimization
Class Description:
This 1-hour virtual instructor-led course will provide the learners with the technical aspects, practical tips and trouble-shooting necessary to optimize the Color and Pulsed Wave Doppler on their SC2000 ultrasound system.

 

ACUSON SC2000 Ultrasound Systems – Measurements and Calculations
Class Description:
This 1-hour virtual instructor-led course will provide the learners with the technical aspects, practical tips and trouble-shooting necessary to utilize the calculations reporting features on their SC2000 ultrasound system.


ACUSON S Family Ultrasound Systems – 2D Optimization
Class Description:
This 1-hour virtual instructor-led course will provide the learners with the technical aspects, practical tips and trouble-shooting necessary to optimize the 2D image on their S Family ultrasound system.

 

ACUSON S Family Ultrasound Systems – Doppler Optimization
Class Description:
This 1-hour virtual instructor-led course will provide the learners with the technical aspects, practical tips and trouble-shooting necessary to optimize the Color and Pulsed Wave Doppler on their S Family ultrasound system.


ACUSON S Family Ultrasound Systems – Measurements and Calculations
Class Description:
This 1-hour virtual instructor-led course will provide the learners with the technical aspects, practical tips and trouble-shooting necessary to utilize the calculations reporting features on their S Family ultrasound system.