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Course description: 

Skill Level: Introductory
This course is one of several in the "Plain and Simple" Series. DO NOT take this if you have already taken "DICOM Plain and Simple". Understanding DICOM Plain and Simple is a revised 2008 edition, written for those who have little or no understanding of the topic DICOM. DICOM is a standard for the handling of medical images on a network. This standardized method for handling images allows the hospital or imaging center to connect devices from different vendors and have them all operate as an integrated system (interoperability). Once the student has completed the course he/she will be able to understand how networks function, describe the reasons why medical imaging networks exist, understand the fundamentals by which images are transferred through hospitals networks, understand the importance of networking standard, describe the basic services of DICOM.

 

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Course objectives: 

Once the student has completed the course he/she will be able to:

  • Discuss how networks function.
  • Describe the reasons why medical imaging networks exist.
  • Describe the fundamentals by which images are transferred through hospital networks.
  • Explain the importance of networking standards.
  • Describe the basic services of DICOM.
  • Recognize the importance of DICOM in the entire hospital IT infrastructure.
Course details

Delivery method: 

  • eLearning

Language: 

  • English

Course author(s): 

Thomas Giordano

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