X-ray Onsite Training

TiP Onsite Applications are targeted solutions for hands-on training in your own clinical setting. Benefit from the wealth of experience our Applications Specialists bring as they share “best practices” from a variety of healthcare facilities to meet your specific needs. How well will your X-ray system live up to your expectations? 

How well will your X-ray system live up to your expectations?

That will largely depend on how well your imaging professionals understand even its most advanced capabilities and how to use them with skill and finesse. Investments you make toward this goal can be recognized many fold over time.

Payroll is typically the single greatest cost for any healthcare institution. The better you can equip your people to deal quickly and intelligently with whatever may arise, the more long-term value you and your patients will receive. 

Xray Quick Step Library

This Quick Step library was designed to provide you with quick and easy access to concise step-by-step instructions on a wide variety of applications for both the X-ray system and the AW Workstation.

(All files are in print ready PDF format)

» Auto Image Paste Quick Guide
Definium 8000 / Optima* XR640 /Discovery* XR650/Discovery XR656 and Discovery XR656 Plus

» Auto Image Paste Quick Guide
Optima XR646

» Exposure Guide

» How to Resume an "In Progress" Exam
Precision 500D/WDR1, Proteus/WDR1, Optima* XR220amx, Optima XR640, XR646, Definium* 8000, Discovery* XR650, XR656 and XR656Plus

» Patient Orientation (PO) Frame
Discovery* XR656/Wireless DR Imaging Option (WDR1) / Optima 220

» VolumeRad Quick Steps

» Copy Exam
Brivo™ XR385 and Definium™ 5000

» Copy Exam
Discovery™ XR650, Discovery XR656, Discovery XR656Plus, Optima™ XR640, and Definium™ 8000

» Copy Exam
Optima™ XR646 and Optima XR220amx

» Fluoro Loop Acquisition and Store and Last Image Hold Precision™ 500D

» Multiple Exams on the Precision™500D with FlashPad™

» Manually Transfer Images
Definium™ 5000 and Brivo™ XR385

» Manually Transfer Images
Discovery™ XR650, Optima™XR640 and Definium™ 8000

» Manually Transfer Images
Discovery™ XR656 and Discovery XR656 Plus

» Manually Transfer Images
Optima™ XR646 and Optima XR220amx

» Manually Transfer Images
Digital Upgrade Wireless Digital Upgrade Option for Proteus XRa™ and Precision™ 500D

Preparing Your Staff for Onsite Training

Preparing Your Staff for Onsite Applications

Our experience clearly shows that the maximum transfer of knowledge occurs when no more than 4 of our participants work with the Applications Specialist throughout the entire training program.

We advise that the personnel selected should fulfill the following criteria:

  • Relevant previous experience
  • Good knowledge of medical technology and terminology
  • Willingness to learn through meeting new challenges
  • Ability to communicate skills to others
  • Understanding of department routines

From an operational standpoint your department will benefit most by selecting those who will be primary operators of the system rather than those in a supervisory/management role.

Comprehensive preparation for the training program is essential to its success. Before training, selected personnel should:

  • Study the Operator's Manual delivered with your system
  • Ensure familiarity with relevant areas of technology and terminology through reading current literature
  • Have their normal duties delegated for the training period

Preparing Your Department for Onsite Training

Preparing Your Department for Onsite Applications

Recommended department conditions:

  • Room construction should be complete and all necessary permits granted
  • System installation, calibration and performance testing is complete
  • Open house visits and other staff training are not scheduled
  • Instruction on ancillary equipment is completed before system training
  • Department routine is organized to minimize interruptions
  • Physicians and other personnel who may need to be present at times during the training are notified
  • Imaging accessories, archive media and other supplies are available
  • Patient exams are scheduled according to the training agenda

Note: If for any reason your department is not completely ready, please do not hesitate to reschedule training. Incomplete preparation may compromise the quality of the program.

CE Considerations for Onsite Training

Continuing Education credit may be earned by Technologists who complete the training curriculums as presented by the Applications Specialist. The Applications training is designed to enhance learning, prepare the Technologists to provide the best patient care possible and to achieve particular learning outcomes or objectives. Planning for this training requires the use of certain content and instructional strategies.