What you will learn

Course description: 

The purpose of this onsite training program is to provide radiologists and/or technologists with the ability to understand and execute all basic functions and options of the Philips IntelliSpace Breast (ISB) Reading WorkStation (RWS). Training will consist of both didactic and hands-on instruction. We will provide theoretical concepts and associated clinical reinforcement of mammography, using exercises and demonstrations of proper techniques to display the anatomy in question. The radiologists and/or technologists should be able to perform and understand all technical and clinical aspects of the IntelliSpace Breast (ISB) System. This will include theory and clinical use on the following listed in the outline. Key operators are expected to provide the training to the rest of the staff operators and additional radiology personnel as well as maintain the system for optimal image quality and functionality.

Evaluation: Upon conclusion, the trainee shall demonstrate the ability to set up and manipulate the system, complete procedures efficiently, and display image quality evaluation through practicum and exercise. Also, they may complete a skills checklist.

Topics Include:

  • Introduction and application background
  • Tehcnical Aspects
  • Startup/Exit
  • Image Reading
  • Rating
  • Retrieving and exporting studies
  • Review






Course objectives: 

Upon completing this program, the participant should:

  • Have an understanding of the Advanced Workstation currently in use today
  • Understand any issues associated with the use of the ISB / RWS
  • Understand how the Mammo images are generated and manipulated
  • Understand basic functionality and workflow of the ISB / RWS
Course details

Delivery method: 

  • Instructor-led


  • English


24 Hours

Course author(s): 

Deborah Richard-Kowalski

Course instructor(s) : 

Philips Instructor

Course disclaimer: 

The content is for information and education only. The content is not intended to provide medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Please see the full terms of use for this content and this website.

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