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Dimension Vista® System Overview Online Training

This provides an overview of the hardware components and routine software screens you should be familiar for the Dimension Vista® System. This clinical laboratory training qualifies for continuing education units (CEU).

Welcome to Dimension Vista® System Overview Online Training course. The Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics Dimension Vista® System is an in vitro diagnostic device intended to duplicate manual procedures such as pipetting, mixing, incubating, and measuring to determine a variety of analytes in human body fluids. Dimension Vista® chemical and immunochemical applications use photometric, turbidimetric, chemiluminescence, nephelometric and integrated ion-selective multisensor technology for clinical use. Select Next to continue. Access the Guide Identify and locate major components of the Dimension Vista® System Navigate the routine software screens Utilize the View Current Activity screens   Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to: Select Next to continue. Bienvenido al curso de capacitación en línea del procesamiento de muestras del analizador químiico de orina automatizado CLINITEK Novus ™. Este sistema de química de la orina proporciona resultados para diversas propiedades químicas y físicas de la orina. Durante esta capacitación, aprenderá a ejecutar muestras en el sistema y administrar los resultados. Seleccione Siguiente para continuar. Congratulations. You have completed the Dimension Vista® System online training course. Listed below are the key points that have been presented.  Take time to review the material before you proceed to the final quiz.  Identify and Locate Major Components of the Dimension Vista® System The Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics Dimension Vista® System is an in vitro diagnostic device intended to duplicate manual procedures such as pipetting, mixing, incubating and measuring to determine a variety of analytes in human body fluids. Dimension Vista® chemical and immunochemical applications use photometric, turbidimetric, chemiluminescence, nephelometric and integrated ion-selective multisensor technology for clinical use. The hardware components that make up the Dimension Vista® System include three Operational Areas: External Components Internal Components System Utilities The Dimension Vista® System's operational areas are: Sample Management: Samples are aliquoted in this area. Assay Measurement: Test processing takes place in this area. Reagent Management: Reagents, calibrators and QC materials are prepared for use in this area.  The External Components are: Stat Input Lane Handheld Barcode Reader LOCI® vessel Loader V-LYTE® IMT System Sample Rack Lanes Reagent Loader Aliquot Plate Loader Touchscreen Monitor Keyboard and Mouse The Dimension Vista® System Utilities are: The Water Purification Module: The labs facility water is purified for use in this area. V-LYTE IMT Fluids Computer Waste Bin A Instrument Power Switch System Fluids Waste Bin B Navigate the routine software screens Navigation Icons are used for advanced functions and some routine functions. The Status area displays instrument status, alerts and logged in User. Sidebar Menus are used for Sample information, Method information and accessing the iGuide. Routine function buttons are used for everyday tasks. The Current Activity screen provides a summary of the current instrument workload. It provides information about instrument performance and system processing conditions to help achieve optimum throughput. Access the iGuide The iGuide displays the same information as the printed version of the Operator’s Guide along with the following features: • Electronic table of contents, index, and search feature • Multimedia, such as animations and video • Colored photos, diagrams, and charts Select Next to continue. The hardware components that make up the Dimension Vista® System include three Operational Areas composed of: External Components Internal Components System Utilities Dimension Vista® System External Components Learn about the External Components. Base ImageHotspotsText BlocksImage FileSTAT Input Lane: STAT specimens are added in this area. Handheld Barcode Scanner: Used for scanning consumables and manually entered specimens. LOCI Vessel Loader: LOCI vessels are loaded and stored in this area. V-LYTE® IMT System: biosensors provide electrolyte analysis in this area.Sample Rack Lanes: Sample racks are added and removed in this area. Cuvette Loader: Cuvette cartridges are added to the Dimension Vista® System here. Reagent Loader: Reagent FLEX® cartridges and calibrator and QC vial carriers are loaded on the Dimension Vista® System in this area.Aliquot Plate Loader: Aliquot plates used for specimens and dilutions are loaded in this area.Touchscreen Monitor: Main operator interface for the Dimension Vista® System. Keyboard and Mouse: A keyboard resides behind this drawer and a mouse is located on the work surface for advanced functions. Dimension Vista® System Utlilities Learn about the System Utlilities. Base ImageHotspotsText BlocksImage FileWater Purification Module: Reverse osmosis water is generated for all water needs. V-LYTE® IMT Fluids: Consumables for the IMT system.Computer: The computer controls the Dimension Vista® System. Waste Bin A: Reagent FLEX® cartridges and aliquot plates are disposed of here.Instrument Power Switch: Controls the main power. System Fluids: System diluent, sample probe cleaner, reagent probe cleaner and cuvette wash solution containers. Waste Bin B: Cuvette and LOCI vessels are disposed of here. Dimension Vista® System Operational Areas Learn about the Operational Areas on the Dimension Vista® System. Base ImageHotspotsText BlocksImage FileWater Purification Module (WPM) purifies incoming facility water using Reverse Osmosis. It continues to treat the Reverse Osmosis (RO) water with additional filtration to produce high quality water for the Dimension Vista® System.Sample Management: Samples are aliquoted for analysis in this area. Reagent Management: Reagents, calibrators and QC materials are loaded and prepared for use in this area. Assay Measurement: Analyte measurement takes place in this area. The Dimension Vista® System software is divided into five main areas: Area 1: Navigation Icons Area 2: System Status Area Area 3: Side Bar Menus Area 4: Routine Functions Area 5: View Current Activity Dimension Vista® System Navigation Icons and Statu Learn about the functions of the Navigational Icons and Status Area. Slide NumberText BlocksCalloutsAudio ScriptImage File1Identifying Navigational Icons: You are viewing the Dimension Vista® Home screen. The Home screen appears whenever the Dimension Vista® System is initialized. On every screen including the Home screen, you will find navigation icons in the upper-left corner that allow you to perform basic system operations as well as navigate to various software screens. Let’s find out what happens when you select the Set User icon. Select Next to continue.   Note: If audio does not automatically start, select the play arrow in the top left to beginYou are viewing the Dimension Vista® Home screen which appears whenever the instrument is initialized. Navigation icons appear in the upper-left corner. Use navigation icons to perform basic system operations and move through the software screens. Select the set user icon on the screen to begin.2Logging In: Use the Set User icon to display the Set User View screen, where you can log into the system. Select Next to continue.   When logging in, use the Set User icon to log into the system.3Advanced Functions:                         Use Advanced Function screens to perform system configuration, diagnostics, and other infrequent tasks. Access to Advanced Function screens requires user-level access.     Select Next to continue.   Use the Advanced Function screens to perform system configuration, diagnostics and other infrequent tasks. Access to Advanced Function screens requires user-level access.4Operation Icon: Use the Operation icon to perform the following system operations available on the Operation Menu: Use Pause to bring the instrument to rest without aborting tests in process. Use Reset to resume operations after Pause or Stop has been selected. Use Stop to immediately halt the instrument. All tests will be aborted. Use Shutdown to perform a controlled power shutdown of the Dimension Vista® System. Use the X to close the Operation Menu . Select Next to continue.  Use the Operation icon to perform the following system operations available on the operations menu. Use Pause to bring the instrument to rest without aborting tests in process. System paused will appear in the system status area. Use reset to resume operations after selecting pause or stop. System ready will appear in the system status area when complete. Use stop to immediately halt the instrument. All tests will be aborted. Use shutdown to perform a controlled power shutdown of the Dimension Vista System. Use the X to close the operation menu.5Alarm Icon:  Use the Alarm icon to turn off the system alarm.    Select Next to continue.  If a system process error occurs, an Alert appears in the System Status area and the alarm sounds.. Use the Alarm Icon to turn off the alarm.6Use the Previous and Next icons to: • Advance through the software screens. • Return to previously viewed software screens.                    Use the Home icon to: Return to the Home Screen. Select Next to continue.   Use the previous and next icons to advance through the software or to return to the previously viewed screens of the Dimension Vista software. The Home icon will return you to the home screen. 7System Status Area: The System Status area displays information about current system operations.     When complete, select the X in the upper-right corner to close the window and continue.CalloutsName of the logged in operatorTime of daySystem statusAlert messages The System status area displays information about current system operations, the name of the logged in user, time of day, system status and any alert messages that indicate that an action is required. Dimension Vista System Sidebar Menu Learn about the functions of the Sidebar. Slide NumberText BlocksCalloutsAudio ScriptImage File1SidebarMenu   The six buttons in the Sidebar menu allow you to: View additional sample and method information. Navigate using the search and support information of the Dimension Vista® System software. Select Next to continue.Note: If audio does not automatically start, select the play arrow in the top left to begin.The six buttons in the Sidebar menu allow you to view additional sample and method information, as well as quickly navigate using the search and support information of the Dimension Vista® System software. Let’s explore the kind of information you can access using the Sidebar menu. 2Samples Button Use the Samples button to view the real-time processing status of samples. The buttons at the top of the Sidebar display area provide three viewing options: Select Processing to view the status of samples that are loaded and being processed. Select Completed to view samples that have completed processing. Select STAT Only to view the status of only STAT samples.   Select Next to continue.Use the Samples button to view the real-time processing status of samples. The buttons at the top of the Sidebar display area provide three viewing options: • Select Processing to view the status of samples that are loaded and being processed. • Select Completed to view samples that have completed processing. • Select STAT Only to view the status of only STAT samples.3Racks Button Use the Racks button to view: • Which racks are loaded or unloaded • What time each rack exited the instrument • Which samples were processed in each rack Select Next to continue.  Use the Racks button and sidebar display to view which racks are loaded or unloaded, what time each rack exited the instrument, and which samples were processed in each rack. The sample rack details screen displays details of samples processed in the selected rack.4Help Button Use the Help button to get help related to the Routine screen that is currently displayed. This feature is called the Dimension Vista® System Onboard Help. Select Next to continue.  Use the Help button to get help related to the routine screen that is currently displayed. This feature is called the Dimension Vista System Onboard Help. Some help topics provide more in depth instructions in the form of diagrams, photos, or videos. 5Favorites Button Use the Favorites button to display a list of screens frequently used by the operator who is currently logged in to the Dimension Vista® System. Select Next to continue.  Use the Favorites button to display a list of screens frequently used by the operator who was currently logged into the Dimension Vista system. 6Methods Button Use the Methods button to display a grid of test methods available on the Dimension Vista® System. Select Next to continue.  Use the Methods button to display a grid of test methods available on the Dimension Vista system. The buttons at the top of the sidebar display area provide two viewing options. Select Methods to view all test methods available on the Dimension Vista system. Select Panels to view a list of test panels defined for the Dimension Vista system. 7iGuide Button Use the iGuide button to access the “electronic“ version of the Dimension Vista® System Operator’s Guide the iGuide.  When complete, select the X in the upper-right corner to close this window and continue.Use the iGuide button to access the electronic version of the Dimension Vista system Operator's guide. The iGuide displays the same information as the printed version of Operator's guide along with the following features; electronic table of contents, index and search feature, multi media such as animations and video, colored photos, diagrams, and charts. Dimension Vista System Routine Functions Learn about the Routine Functions. Slide NumberText BlocksCalloutsAudio ScriptImage File1Routine Functions                                  Use Routine Function screens to perform everyday tasks. Routine screens are grouped into the following categories: • Setup • Patient Samples • System   Select Next to continue. Note: If audio does not automatically start, select the play arrow in the top left to begin.Use Routine function screens to perform everyday tasks. Routine screens are grouped into the following categories; Setup, Patient Samples, System. To access routine screens select a button from the routine function menu located at the bottom of each screen. These buttons are also called first tier buttons because routine screens can have second and third tier buttons too. Let's learn what kind f routine screens you'll find in each category and how to navigate to the screen you need to perform a daily task.2Use Setup screens to: • Check supplies needed for processing • Replenish supplies • Empty waste Select Next to continue. Use Setup Screen second tier buttons to perform the following tasks; check supplies needed for processing, replenish supplies, empty waste, replace system fluids, IMT consumables and check reagent inventory.3Use Patient Samples screens to: • Review the processing status of samples • Look up test results • Enter test requests manually Select Next to continue. Use Patient Samples second tier screens to perform the following tasks; review the processing status of samples, lookup test results for all samples, stat samples, or review problem samples. Enter test requests manually and review sample rack details. Third tier buttons allow you to perform additional tasks. These tasks will be covered in the sample processing lesson.4Use System screens to: • Review test method summary data • Enter the Daily log • View error logs                           • Calibrate the IMT  When complete, select the X in the upper-right corner to close the window and continue.Use System second tier screens to perform the following tasks; record the daily log, review test method summary data such as calibration and quality control results, maintain the IMT and view error logs. Third tier buttons appear on each screen to perform additional tasks. Al completar con éxito este curso, usted será capaz de: Identificar los pasos necesarios para preparar el sistema para la ejecución de muestras Identificar los pasos necesarios para preparar las muestras para su ejecución en CLINITEK Novus Ejecutar muestras utilizando el muestreador de gradillas y el modo urgencia Recordará cómo revisar los resultados, imprimir informes de pacientes y enviar los resultados de la muestra al LIS Seleccione Siguiente para continuar. ¡Felicidades! Ha completado el curso de capacitación en línea del procesamiento de muestras del CLINITEK Novus ™. A continuación se enumeran los puntos clave que se han presentado. Tómese el tiempo para revisar el material antes de pasar al cuestionario final. El sistema debe mostrar Listo en la barra de estado para iniciar un análisis de muestra. Si el instrumento no está listo, compruebe los mensajes en el registro de estado para ver el motivo del estado no listo. Por ejemplo, ¿es necesario limpiar el pozo de densidad? También es posible que deba comprobar el suministro de tarjetas de tiras reactivas y solución de lavado. Los sensores indicarán cuándo los desechos de tarjeta o los residuos líquidos están llenos, pero ahora puede ser un buen momento para comprobar su estado. Si hay una impresora disponible, verifique el suministro de papel en la impresora. Seleccione Siguiente para continuar. From the Home Screen select the View Current Activity button to display screens with a summary of the current activities in the following areas: Calibration QC Hydrations IMT Off Peak In Progress Mechanism Capabilities Current Activity Screen Learn about the Current Activity Screen. Base ImageHotspotsText BlocksImage FileQC Button: Displays a list of QC methods processing, QC that was performed in the last 24 hours and QC to be performed in the next 24 hours.  Results, triggers, fluid, type and reagent lot information is also listed.Calibration Button: Displays a list of calibrations processing, calibrations performed in the last 24 hours and calibrations to be performed in the next 24 hours.  Status, trigger and reagent lot information is also listed.Hydration Button: Displays the current and scheduled hydration.  Hydrations that will take place during Off-Peak Activities have a designation of predictive.IMT Button: Displays date and time of the following information: IMT calibration, sensor replacement, both Routine and Advanced clean.  Criteria are monitored and when conditions are not met a message is displayed to prompt the user to perform an IMT Advanced clean at the next sensor replacement.  This will ensure proper flow and improve performance.Off-Peak Button: The screen is divided into 2 parts: Completed Off-Peak Activities: Date and time with a list of methods calibrated and Flex cartridges hydrated. Next scheduled Off-Peak Activities: List of tasks and the methods that are to be calibrated and hydrated. In Progress: Overall workload is displayed including samples, QC and Calibrations with estimated time of completion.  A scheduling status posts when a sample is not on board or the system is "Awaiting Needs".Tests completed in last hour: Tests completed in the last hour are calculated.Vista System Start Time: Date and time of the last software restart, or if the system was paused, the message will change to read, "cuvette thermal in range in approximately minutes".  This indicated when processing can resume.Mechanism Capabilities: Relevant mechanisms are listed when they are either in yellow or red halted status.Legend: Highlighted color indicates the following: Completed = light blue Processing = dark blue Upcoming = white