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Introduction

The Siemens Axiom Artis R&F training course is a skills development course designed to provide the experienced service professional with the skills necessary to fully service and calibrate the image intensifier based, and flat panel detector based Axoim Artis R&F room.



Prerequisites

To attend this course, the service profes�sional must have completed RSTI's Phases I-III or equivalent experience is required.



Objectives

  • Describe the function of the basic components of the Siemens Axoim Artis II and flat panel radiographic fluoroscopicunit
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the installation procedures associated with the Siemens Axoim Artis
  • Perform the necessary digital performance monitoring and quality assurance procedures utilizing the Siemens Axoim Artis
  • Perform all system calibrations and adjustments to maintain the highest quality images
  • Evaluate circuit functions to obtain practical troubleshooting skills that will quickly guide the engineer to a diagnosis and repair
  • Perform a complete and thorough preventive maintenance inspection on the unit


Training Equipment

Unit 1 - Siemens Axiom Artis FA
  • Floor mounted C-arm
  • Polydoros IS Open Generator
  • OR Table with stepping
  • 16 inch Image Intensifier
  • CCD Camera
  • Real Time Controller (RTC) for Image Intensifier system
  • Bild-System-R�ntgen (BSR) Image System
  • Megalix CAT Tri Focus Tube
  • Rotating Collimator
Unit 2 - Siemens Axiom Artis dTA
  • Ceiling mounted C-arm with stepping
  • Polydoros A100 Generator/li>
  • OR Table
  • 30cm x 40cm Digital Flat Panel Detector
  • Real Time Controller RTC for the Digital Flat Panel system
  • BSR Image System
  • Bild-System-R�ntgen (BSR) Image System
  • Megalix CAT Tri Focus Tube
  • Rotating Collimator


Course Outline

Day 1
  • Digital imaging process overview
  • Basic terminology
  • Axiom Artis components & system overview
    • Stand
    • System controller
    • User interfaces
    • Imaging system
    • Generator
  • Axiom Artis system operation and Syngo software platform
  • System specifications

Lab Activities
  • Basic system operation
  • Syngo system software
  • Image acquisition
  • Image viewer
  • Screen considerations

Day 2
  • System documentation overview
  • Installation
  • Operations
  • Service
  • Schematics
Day 3
  • System service
  • Required tools and software

Lab Activities
  • Remove and replace covers and system panels
  • Syngo system software
  • Stand
  • Imaging system
  • Generator

Day 4
  • System calibration
  • Functional checks
  • System backups
  • System restore
  • BSR System

Lab Activities
  • Calibration & Functional checks
  • BSR Power-up diagnostics
  • BSR Voltage verification
  • BSR Factory diagnostics

Day 5
  • IQAP
  • Artis Preventive maintenance
  • Error codes
  • System diagnostics

Lab Activities
  • PM
  • Diagnostics

Day 6
  • Image Chain
    • Image Detection
    • II
    • RTC
    • Detector

Lab Activities
  • RTC startup
  • DRTC Boot Trace

Day 7
  • System service procedures
    • User Interfaces
    • Stand
    • Patient table
  • Options
  • Networking
    • Output devices
      • Laser printer
      • PACS
      • RWS
      • CAD
      • Media
    • Input devices
      • Modality worklist

    Lab Activities
    • Stand calibration
    • ULI Lab
    • Configure and test output devices
    • ULI Lab

    Day 8
    • Generator overview
    • Generator calibration

    Lab Activities
    • Generator calibration
    • AEC calibration

    Day 9
    • System schematics
      • Console
      • Stand
      • Generator
    • Troubleshooting
    • System diagnostics

    Lab Activities
    • Review system diagrams and communication
    • Troubleshooting
      • Event lab
      • Stand lab
      • UI calibration
    • System diagnostics
      • Access Error logs
      • Test Points
      • LED's
      • Networking
      • Power Distribution/Supplies

    Day 10
    • Course review
    • Course evaluation
    • Course evaluation
    • Final exam

    Student Requirements

    Students are responsible for bringing the following:

    • Highlighting Pens, Pencils, and Markers
    • Radiation Badge � Current
    • Metal Anti-Static wrist and foot band
    • Null modem cable
      • DB-9/Female on both ends
    • Laptop computer with:
      • Microsoft Windows XP operating system
      • Anti-Virus software installed with current updates
      • Adobe PDF reader
      • Microsoft Word
      • Zip/unzip software (such as WinRar or Winzip)
      • DVD drive
      • Com port or USB COM port adaptor
      • USB port

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