FLC: Performing an Exam
This job aid will cover the steps to Perform a patient exam on a system using
the Fluorospot Compact (FLC) platform.
FLC: Performing an Exam XPRF The following Job Aid focuses on performing an exam on the Fluorospot Compact (FLC). Step 1 Updating the worklist and selecting the patient exam is done from the “Patient” tab. a.) From the “Patient” subtask card, select the “Update RIS” (1) icon to update the worklist. The patient may also be manually created using the “Create New Study” (2) icon. Patient Settings Service (2) RIS RIS (1) Note: The “Patient-based Worklist Query” icon (RIS icon with the keyboard) is an update function used to search the worklist for a specific patient using their demographic data. b.) Select the desired patient from the “Preregistered Patient” list by double clicking on the pa- tient’s name, or highlighting the patient and choose the “Examination” tab. Preregistered Patients Examined Patients Archiving Information Patient Name |Patient ID |Social Security No. Date of Birth Sex Study Description Ward Military Patient Test 220520 ... 01-06-196 ... F Pelvis 2 View Standing testing 220520 .. 01-06-196 ... F ABDOMEN 3 VIEWS_S Emergency 64 E_64 05-22-202 ... O XR ANKLE min 3 views right Emergency 63 E_63 05-21-202 ... O Emergency 62 E_62 05-13-202 ... O ABDOMEN 3 VIEWS_S test 61 E_61 04-30-202 ... O ELBOW 2 VIEW BILATER ... SIEMENS Unrestricted 0 Published by Siemens Healthcare GmbH © Siemens Healthcare GmbH, 2020 Job Aid Effective Date: 07/22/2020 | HOOD05162003109425 Healthineers Job Aid | Performing an Exam Effective Date: 07/22/2020 | HOO05162003109425 Step 2 All exposures are made from the “Examination” tab. a.) Select the desired view from the OGP box. All views start with either a T (Table), W(Wall) or X(Tabletop) indicator. Note: If a view is not available in the correct location, you can utilize the “Acquisition Mode” (1) icon to change the location (T, W or X) of the desired view. Emergency 64 05-22-2020 o X ANKLE AP Right T ANKLE OBL Right W ANKLE LAT Right C CASSETTE (1) b.) Once the desired view is chosen, the patient has been positioned and collimation is cor- rect, verify the system is “Ready” and make the exposure. Ready 0% hu Step 3 After completing exposures, images can be post processed under the “Postprocessing” tab. a.) From the “Process” subtask card, images can be rotated and flipped using the “Flip Vertical” (1) “Flip Horizontal” (2) and ”Image Rotation” (3) icons. Process. Graphics Rad (1) (2) 70 05 70 -O- (3) SIEMENS Unrestricted 0 Published by Siemens Healthcare GmbH © Siemens Healthcare GmbH, 2020 Job Aid Effective Date: 07/22/2020 | HOOD05162003109425 Healthineers Page 2 of 5 Job Aid | Performing an Exam Effective Date: 07/22/2020 | HOO05162003109425 b.) From the “Graphics” subtask card, images are annotated and labeled with a digital marker. The “Set Label” (1) and “Enter Text or Comment” (2) icons are indicated below. Note: When using the “Enter Text or Comment” option, always use the “Text” entry box. Process. Graphics DSA (1) 5 XYZ (2) c.) From the “Rad” subtask card, images can be cropped (1) and amplification(2) can be ad- justed. *Amplification can be used to lighten or darken the image before sending to PACS. Note: To apply changes select the checkmark icon (3). Process. Graphics Rad (1) Auto-cropping Set black (2) Auto-window Amplification 5.6 Auto (3) 14INx17IN Step 4 Once all images are post processed, continue to the “Documentation” tab to send desired images to PACS. SIEMENS Unrestricted 0 Published by Siemens Healthcare GmbH © Siemens Healthcare GmbH, 2020 Job Aid Effective Date: 07/22/2020 | HOOD05162003109425 Healthineers Page 3 of 5 Job Aid | Performing an Exam Effective Date: 07/22/2020 | HOO05162003109425 a.) Verify all images intended for PACS are marked for sending. An image is marked or un- marked by right clicking the image. S2 1 SM S3 S3 b.) From the “Send” subtask card, all images are sent by selecting the “DICOM Send” icon. Select Film Send Target 1 Target 2 Target 3 Send Exam Protocol as: SC image DICOM Dose SR Override configured settings ? Note: Any images not sent to PACS, can be deleted via the “Select” subtask card, and the “Delete” icon. Select Film Send X SIEMENS Unrestricted 0 Published by Siemens Healthcare GmbH © Siemens Healthcare GmbH, 2020 Job Aid Effective Date: 07/22/2020 | HOOD05162003109425 Healthineers Page 4 of 5 Job Aid | Performing an Exam Effective Date: 07/22/2020 | HOO05162003109425 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 co llectively “Operator Manual”) issued by Siemens Healthineers. This material is to be used as training material only and shall 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 cauti ons. 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 country 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 auth ority. Offenders „ liable for damages. 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