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Data Innovations offers Training Programs and Training Materials for instructor-led courses and self-education to cover the features, configurations, installation and operations of Instrument Manager™ (IM) and EP Evaluator® (EE).

Data Innovations is approved as a provider of continuing education programs in the clinical laboratory by the ASCLS P.A.C.E.® Program, and is registered with CE Broker® for Florida. These certifications are only for our instructor-led Instrument Manager courses.










Training Courses


  Recorded Webinar Vermont Office Regional
Instrument Manager: Basics of System Build, Use and Maintenance  
Instrument Manager: Rules  
EP Evaluator: Overview    
EP Evaluator: Project Management    
EP Evaluator: Hematology Method Comparison    
EP Evaluator: Rapid Results Entry    
EP Evaluator: Establishing Performance Standards    
Red: Instrument Manager Training Course
Blue: EP Evaluator Training Course








Course Descriptions


Instrument Manager: Basics of System Build, Use and Maintenance


Course Objectives
At the conclusion of this training participants will be able to:
  • Describe basic Instrument Manager operation
  • Acquire and implement device drivers, create device configurations and connections
  • Manipulate test code, error code, fluid code and instrument ID mapping
  • Perform basic system troubleshooting
  • Analyze information generated by troubleshooting tools
  • Configure Backup
  • Configure and use Notifier to send alert messages for system predefined or user defined events
  • Access online user guides and navigate web help function
Intended Audience

Persons responsible for the building and administration of new IM installations. Depending on client, this may include members of IT and Lab departments, as well as consultants employed for building IM and related (i.e. LIS) systems.

Course Length

2 Days

Continuing Education Credits

15 Hours


Vermont Office
9am-5:30pm ET
January 7-8, 2020 February 25-26, 2020 March 10-11, 2020 April 7-8, 2020 May 12-13, 2020 June 16-17, 2020
Regional
9am-5:30pm Local Time
December 3-4, 2019
Orlando, FL
January 28-29, 2020
Orlando, FL
February 4-5, 2020
Orlando, FL
March 24-25, 2020
Nashville, TN
April 28-29, 2020
Nashville, TN
May 19-20, 2020
Dallas, TX
June 2-3, 2020
Dallas, TX

 


Instrument Manager: Rules


Course Objectives
At the conclusion of this training participants will be able to:
  • Explain how data flow through IM impacts Rule evaluation
  • Describe the components of the IM Rules application
  • Differentiate among Result, Request Specimen Management rules
  • Demonstrate process for design, creation and validation of rules
  • Apply the acquired comprehension to construct rules that: set reference ranges for analytes, flag results outside of reference ranges, flag panic values, flag results that are affected by specimen integrity concerns (HIL), calculate Delta Check for specific analytes
  • Apply the acquired comprehension to create and implement rules specific to participant’s requirements
  • Validate and document the performance of rules
Intended Audience

Persons responsible for writing and validating Instrument Manager Rules. Depending on client, this may include members of IT and Lab departments, as well as consultants employed for building IM and related (i.e. LIS) systems.

Course Length

3 days

Continuing Education Credits

20 Hours


Vermont Office
9am-4:30pm ET
December 17-19, 2019 January 28-30, 2020 March 24-26, 2020 May 5-7, 2020 June 23-25, 2020
Regional
9am-4:30pm Local Time
November 19-21, 2019
Orlando, FL
December 3-5, 2019
Nashville, TN
February 25-27, 2020
Orlando, FL
April 21-23, 2020
Nashville, TN
June 16-18, 2020
Dallas, TX

 



Free Webinar Download

Course Objectives
At the conclusion of this training the attendee will be able to:
  • Navigate the Program Menu items, and identify the key screens
  • Open the statistical modules
  • Create new experiments
  • Enter data 2 of the 10 ways
  • Preview and Print Reports
  • Explain which modules to use for New method installation and ongoing performance verification
  • Describe key Statistical modules in EE 11.2
Intended Audience

Laboratory Technologist, supervisors, clinical chemists, Technical specialists, Manufacturers field technical representatives, Manufacturers development scientists. All personnel who will be using EP evaluator or its reports to evaluate the performance of laboratory methods.

Hardware Requirements

You need only a computer with high speed Internet connection to download the file. The file format is .mp4 and can be played by most devices.




EP Evaluator: Project Management

Free Webinar Download

Course Objectives
At the conclusion of this training the attendee will be able to:
  • Create a new project
  • View project inventory
  • Use the Utilities / File manager
  • Backup projects
Intended Audience

Laboratory Technologist, supervisors, clinical chemists, Technical specialists, Manufacturers field technical representatives, Manufacturers development scientists. All personnel who will be using EP evaluator or its reports to evaluate the performance of laboratory methods.

Hardware Requirements

You need only a computer with high speed Internet connection to download the file. The file format is .mp4 and can be played by most devices.




EP Evaluator: Hematology Method Comparison

Free Webinar Download

Course Objectives
At the end of the session you should be able to:
  • Explain the purpose of the Hematology Method Comparison Module
  • Describe the benefits of using HMC vs AMC
  • Use The HMC Example Project and spreadsheet “HMC example.xls” as a learning tool
  • Create new Studies
  • Paste data into an experiment
  • Review and Print Reports
Intended Audience

Laboratory Technologist, supervisors, clinical chemists, Technical specialists, Manufacturers field technical representatives, Manufacturers development scientists. All personnel who will be using EP evaluator or its reports to evaluate the performance of laboratory methods.




EP Evaluator: Rapid Results Entry

Free Webinar Download

Course Objectives

At the conclusion of this training the attendee will be able to:

  • Explain the concept of RRE
  • Locate and use example resources in your copy of EP Evaluator to
    • Copy and paste data from excel into single experiments and multiple experiments
  • Create a policy definition and make it your Master project.
Intended Audience

Laboratory Technologist, supervisors, clinical chemists, Technical specialists, Manufacturers field technical representatives, Manufacturers development scientists. All personnel who will be using EP evaluator or its reports to evaluate the performance of laboratory methods.

Hardware Requirements

You need only a computer with high speed Internet connection to download the file. The file format is .mp4 and can be played by most devices.




EP Evaluator: Establishing Performance Standards

Free Webinar Download

Course Objectives

At the conclusion of this training the attendee will be able to:

  • Define Performance Standards
  • Explain how to find existing TEA for your Laboratory’s established tests
  • Describe what to put in the parameters screen boxes for allowable error
  • Explain how to compute TEA when CLIA or CAP says to use +/- 3SD
Intended Audience

Laboratory Technologist, supervisors, clinical chemists, Technical specialists, Manufacturers field technical representatives, Manufacturers development scientists. All personnel who will be using EP evaluator or its reports to evaluate the performance of laboratory methods.

Hardware Requirements

You need only a computer with high speed Internet connection to download the file. The file format is .mp4 and can be played by most devices.




Training Frequently Asked Questions

Data Innovations Training Cancellation or Rescheduling Policy:

  • Requests to cancel or reschedule training must be made to your DI Sales or Consulting representative at least 20 business days prior to scheduled training start date.
  • If training reschedule requests are received at least 20 business days prior to start date, trainees can be rescheduled for an available seat in a comparable program at either our South Burlington, VT offices or U.S. regional training locations. Data Innovations cannot guarantee seat availability for training in the original site for which trainee had been scheduled.
  • Reschedule requests or cancellations made less than 20 business days prior to start date, or no shows, are subject to a rescheduling fee up to the full price of the training seat.

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Instructors

  • Marcy Anderson, MS, MT(ASCP)
  • Lori A. Mathez , MT(ASCP)
  • Carolyn Spencer MT (ASCP)
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