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TB101 TrueBeam Platform Operations
AMERICAS > US > Las Vegas
27 Nov 2017 - 30 Nov 2017
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4 Dec 2017 - 7 Dec 2017
11 Dec 2017 - 14 Dec 2017
18 Dec 2017 - 21 Dec 2017
8 Jan 2018 - 11 Jan 2018
15 Jan 2018 - 18 Jan 2018
22 Jan 2018 - 25 Jan 2018
29 Jan 2018 - 1 Feb 2018
5 Feb 2018 - 8 Feb 2018
12 Feb 2018 - 15 Feb 2018
26 Feb 2018 - 1 Mar 2018
5 Mar 2018 - 8 Mar 2018
12 Mar 2018 - 15 Mar 2018
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
27 Nov 2017 - 1 Dec 2017
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4 Dec 2017 - 8 Dec 2017
8 Jan 2018 - 12 Jan 2018
15 Jan 2018 - 19 Jan 2018
5 Feb 2018 - 9 Feb 2018
12 Feb 2018 - 16 Feb 2018
5 Mar 2018 - 9 Mar 2018
19 Mar 2018 - 23 Mar 2018
Course Description +
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
22 Jan 2018 - 24 Jan 2018
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12 Mar 2018 - 14 Mar 2018
Course Description +
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
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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All Dates
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