Atellica® Sample Handler with CH (SC) Self-Guided Education Program
This program is designed for Laboratory Professionals who need to reinforce their knowledge and skills to operate the Atellica Solution successfully. This course will take you through the different resources available to you, at any time, via a computer or the instrument itself, focusing on the PEPconnect e-learning content.
Atellica® Sample Handler with CH (SC) Hands-on Exercise Welcome to the Atellica Solution Self-Guided Education Program. This program is designed for Laboratory Professionals who need to reinforce their knowledge and skills to operate the Atellica Solution successfully. This course will take you through the different resources available to you, at any time, via a computer or the instrument itself, focusing on the PEPconnect e-learning content. 1. Follow the recommended PEPconnect learning modules below Note: if you are using this program as a refresher course, you can skip the System Overview section. SC New Operator PEPconnect Plan • System Overview o Atellica® Solution Software Overview Online Training o Atellica® CH Analyzer Hardware Overview Online Training o Atellica® Sample Handler Hardware Overview Online Training • Supply/Reagent Management o Checking Reagent Status on the Atellica® CH Analyzer Video o Loading Reagent Packs on the Atellica® CH Analyzer Video o Checking Supply Status on the Atellica® CH Analyzer Video o Replacing System Fluids on the Atellica® CH Analyzer with Sample Handler Video o Replacing the IMT Fluids on the Atellica® CH Analyzer with Sample Handler Video • Quality Control o Manually Ordering QC Tests on the Atellica® Solution Video o Automatic QC Scheduling on the Atellica® Solution Video o Reviewing QC Results on the Atellica® Solution Video o Printing QC Barcodes on the Atellica® Solution Job Aid • Calibration o Atellica® Solution Reagent Calibration Interval Online Training o Reviewing Calibration Status on the Atellica® Solution Video o Printing Calibrator Barcodes on the Atellica® Solution Job Aid o IMT Calibrations on the Atellica® CH Analyzer Job Aid o C0 Adjust Pack Calibrations on the Atellica® CH Analyzer Job Aid o Reviewing Calibration Results on the Atellica® Solution Video SIEMENS Healthineers Job Aid Effective Date: 07/19/2021 | T18001.047 Job Aid | Atellica Sample Handler with CH (SC) Hands-on Exercise Effective Date: 07/19/2021 | T18001.047 • Sample Processing o Loading Samples into the Atellica® Sample Handler Video o Monitoring Sample Status on the Atellica® Sample Handler Video o Manually Ordering Patient Tests on the Atellica® Solution Video o Filtering and Viewing Orders in the Worklist Overview Screen on the Atellica® Solution Video • Maintenance o Performing CH Daily Maintenance on the Atellica® CH Analyzer Video o Inspecting the Washer Probes on the Atellica® CH Analyzer Video o Performing CH Weekly Maintenance on the Atellica® CH Analyzer Video o Checking and Filling the Lamp Coolant on the Atellica® CH Analyzer Video • Troubleshooting o Atellica® Solution Submitting Service Support Requests Video o Atellica® Solution How to Troubleshoot Errors Using the Operator Event Log Video o Atellica® Solution Rebooting Job Aid 2. Print the following resources available on PEPconnect by clicking on the links below: a. Atellica Solution Competency Checklist b. Atellica Solution PEP to Go Key Tasks for Basic Operation 3. Using the Atellica Solution Competency Checklist, identify the competencies required for your role. Mark N/A if not applicable. Using the Atellica® Solution PEP to Go Key Tasks for Basic Operation document, and the Online Help, complete the Hands-on exercise on the next page of this document. We recommend performing the hands-on exercises under the guidance of a trained Key Operator. 4. Once you are comfortable with the basic tasks, you can enroll in the 2-hour instructor-led virtual (E-Live) training programs by clicking on Register Now on the NAM ECM schedule: a. Atellica Solution Calibration Virtual Training b. Atellica Solution Troubleshooting Resources Virtual Training SIEMENS Healthineers Page 2 of 13 Job Aid | Atellica Sample Handler with CH (SC) Hands-on Exercise Effective Date: 07/19/2021 | T18001.047 Hands-on Exercise Explore the System Hardware and Software 1. Sign into the System (if needed) 2. Look above the Command Bar. What is your Atellica Solution software version? ____________________________________________________________________ 3. On the SH module, open a drawer fully open, then close gently. 4. On the CH module, open the drawer below the module display. a. What supplies are loaded in this drawer? _____________________________________________________________________ Navigate to the Command Bar, Select the Samples tab 5. Which 2 subtabs are available to view samples? ____________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________ Navigate to the Command Bar, Select the Inventory tab 6. Which subtab would you select to view the supplies status? _____________________________________________________________________ Select the appropriate module icon to view the supplies status 7. What is the status of CH Cleaner (#4)? _____________________________________________________________________ 8. How many tests are remaining on the A-LYTE multisensor? ____________________________________________________________________ SIEMENS Healthineers Page 3 of 13 Job Aid | Atellica Sample Handler with CH (SC) Hands-on Exercise Effective Date: 07/19/2021 | T18001.047 For the following questions, access the On-Line Help (OLH) icon located on the Status bar. 9. Search A-LYTE multisensor a. What is the stability of the A-LYTE multisensor on board? _______________________________________________________________________ 10. Save to Favorites. 11. Search About Module Displays a. List an operator available function which can be performed from the analyzer specific module display. __________________________________________________________________ 12. Select Go Back button to return to the previous request. 13. Close OLH Checking your System Health Status 14. At the Command Bar, select System >Status. List your instrument module icons and the status of each module. a. _____________________________________________ b. ____________________________________________ c. _____________________________________________ d. _____________________________________________ 15. What color is currently displayed on your visual status light? _________________________________________________________________________________ a. What does the color displayed indicate? (OLH: About Visible Status Light) __________________________________________________________________________ SIEMENS Healthineers Page 4 of 13 Job Aid | Atellica Sample Handler with CH (SC) Hands-on Exercise Effective Date: 07/19/2021 | T18001.047 Reagent and Supply Management Reagent Overview At the Command Bar, Select Inventory > Reagent Needs 1. In the Reagent Needs, are there any reagents listed? ________________________________________________________________________ 2. Review one reagent listed on this screen. a. Under the Reason column, what is the reason listed for this reagent in this screen. ____________________________________________________________________ b. How many packs do you need to load for this reagent to satisfy the need? ____________________________________________________________________ At the Command Bar, Select Inventory > Reagent Overview > CH 3. List a chemistry reagent that has one sequence number and another that has two sequence numbers. ____________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________ 4. Select the Chemistry reagent with 2 sequence numbers and unload. While the reagent is un- loading, access the Reagent Loader tile on the CH module display to view the unloaded reagent packs. 5. Open the reagent tray lid, how many reagents packs are in the tray for the reagent with 2 se- quence numbers? _________________________________________________________________________________ 6. What colors are the caps on each of the reagent packs in the tray? SIEMENS Healthineers Page 5 of 13 Job Aid | Atellica Sample Handler with CH (SC) Hands-on Exercise Effective Date: 07/19/2021 | T18001.047 __________________________________________________________________________________ 7. Close the reagent tray lid and allow the system to reload the reagent packs. 8. Use the Group by Reagent button to organize the reagent list. Locate the RPC’s, WBA. 9. List the RPC’s that are on board the system. _______________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________ Supplies Overview At the Command Bar, Select Inventory > Supplies Overview > CH 1. What number is associated with the CH conditioner? _________________________________________________________ 2. What is the percentage of the IMT Standard A fluid in the container? _________________________________________________________ 3. How many tests are remaining on the A-LYTE multi-sensor? _________________________________________________________ 4. Refer to OLH Replacing CH System Fluids. a. List step 1 for replacing a CH system fluid. __________________________________________________________ SIEMENS Healthineers Page 6 of 13 Job Aid | Atellica Sample Handler with CH (SC) Hands-on Exercise Effective Date: 07/19/2021 | T18001.047 Sample Loading Loading Samples through Sample Handler 1. Open a drawer on the SH. 2. Practice loading a rack into the drawer of the SH, close the drawer. When the LED indicator light above drawer is on, what does that indicate? __________________________________________________________________________ 3. Locate a 15 position Stat rack. a. What color is the barcode on the STAT rack? __________________________________________ Quality Control At the Command Bar, select Inventory > QC Needs 1. Review the QC Needs workspace to answer the following questions: a. Are there any QC materials listed that need to be loaded displayed in the screen? ______________________________________________________________ b. What column is highlighted in RED? ___________________________________________________________________ At the Command Bar, select Inventory > Cal-QC Storage Inventory 2. Select a QC material and review the list of tests associated with that QC material under Assay Details. a. Are there any tests listed for which that QC material has expired? ___________________________________________________________________ At the Command Bar, select QC > Create QC Orders 3. Creating a QC order (OLH Key Phrase: Creating QC Orders) a. Select a test from the IM Assay list. SIEMENS Healthineers Page 7 of 13 Job Aid | Atellica Sample Handler with CH (SC) Hands-on Exercise Effective Date: 07/19/2021 | T18001.047 b. Select the + sign next to the level to place control into the Orders section of the screen. c. Select Edit Test Options for the assay. i. List the options available to edit under Edit test option _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ 4. Click on REFRESH to remove this order. At the Command Bar, select QC > QC Definitions 5. Select a current definition by placing a checkmark in the box. 6. Click on Edit/View. a. How do you determine if the QC material for this definition will be stored onboard? _________________________________________________________________________ b. Select the USAGE dropdown box. i. List the 4 usage options for a QC definition. _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ Calibration At the Command Bar, select Inventory > Calibration Needs 1. Are there any Calibrations displayed that need to be performed by the end of the day? _____________________________________________________________________ a. If YES, what calibration material and/or reagent pack would need to be loaded to sat- isfy the need? _________________________________________________________________ At the Command Bar, select Inventory > Reagent Overview > CH module. Select an assay with a valid Calibration Status. SIEMENS Healthineers Page 8 of 13 Job Aid | Atellica Sample Handler with CH (SC) Hands-on Exercise Effective Date: 07/19/2021 | T18001.047 2. What is the Calibration Interval and Cal Type in Use? __________________________________________________________________________ 3. Using the same CH assay, view the Reagent Details on the right. 4. What is the Calibration Expiration? ________________________________________ At the Command Bar, select Calibration > Calibration Results. Filter by the CH Analyzer. 5. Under Attributes select Active. What glyph in the assay column indicates that the calibration is an active calibration? ___________________________________________________________________________ 6. Filter to select the CH Analyzer, select an assay with a Valid result under the Cal Status column, select Details button. a. View the Calibration Results Details, List the Assay and Calibrator Name. ___________________________________________________________________________ Select OLH, search About CH Assay Pack Calibrations. 7. What is used by the system for C0 adjust pack Calibrations? _________________________________________________________________________ At the Command Bar, select Calibration > IMT Calibration 8. Review the IMT calibration screen, what is the IMT Status of the calibration? ___________________________________________________________________________ 9. Select Calibrate IMT, manually calibrate the IMT a. Which 2 IMT fluids are used to calibrate the IMT? ___________________________________________________________________________ 5. Using the same CH assay, view the Reagent Details on the right. 1. What is the Calibration Expiration? SIEMENS Healthineers Page 9 of 13 Job Aid | Atellica Sample Handler with CH (SC) Hands-on Exercise Effective Date: 07/19/2021 | T18001.047 Sample Management At the Command Bar, select Samples and select the Sample Handler subtab. 1. Under the Rack tab, select a section in a sample drawer. b. List the location of the selected rack from the upper left side of the software screen. ____________________________________________________________________ At the Command Bar, select Samples and select the Sample List subtab 2. Select the red and yellow filter boxes under Sample issues 3. Are there any samples requiring your attention listed in the workspace? _________________________________________________________ At the Command Bar, select Patient Orders and Create Patient Orders. Refer to OLH About Create Patient Orders. 4. Create a patient order using sample ID 1234 with a x2 manual dilution a. Select a 2 CH tests 5. When creating manual orders, how would CH replicates be ordered? ____________________________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________ 6. Print the sample barcode before saving the patient order. At the Command Bar, select Worklist and Worklist Overview 7. Use the filter to view samples with the below statuses. a. Ordered b. In process c. Intervention needed d. Completed 8. Select Ordered filter to view the order you just created. a. Why must the View Samples button be selected when changing fil- ters? _________________________________________________________________ SIEMENS Healthineers Page 10 of 13 Job Aid | Atellica Sample Handler with CH (SC) Hands-on Exercise Effective Date: 07/19/2021 | T18001.047 9. How is the diluted sample identified in the software? ________________________________________________________ 10. Select the new patient order you created and select Delete Order. Maintenance Overview At the Command Bar, select Maintenance > Schedule Access the Procedure Details to answer the following questions. 1. Use the filters to identify daily maintenance activities for the Sample Handler (SH). a. How do you verify these activities passed? ______________________________________________________________________________ 2. Use the filters to locate the manual daily CH maintenance activity called Inspecting the Washer Probes. a. What state does the CH analyzer need to be in to perform this activity? ______________________________________________________________________________ b. If residue is observed during inspection of CH Washer Probes, what must be used to clean them? ______________________________________________________________________________ 3. Use the filters to locate the weekly CH maintenance activities. a. What reagents must be on board the analyzer to perform automated weekly maintenance? ______________________________________________________________________________ b. To what level must the lamp coolant be filled if required? ______________________________________________________________________________ Use the filters to locate the monthly CH maintenance activities. 4. How many fan filters does the CH analyzer have? SIEMENS Healthineers Page 11 of 13 Job Aid | Atellica Sample Handler with CH (SC) Hands-on Exercise Effective Date: 07/19/2021 | T18001.047 ____________________________________________________________________________________ 5. What must be used to clean the CH probes and mixer impellers? ___________________________________________________________________________________ Troubleshooting At the Command Bar, select System > Log > Operator Event Log Filter for Errors. Select an error event and locate the corrective action to be performed using Event Help. 1. How can you differentiate between an error and a warning? _____________________________________________________________________ Creating a Service Support Request 2. . What icon in the Status Bar allows the operator to create a Service Support Request Ticket? ____________________________________________________________________________________ Refer to the Rebooting Job Aid in PEPconnect. 3. What steps can be taken to recover from a slow user interface? _____________________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________________ 4. Will patient processing continue during a PCC restart? _____________________________________________________________________ 5. Can a module be restarted while other modules are still processing? ________________________________________________________________________________ SIEMENS Healthineers Page 12 of 13 Job Aid | Atellica Sample Handler with CH (SC) Hands-on Exercise Effective Date: 07/19/2021 | T18001.047 Please note that the learning material is for training purposes only. For the proper use of the software or hardware, please always use the Operator Manual or Instructions for Use (hereinafter collectively “Operator Manual”) issued by Siemens Healthineers. This material is to be used as training material only and sha ll by no means substitute the Operator Manual. Any material used in this training will not be updated on a regular basis and does not necessarily reflect the latest version of the software and hardware available at the time of the training. The Operator's Manual shall be used as your main reference, in particular for relevant safety information like warnings and cautions. Note: Some functions shown in this material are optional and might not be part of your system. Certain products, product related claims or functionalities (hereinafter collectively “Functionality”) may not (yet) be commercially available in your country. Due to regulatory requirements, the future availability of said Functionalities in any specific c ountry is not guaranteed. Please contact your local Siemens Healthineers sales representative for the most current information. The reproduction, transmission or distribution of this training or its contents is not permitted without express written authority. Offenders will be liable for damages. All names and data of patients, parameters and configuration dependent designations are fictional and examples only. All rights, including rights created by patent grant or registration of a utility model or design, are reserved. Copyright © Siemens Healthcare GmbH 2021 SIEMENS Healthineers Page 13 of 13