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HEC102 High-Energy Clinac Technical Maintenance 2
AMERICAS > US > Las Vegas
20 Aug 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
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22 Oct 2018 - 2 Nov 2018
13 May 2019 - 24 May 2019
5 Aug 2019 - 16 Aug 2019
Course Description +
This course covers theory of operation, detailed system theory of pulse modulators, microwave power systems, computer control systems, analog and digital dosimetry systems, vacuum pumps and monitoring systems, electropneumatic control assemblies, and system concept trouble shooting & servicing.
Language: English
Introduction to AURA (ARIA Unified Reports Application)
AMERICAS > >
21 Jun 2018
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26 Jul 2018
23 Aug 2018
20 Sep 2018
25 Oct 2018
15 Nov 2018
13 Dec 2018
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This remote session, “Introduction to AURA Reports” will be approximately 1 hour in length. The AURA solution uses MS SQL Server for report generation and replaces the Report Manager application/workspace within ARIA. AURA becomes available to customers with ARIA version 13.0 and higher. Staff who need to run reports and/or are required to make minor edits to existing reports will benefit from attending this workshop. Upon the completion of this workshop, trainees will gain the knowledge on how to access and launch AURA reports within ARIA, how to assign user rights to staff, how to perform minor edits and how to save, create favorites and publish modified reports. If multiple staff are attending from one location, only one individual needs to register. Meeting Requirements: Phone connection/teleconference line (for multiple attendees) and an internet connection. • Basic Content – Approximately 45-50 minutes • Reporting as a solution in ARIA - 3 minutes • Accessing Reports (Integration with Aria Applications) – 2 minutes • Rights & OSP – 3 minutes • Launching AURA & GUI – 3 minutes • Search, Favorite and other functions - 3 minutes • How to run report, and parameters – 5 minutes • Functions such as sort, filter, print, export – 5 minutes • Perform Minor Edits (If time permits) -5 minutes • Save and Publish Report to ARIA – 5 minutes • Documentation to Assist/Support Guidelines – 5 minutes Log into your MyVarian/Learning Management Systems account to Register. Approximately 3 days prior to the session you will receive a separate email invite of which you will need to accept to confirm your attendance. For the meeting, you will need to have a phone connection/teleconference line (For multiple attendees) and an Internet connection.
Language: English
MLC102 MLC HDMLC Technical Maintenance
AMERICAS > US > Las Vegas
16 Jul 2018 - 20 Jul 2018
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10 Sep 2018 - 14 Sep 2018
1 Oct 2018 - 5 Oct 2018
3 Dec 2018 - 7 Dec 2018
11 Feb 2019 - 15 Feb 2019
8 Apr 2019 - 12 Apr 2019
17 Jun 2019 - 21 Jun 2019
12 Aug 2019 - 16 Aug 2019
23 Sep 2019 - 27 Sep 2019
Course Description +
Features: • This course will cover the entire Millennium series of Varian Multi-Leaf Collimators. • This course includes all versions of the High Definition MLC (HDMLC). • The course covers all MLC model differences, controller differences, and available software versions. • This course includes basic theory of operation, alignment procedures, performing diagnostics, and all routine maintenance (PMI) procedures. • The course includes “hands-on” troubleshooting experience (fault finding) • Practice safely removing and replacing various MLC components.
Language: English
OBI102 OBI Technical Maintenance
AMERICAS > US > Las Vegas
11 Jul 2018 - 20 Jul 2018
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5 Feb 2019 - 14 Feb 2019
14 May 2019 - 23 May 2019
10 Sep 2019 - 19 Sep 2019
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This is an eight (8) day course. Topics include, but are not limited to, OBI/Clinac interface, CPI x-ray generator, Paxscan 4030CB amorphous silicon imaging panel, OBI operation in a service capacity, OBI calibrations, Cone-beam CT calibrations, Installation Procedure Acceptance and Troubleshooting. This course consists of a combination of classroom lectures and labs. Course consists of 40% lecture & 60% hands-on live beam lab work.
Language: English
OM101 Optical Surface Monitoring System
AMERICAS > USA > Las Vegas
23 Jul 2018 - 25 Jul 2018
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13 Aug 2018 - 14 Aug 2018
27 Aug 2018 - 29 Aug 2018
17 Sep 2018 - 19 Sep 2018
10 Oct 2018 - 12 Oct 2018
17 Oct 2018 - 19 Oct 2018
28 Nov 2018 - 30 Nov 2018
5 Dec 2018 - 7 Dec 2018
9 Jan 2019 - 11 Jan 2019
30 Jan 2019 - 1 Feb 2019
27 Feb 2019 - 1 Mar 2019
6 Mar 2019 - 8 Mar 2019
20 Mar 2019 - 22 Mar 2019
27 Mar 2019 - 29 Mar 2019
Course Description +
VARIAN MEDICAL SYSTEMS HAS APPLIED TO CAMPEP FOR THE APPROVAL OF THIS ACTIVITY FOR 15.25 CAMPEP HOURS REQUESTED FOR APPROVAL. Recommended for: Radiation Therapists who will treat patients on a daily basis and will be able to teach others in the department. This course is also recommended for physicists that will be responsible for the QA and calibrations of the system. This course provides training for physicists and radiation therapists. This course will provide an overview of the Optical Surface Monitoring System, providing hands-on training to include: a hardware overview, in-depth training for patient entry, QA considerations and procedures, and treatment workflows.
Language: English
PVE101 PortalVision Exact-Arm Technical Maintenance
AMERICAS > US > Las Vegas
20 Aug 2018 - 24 Aug 2018
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29 Oct 2018 - 2 Nov 2018
11 Feb 2019 - 15 Feb 2019
20 May 2019 - 24 May 2019
26 Aug 2019 - 30 Aug 2019
Language: English
RP201 RapidPlan Implementation
AMERICAS > US > Las Vegas
20 Aug 2018 - 22 Aug 2018
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15 Oct 2018 - 17 Oct 2018
10 Dec 2018 - 12 Dec 2018
4 Feb 2019 - 6 Feb 2019
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RapidPlan® knowledge-based planning is helping clinicians around the world achieve greater consistency, efficiency, and quality in radiotherapy treatment planning. This three-day hands-on course enables participants to implement RapidPlan and make it part of the clinical routine. The training is designed to enable users to be competent and confident in using RapidPlan functionality within the Eclipse™ treatment planning system. Users will be provided the knowledge to help them gain mastery of knowledge-based planning concepts as well as experience using and creating DVH estimation models, including the ability to verify and validate models. Users will learn and practice strategies for leveraging Varian-provided and other shared models for a quick ramp-up with RapidPlan. This three-day hands-on course enables participants to implement RapidPlan and make it part of the clinical routine. The training is designed to ensure that users become competent and confident in using RapidPlan functionality within the Eclipse™ treatment planning system. Users will be provided the knowledge to help them gain mastery of knowledge-based planning concepts as well as experience using and creating DVH estimation models, including the ability to verify and validate models. Users will learn and practice strategies for leveraging Varian-provided and other shared models for a quick ramp-up with RapidPlan.
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TB101 TrueBeam Platform Operations
AMERICAS > US > Las Vegas
9 Jul 2018 - 12 Jul 2018
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16 Jul 2018 - 19 Jul 2018
23 Jul 2018 - 26 Jul 2018
30 Jul 2018 - 2 Aug 2018
6 Aug 2018 - 9 Aug 2018
13 Aug 2018 - 16 Aug 2018
20 Aug 2018 - 23 Aug 2018
27 Aug 2018 - 30 Aug 2018
10 Sep 2018 - 13 Sep 2018
17 Sep 2018 - 20 Sep 2018
24 Sep 2018 - 27 Sep 2018
1 Oct 2018 - 4 Oct 2018
8 Oct 2018 - 11 Oct 2018
15 Oct 2018 - 18 Oct 2018
22 Oct 2018 - 25 Oct 2018
5 Nov 2018 - 8 Nov 2018
12 Nov 2018 - 15 Nov 2018
26 Nov 2018 - 29 Nov 2018
3 Dec 2018 - 6 Dec 2018
10 Dec 2018 - 13 Dec 2018
7 Jan 2019 - 10 Jan 2019
14 Jan 2019 - 17 Jan 2019
21 Jan 2019 - 24 Jan 2019
28 Jan 2019 - 31 Jan 2019
4 Feb 2019 - 7 Feb 2019
11 Feb 2019 - 14 Feb 2019
25 Feb 2019 - 28 Feb 2019
4 Mar 2019 - 7 Mar 2019
11 Mar 2019 - 14 Mar 2019
18 Mar 2019 - 21 Mar 2019
25 Mar 2019 - 28 Mar 2019
Course Description +
This course provides training for Radiation Therapists responsible for the operation of the TrueBeam, providing an overview of the TrueBeam system, hands-on training to include: system components, shutdown procedure, startup with basic morning QA procedures, startup after an emergency shutdown and power failure, basic administrative information and treatment and imaging scenarios to include: basic 2D and 2D-2D imaging, treatment with automation, LaserGuard II and Machine Protection, imaging and treatment with custom blocks, Cone-Beam CT , gated imaging and treatment with intra-fraction motion review, auto-beam hold and emergency treatment.
Language: English
TB201 TrueBeam Platform for Physicists
AMERICAS > US > Las Vegas
9 Jul 2018 - 13 Jul 2018
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23 Jul 2018 - 27 Jul 2018
6 Aug 2018 - 10 Aug 2018
20 Aug 2018 - 24 Aug 2018
24 Sep 2018 - 28 Sep 2018
1 Oct 2018 - 5 Oct 2018
15 Oct 2018 - 19 Oct 2018
29 Oct 2018 - 2 Nov 2018
26 Nov 2018 - 30 Nov 2018
7 Jan 2019 - 11 Jan 2019
21 Jan 2019 - 25 Jan 2019
4 Feb 2019 - 8 Feb 2019
11 Feb 2019 - 15 Feb 2019
4 Mar 2019 - 8 Mar 2019
11 Mar 2019 - 15 Mar 2019
25 Mar 2019 - 29 Mar 2019
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Application has been made to CAMPEP for MPCEC credits. This course provides training for Medical Physicists responsible for commissioning and administration of the TrueBeam machine. The course consists of combination of lectures, demonstrations, and hands-on exercises carried out in a lab equipped with fully functioning TrueBeam system. The course provides an overview of TrueBeam hardware, software and control system. The student will have reviewed administrative settings configurable in the system software. Creation of user account and system related user rights, reviewed all user-responsibility system calibrations, including absolute dose and imaging system calibrations and demonstration of common IGRT, Motion Management and treatment plan delivery techniques. The student will have learned how plans can be delivered for machine and patient QA. PLEASE NOTE: For more in-depth calibration and maintenance training, see TrueBeam Technical Maintenance I & II.
Language: English
TB203 TrueBeam Platform Delta for Physicist
AMERICAS > US > Las Vegas
8 Oct 2018 - 10 Oct 2018
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12 Nov 2018 - 14 Nov 2018
7 Jan 2019 - 9 Jan 2019
25 Feb 2019 - 27 Feb 2019
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This “delta” course is designed to fill that gap for experienced TrueBeam users. It is especially appropriate for physicists who will be working with an upgraded system. The goal of the course is to increase your knowledge of the treatment options and provide a deeper dive into the latest features supported on the TrueBeam Platform, as well as advanced imaging modalities, including advanced reconstruction options. Considerable attention is paid to the various clinical operations that your team may be planning to implement, i.e. complex delivery techniques such as image-guided SBRT, auto beam hold, triggered, On demand imaging, Respiratory Gating and Advanced reconstruction options. The course also delves into features like Machine Performance Check.
Language: English