Course Outline

Servicing the Philips Allura XPER FD Family Digital Cath Labs: FD10/FD20

Overview

The Philips Allura FD Digital Cath Lab Family course is a skills development course designed to provide the experienced service professional with the skills necessary to fully service and calibrate this single/dual detector cath lab system. The FD20 and FD10 utilize the Velara Generator which is common in other Philips X-ray rooms. Calibrations are accessed through the Field Service Framework platform. 

Note: The class does not cover the 8.2 UNIQ release which is a completely redesigned platform with new detector, generator, etc…

Prerequisites

To attend this course, the service professional must have completed RSTI’s Phases I-III or equivalent experience is required. 

Student must bring service PC (with admin privileges) to the class. 

Objectives

  • Identify all major components of the FD system and understand their function 
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the installation procedures associated with the Philips Allura FD family 
  • Perform the necessary digital performance monitoring and quality assurance procedures   
  • Perform all system calibrations and adjustments to maintain the highest quality images  
  • Replace and calibrate certified components 
  • Perform a complete and thorough preventive maintenance inspection on the unit 

Tuition: $12995

Course Length: 2 Weeks

CEU's Awarded: 8 CEU’s

Dates:

  • Aug 8-19, 2022
  • December 5-16, 2022
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Course Outline

Day 1
  • Introduction to Philips CV 
  • AIAT registration 
  • Philips CV timeline for system releases and upgrades 
    • Compare & Contrast systems 
  • Major system components 
    • M cabinet 
    • R cabinet 
    • Generator 
    • Detector 
      • FD10 
      • FD20 
    • Table 
      • AD5 
      • AD5T 
      • AD7 
    • Tube 
      • MRC 0407 
      • MRC 0508 
    • TSO’s 
    • MPDU 
    • Chillers 
      • Tube chiller 
      • Detector chiller 
    • XPER modules 
  • Field Service Framework overview
Day 2
  • Service manual navigation 
  • Acronyms 
  • Required tools & test equipment 
  • System specifications 
  • Lab Activities 
    • Monitor configuration 
      • Control Room 
      • Operator Room 
    • User Interface 
    • Image acquisition  
    • Operator controls  
    • XPER module usage 
    • Software   
Day 3
  • Power distribution 
  • System Architecture 
    • Component ID 
      • M cabinet 
      • R cabinet 
      • Generator 
      • Table 
    • Geometry subsystem 
      • Can Bus 
      • SAN 
      • Geometry components 
      • Logging 
      • Overview of calibrations 
  • Lab Activities
    • Terminal Emulator 
    • Geometry signal path 
    • Geometry boot process 
    • Movement control 
Day 4
  • Velara Generator 
      • Chiller 
      • Configuration 
      • Tube startup 
      • Grid switch  
      • Grid switch supervisor 
      • KV and MA generation 
      • Rotor circuit 
      • Component replacement tables 
  • Lab Activities
    • Grid switch supervisor software 
    • Collimator functions 
      • Bootup 
      • Blade axis 
      • Wedge filters 
      • Alignment 
Day 5
  • System Interconnect diagrams 
  • Network configuration  
    • Ethernet config  
    • PACS 
    • Interventional tools 
    • HIS/RIS 
  • Lab Activities  
    • Table functions 
    • FSF navigation 
    • Software configuration 
    • Network Configuration 
    • Generator backup 
    • System Ghosting 
    • Board Software download 
Day 6
  • Lab Activities
    • Geometry calibrations 
      • Potentiometer adjustments
      • Positioning calibrations 
      • Motor Current adjustments 
      • Mechanical Limit Adjustments 
Day 7
  • Lab Activities  
    • Tube Change 
      • Physical Change 
      • De-aeration 
      • Tube calibrations 
    • Grid Switch calibration 
    • Detector Change 
      • Physical Change 
      • Detector calibrations 
Day 8
  • Preventive maintenance 
    • Geometry 
    • Grounding checks 
    • Cabinet 
    • Conditioners 
      • Tube chiller 
      • Detector chiller 
  • System service procedures  
  • Lab Activities  
    • PM overview 
    • Image Quality testing  
Day 9
  • System schematics  
    • Geometry 
    • System Interface 
    • Generator  
  • Troubleshooting  
    • Error viewing 
    • System Diagnostics overview 
    • Troubleshooting flowcharts
  • Lab Activities
    • Performing diagnostics 
    • Bugs 
Day 10
  • Course review 
  • Course evaluation
  • Final exam 
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