selenia_2-weeks-course-outline

Day 1
  • Course introduction
  • M-IV vs. Selenia comparison
  • Selenia system
    • Components
    • Selenia terms/acronyms
    • System documentation
    • Manual set overview
  • System logins
  • Mammographic regulatory overview
  • Digital mammography technology
    overview
  • Direct vs. indirect digital capture
  • Digital image quality factors:
    • DQE
    • Noise/SNR
    • Contrast
    • MTF
    • Spatial resolution
  • Selenia quality control
  • Functional checks
  • Lab Activities
    • Major system component identification
    • System turn-on
    • System logins
    • System power-down
    • Technologist QC checks
    • Image quality
      • Resolution
      • Contrast
    • Signal to noise
    • MTF
    • Flat field/Phantom IQ
Day 2
  • Selenia system basic operation
  • Physicist evaluation testing
  • Physicist evaluation corrective action
  • Lab Activities
    • X-Ray to light congruence
    • kVP accuracy
    • HVL
    • AEC accuracy
    • Tube output
    • Phantom image quality
    • Signal to noise ratio (SNR)
    • Detector ghosting
Day 3
  • System power
    • AWS
    • Gantry
    • Brick
    • Detector
    • Turn-on circuits
  • System communications
    • AWS
    • Sun blade computer
    • Fiber optic interface
    • Brick
    • Gantry
    • Detector
    • X-Ray controls
  • Selenia operations
  • AWS acquisition software
  • Operators console
  • User interface/application
    • Image acquisition
    • Image viewer
    • Screen considerations
  • Lab Activities
    • Remove and replace covers and system panels
    • Component identification
      • AWS
      • Gantry
      • Brick
      • Detector
    • Component location
      • Schematic location
      • Physical location
      • Connector locations
      • Fuse location/identification
    • Patient scheduling
    • Patient database
    • Adding views
    • Changing output devices
    • Acquiring images
Day 4
  • Specifications
    • System specs
    • Detector specs
  • Calibration overview
    • TEC
    • AEC
  • Selenia networking
    • Network troubleshooting
    • FTP
    • Networking configuration
  • Remote access to Selenia
  • UNIX Command
    • Basics
    • Advanced
  • Selenia Sun Solaris OS
  • Selenia file system
    • Selenia scripts
    • Selenia configuration files
    • Permissions
    • File editing
  • Lab Activities
    • TEC exposure examples and HTC grid
    • AEC exposure examples and HTC grid
    • Configure Selenia networking components
    • Configure service laptop to communicate with Selenia remotely
    • Troubleshoot Selenia remotely
    • View Selenia system logs remotely
    • UNIX Commands
      • Basic
      • Advanced
    • Navigate Solaris file system
      • Locate user config files
      • Locate detector config files
      • Locate calibration and backup scripts
      • Change file permissions
    • Editor
    • Navigate CDE
Day 5
  • System administration
  • Required tools and test equipment
  • Required software
  • Site planning/pre-installation
  • AWS configuration
  • Network configuration
  • Output devices
    • CDRW
    • Review station
    • PACS
    • Laser printer
    • CAD
  • Device/output configuration
  • Input devices
    • Barcode scanner
    • Modality worklist
  • Lab Activities
    • Image directory
    • DICOM viewer
    • Transfer calibration images to service laptop
    • Pre-installation configuration
    • Configure AWS
    • Configure network settings
    • Configure and test output devices
    • Configure and test input devices
Day 6
  • System integrity
  • Backups
    • AWS
    • User preferences
    • Gantry/tubehead calibration data
    • Brick/AEC calibration data
  • Restore system components from backup
  • Sun Solaris operating system installation procedure
  • AWS application installation procedure
  • Lab Activities
    • Backup AWS
    • Backup user preferences
    • Backup gantry/tubehead calibration data
    • Backup brick/AEC calibration data
    • Complete restore from backup
    • Clean Solaris OS install
    • Application install
    • System restore from previous backup
Day 7
  • System service
  • System calibration
    • kV regulation
    • Filament control
    • Rotor control
    • Motor controls
    • VTA
    • Collimator
    • Tubehead
  • AEC calibration
  • Selenia imaging chain
  • Image and detector maintenance
  • Detector calibration
  • Lab Activities
    • kV calibration
    • mA calibration
    • Tubehead Adjustments
    • AEC calibration
    • Detector flat field calibration
    • Pixel mapping
    • Pixel mapping individual bad pixels
    • Pixel mapping detector lines
    • Recalibrate newly mapped detector
Day 8
  • Preventive maintenance
  • Optional components:
    • Review workstation
      • Softcopy workstation diagnostic review
      • SecureView DX diagnostic review
      • System overview
      • Browser software
      • Image viewer
      • Hanging protocols
    • CAD
    • Modality worklist (MWL)
    • PACS
  • Review system diagrams and communication
  • Review workstation utilities and service tools
  • System schematics
    • AWS
    • Gantry
    • Imaging chain
  • Lab Activities
    • Selenia PM worksheet
    • Review workstation operation
    • Configuring hanging protocols
    • Review workstation utilities and service tools
    • Configure and test CAD
Day 9
  • Troubleshooting
  • Error codes
  • System diagnostics
  • Lab Activities
    • Troubleshooting using defective/bug boards
    • Using Service Tools & Diagnostics

 

Day 10
  • Course review
  • Course evaluation
  • Final exam

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