What you will learn

Course description: 

The Philips Information Center iX (PIC iX) System combines the real-time monitoring surveillance of a central station with clinical decision support tools. PIIC iX permits capturing complete waveforms, trends, alarms, and numerics from networked IntelliVue Patient Monitors (IPMs), Telemetry Systems, and the HeartStart MRx Monitor/Defibrillator.

Systems range from a single PIIC iX Local (stand-alone) to a High Availability networked Enterprise system supporting 1250 beds and connected to various systems, such as Web Servers, Hospital Information Systems, Active Directory, ICIP Systems, 12-Lead ECG Management Systems, External Time Sources, Paging Systems, and Bedsides.

This course covers installation, maintenance and configuration of the PIICiX Rev C.02 application.

Topics addressed are:

  • Theory of operation
  • Installation
  • Configuration
  • Operation
  • System Upgrade
  • Troubleshooting
  • Performance of system tests
  • RSN

Course Material #  MXU0011-A27  

Tuition: $5,100 USD/$5,119 CAD Prices are for USA & Canada only, subject to change without notice.

It is recommended that the student is familiar with/able to:

  • Install MS Software
  • NIC Configuration
  • IPM Network Settings

This course is an Instructor Led Training (ILT). This means that you must attend in-class/lab presentations and complete a series of lab exercises before you will be considered as trained. The tasks must be completed under the supervision of an instructor or designee.

Course objectives: 

Upon successful completion of the course the learner will be able to:

  • Define centralized monitoring
  • Define PIC iX
  • Download supporting documentation
  • Identify basic features of a PICiX C system
  • Discuss factory shipment considerations
  • Discuss security and passwords
  • Review/define Philips specified hardware for PIC iX
  • Define topology: Institution Name, Zones, Clinical Unit, Equipment Room, Smart Hopping Zone
  • Describe differences B to C
  • Describe licensing for C
  • Describe migration B to C
  • Describe deployment options/changes for Rev C
  • Describe PIIC iX Software Versioning Rules B and C
  • Describe functions/characteristics of PatientLink
  • Describe MS security updates/antivirus
  • Perform PICiX software patch upgrades
  • Describe various disconnect modes
  • Describe clinical settings for PICiX
  • Describe remote services for PICiX
Course details

Course Code: 


Delivery method: 

  • Instructor-led


  • English


4 Days

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