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TBM101 TrueBeam Technical Maintenance 1
AMERICAS > US > Las Vegas
11 Dec 2017 - 22 Dec 2017
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8 Jan 2018 - 19 Jan 2018
5 Feb 2018 - 16 Feb 2018
26 Feb 2018 - 9 Mar 2018
2 Apr 2018 - 13 Apr 2018
30 Apr 2018 - 11 May 2018
4 Jun 2018 - 15 Jun 2018
9 Jul 2018 - 20 Jul 2018
6 Aug 2018 - 17 Aug 2018
Course Description +
Application sent to CAMPEP for 61.75 hrs. of MPCEC. This course is restricted to Varian Medical Systems EXTERNAL customers only. Internal VMS employees must register for internal service classes. For questions or concerns, please send an email to [email protected] . It is the intent to acquaint and familiarize the student with the general accelerator function, operation and routine support. The course will give a basic technical understanding of machine concepts and day- to-day maintenance while providing a working terminology for communication with service personnel.
Language: English
TBM102 TrueBeam Platform Technical Maintenance 2
AMERICAS > US > Las Vegas
4 Dec 2017 - 15 Dec 2017
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22 Jan 2018 - 2 Feb 2018
12 Mar 2018 - 23 Mar 2018
16 Apr 2018 - 27 Apr 2018
14 May 2018 - 25 May 2018
18 Jun 2018 - 29 Jun 2018
20 Aug 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
10 Sep 2018 - 21 Sep 2018
Course Description +
Application sent to CAMPEP for 61.75 hrs. of MPCEC. Beginning in November 2016, this course will be a blended course covering the Small Vault Configuration and Long Frame Configuration. This course covers theory of operation, detailed system theory of modulator, RF system, gun system, embedded computer control system, dosimetry systems, vacuum system and imaging systems, electro mechanic assemblies, networking and system concept trouble shooting & servicing. The labs cover beam tuning, couch bearing replacement, imaging calibration and initializations, using MLC diagnostic tools and PMI.
Language: English
VC201 Varian Clinical School
AMERICAS > US > Las Vegas
11 Dec 2017 - 13 Dec 2017
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5 Feb 2018 - 7 Feb 2018
7 May 2018 - 9 May 2018
Course Description +
The Varian Advanced Clinical School provides clinical knowledge relevant to the modern radiation oncology practice. With 6 disease sites covered over a 3-day period, a broad range of experience and expertise is shared with the course attendees. The faculty is comprised of leading radiation oncologists and medical physicists from a variety of prominent institutions nationwide. The case-based course focuses on advanced practical applications taught through physician and physicist didactics and hands-on demonstrations. Disease sites covered are: CNS, H&N, Breast, Lung, GI and GU. The clinical school also covers advanced techniques such as SRS, SBRT, motion management, adaptive therapy and knowledge-based treatment planning, as well as clinical workflow development and advanced imaging implementation. Multiple quantities of this course may need to be purchased as each attendee requires a tuition. Attending as a multidisciplinary group is ideal for this course, as implementing new technology is most successful when all specialties are involved in the process. The intended audience is radiation oncologists and medical physicists. However, medical dosimetrists will also gain value from attending the course, but treatment planning is not explicitly covered. For comprehensive training in treatment planning please refer to EC103.
Language: English
VE101 Velocity Training Course
AMERICAS > US > Las Vegas
11 Dec 2017 - 12 Dec 2017
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29 Jan 2018 - 30 Jan 2018
12 Feb 2018 - 13 Feb 2018
Course Description +
Assuring the tumor volume is delineated accurately is the most important part of the treatment planning process. Velocity™ is a software tool that enables users to contour and correct for different patient positions between the imaging and treatment planning scans. The Velocity™ course expands on the onsite training knowledge provided by the applications specialists to assist the site in implementing Velocity. In an uninterrupted environment, the physicist and dosimetrist learns from Varian experts as well as a clinical guest speaker about the use of the tool and tips and tricks for implementing in their clinical environment.
Language: English