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Why do Ultrasound Probes Cost so Much?

Certification: Eligible for 1 CE credit from the ACI

This 60-minute webinar will feature Bob Broschart, Senior Director of Technical Operations at Conquest Imaging. Join Bob as he educates attendees in why probes have such a high cost and how they can protect themselves and their organizations from these costs.

 

Verify Image Quality Using an Ultrasound Phantom

Certification: Eligible for 1 CE credit from the ACI

This 60-minute presentation will feature Jim Rickner, Training Director for Conquest Imaging. He has over 30 years of experience working on a variety of electronic equipment. He is a renowned instructor and sought out speaker in the ultrasound industry, having taught hundreds of biomedical engineers, BMETs, CBETs, and is well respected as a teacher who instructs from a field perspective.

During this presentation Jim will review poor image quality complaints from the field, describe and illustrate the purpose of the Ultrasound Phantom and discuss multiple test descriptions and procedures using the Phantom in evaluating image quality.

 

Ultrasound Accreditation and Regulatory Appliance From A to Z

Certification: Eligible for 1 CE credit from the ACI

This 60-minute webinar will feature Jim Rickner, the Training Director for Conquest Imaging. He has over 20 years of experience working on variety of electronic equipment. His experience includes repairing and operating flight simulators, specialty aircraft avionics, destructive material testing instruments and a variety of ultrasound systems. He has worked for Conquest Imaging over ten years and was the Senior Field Service Engineer prior to becoming the Training Director. Jim has attended all courses offered at Conquest Imaging for GE, Philips, Siemens, and ATL and has repaired a variety of others.

During this presentation Jim will demonstrate the various complex requirements and testing protocols for all the accreditation and regulatory organizations overseeing the ultrasound industry including the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM), American College of Radiology (ACR), Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC) as well as Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and
National Fire Protection Association 99 (NFPA 99).

 

NFPA 99 Electrical Safety, A Biomed’s Perspective

Certification: Eligible for 1 CE credit from the ACI

This 45-minute presentation will educate Biomeds/Clinical Engineers on the importance of performing NFPA 99 electrical safety checks on medical devices across modalities. Attendees will receive an introduction to concepts of NFPA 99 and how to apply these concepts to medical devices. The presenter will use Ultrasound as an example of completing a NFPA 99 Electrical Safety test.

Our presenter is Jim Rickner, the Training Director for Conquest Imaging. He has over 20 years of experience working on variety of electronic equipment. His experience includes repairing and operating flight simulators, specialty aircraft avionics, destructive material testing instruments and a variety of ultrasound systems. He has worked for Conquest Imaging over nine years and was the Senior Field Service Engineer prior to becoming the Training Director.

 

Testing of New Technology Ultrasound Probes

Certification: Eligible for 1 CE credit from the ACI

This 60-minute webinar will feature Bob Broschart, Senior Director of Technical Operations at Conquest Imaging. Ultrasound probes often get damaged over time. There can be a tremendous saving in probe damage and high level repair costs if you know what to look for and if you proactively test your probes. Just like many medical devices, lower level needs that go unaddressed, end up as high-end costly repairs later down the road. In this webinar, you will learn what to look for as well as newest technology and best-practices for proactive probe testing.

 

Maximizing Efficiencies and Saving Money – First Time Fix

Certification: Eligible for 1 CE credit from the ACI

How often do your Field Technicians resolve your customer’s issue on their first visit? This is your First-Time-Fix rate. You want to keep this number high to inspire customer confidence and stay profitable.The industry average is about 78%. Learn the tips and tricks that helped Conquest Imaging boost their FTF rate to 90%  Be sure to get your First Time Fix Checklist.

 

How to Use an Ultrasound Phantom – Verifying Image Quality

Certification: Eligible for 1 CE credit from the ACI

Verifying image quality is an essential aspect of servicing and maintaining any ultrasound systems. Ultrasound Phantoms mimic the acoustic properties of human tissue and provide target structures that allow for the early detection of degraded image quality prior to clinical use.

 

Ultrasound Basics

Certification: Eligible for 1 CE credit from the ACI

This one-hour webinar puts a foundation of information into place for a wide variety of Basic Ultrasound topics. This course is the right starting point you’re new to the industry. It is also a good introduction to the one-day instructor-led course that can be taken at the conquest training facility.

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Troubleshooting Techniques and Tips for the New Philips Epiq 5/7 Systems

Certification: Eligible for 1 CE credit from the ACI

This 75-minute presentation will enable attendees to understand basics troubleshooting techniques and tips for the new Philips Epiq 5/7 systems. The discussion will begin with an external overview followed by system architecture including image formation, processing, display and power subsystems.

 

NFPA 99 Electrical Safety From a Biomed’s Perspective

Certification: Eligible for 1 CE credit from the ACI

This 45-minute presentation will educate Biomeds/Clinical Engineers on the importance of performing NFPA 99 electrical safety checks on medical devices across modalities. Attendees will receive an introduction to concepts of NFPA 99 and how to apply these concepts to medical devices and will use Ultrasound as an example of completing an NFPA99 Electrical SafetyTest.

Ultrasound Clinical Applications for Service

Certification: Eligible for 1 CE credit from the ACI

Learn the basics for ultrasound image quality and optimization as well as terminology. A large percentage of image quality issues reported by sonographers are not a result of malfunctions but system settings. This session will help your team acquire the skills to remedy potential issues and improve customer confidence in your services.

 




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