System Services Training

Advanced Ultrasound Systems offers practical, hands-on training that is ideal for biomedical technicians and field service engineers. Through our courses, prospective or practicing stenographers and technologists learn to understand key issues that impact imaging and ultrasound systems while also learning the proper ways to maintain and service any installed systems with confidence. With specialized classes for all major OEM brands, class instructor Jim Carr has extensive experience in field service, quality assurance, regulatory affairs, manufacturing, product development and technical support during his time at Technicare, Johnson & Johnson Ultrasound and Acuson.

In addition to gaining technical knowledge, students of Advanced Ultrasound Systems’ training programs also receive priority service on parts requests as well as extended telephone or Skype technical support in the field. This is yet another way that we stand behind what we teach and ensure that our students are making a positive impact in the imaging industry wherever advanced repairs at a component-level are needed. Through our hands-on learning sessions, students can learn system theory, troubleshooting steps, preventative maintenance training and quality assurance.

What Should I Expect?

UAE Office

AUS regularly holds classes in our new dedicated training facility located at our headquarters in Tulsa, OK. Students have access to dozens of ultrasound systems and the expertise of Advanced Ultrasound Systems techs and engineers. Students graduate our classes knowing how to service systems and complete performance testing that ensures maximum up-time and clinical efficacy, with or without OEM cooperation.

Available Courses

Advanced Ultrasound Systems makes every effort possible to ensure that our students have access to a wide range of OEM systems to ensure they are prepared for the field. Our scheduled courses are constantly being updated and add to annually to ensure students are working with the most popular ultrasound systems throughout the training process. Some of the courses that we currently provide at our Tulsa, Oklahoma training facilities include:

  • GE Logiq E9 / Vivid E9
  • GE Voluson E10 / E8 / E6
  • GE Voluson S8 / S6
  • GE Vivid S5/ S6
  • GE Portables (Vivid i/ q, Logiq e, Voluson i/ e)
  • Philips Epiq 7 / Epiq 5
  • Philips Sparq
  • Philips Affiniti 70/ 50 (prerequisite; Epiq 7 training)
  • Philips iU22/ iE33
  • Philips EnVisor/ HD11
  • Philips CX50/CX30
  • Siemens Acuson S3000/ S2000/ S1000
  • Siemens Acuson SC2000
  • Siemens Acuson X300/ X150
  • Siemens Acuson Antares
  • Toshiba/Canon Medical TUS-A Series (Aplio 500/ 400/ 300)
  • Toshiba Medical Aplio MX/ XG/ XV, Xario XG
  • ​Toshiba Medical Nemio/ Nemio XG

Instructor

Jim Carr

Jim Carr

Class Instructor

With over 30 years of experience in diagnostic imaging, Jim Carr is our lead instructor. Technically trained and experienced on multiple imaging modalities, Jim is regarded as a technical expert on diagnostic ultrasound systems and transducers. His career includes extensive experience in field service, quality assurance, regulatory affairs, manufacturing, product development and technical support during his time at Technicare, Johnson & Johnson Ultrasound and Acuson.

Most recently, he has provided leadership for the technical operations and quality systems at multivendor service organizations; as the executive director of service programs for Unisyn Medical Technologies and as VP of operations and quality at Sonora Medical Systems.

Jim has been a frequent presenter of seminars and workshops at biomedical and clinical engineering meetings on subjects such as testing and quality assurance of ultrasound systems and developing a support strategy for diagnostic imaging equipment. We are very fortunate to have Jim on the Advanced Ultrasound Systems team and our students are eager to learn from the best.

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