The DICOM Workflow Management and Structured Reports self-paced course provide a comprehensive exploration of advanced concepts in Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine (DICOM). This course is meticulously crafted to equip participants with the knowledge and skills necessary to optimize workflow efficiency, interpret structured reports accurately, and implement robust processes for Computer-Aided Detection (CAD) processing. Participants will delve into the intricacies of the DICOM information model, including the utilization of unique identifiers, and learn to establish a dose registration system using Dose Structured Reports as input. 

Learning Objectives

By the end of this course, students will be able to 

  • Identify the necessary services to support an efficient workflow 
  • Interpret structured reports for measurements 
  • Establish a workflow for CAD processing 
  • Understand the DICOM information model and use unique identifiers 
  • Set up a dose registration system using Dose SR as input 

Format/Class Structure

This course is self-paced, accessible completely online. You can expect to spend about 4 hours completing this course. 

Who Should Take This Course 

This self-paced course is suitable for: 

  • Healthcare IT professionals seeking specialized knowledge in DICOM workflow management and structured reports. 
  • Radiologic technologists and professionals involved in medical imaging aiming to enhance their expertise in optimizing workflow efficiency and interpreting structured reports. 

Content Outline

Module 1: Workflow:

  • Storage commitment 
  • MPPS 
  • Information model 
  • Image Availability 

Module 2: SR types and KO

  • Structured Reports 
  • Structure 
  • Different types of SR 
  • Key image 

Module 3: Advanced SR

  • CAD SR 
  • Measurements 
  • Dose 
  • Substance administration 

Module 4: GPWL, WADO, HP, SD, app h, GSDF:

  • General Purpose Work-list 
  • Hanging Protocols 
  • Structured display 
  • Email and WADO 
  • GSDF 
  • Application hosting 

CE Credit

The Society for Imaging Informatics in Medicine has approved this activity for 4.0 hours of SIIM IIP Credits towards certification and re-certification by the American Board of Imaging Informatics (ABII).

To receive credit for the activity, registrants must complete the course modules and survey.

Note: In order to receive credits for any events/learning you attend you must select your eligible credit types found in the CE & Certification section of your MySIIM Account profile.

After registering for the course, navigate to My Learning in your MySIIM Account profile to access the content.

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  • Data Sets & Management
  • Emerging Technologies
  • Interoperability
  • Standards
  • Systems Management
  • Training
  • Workflow & Productivity

Credit Amount


Credit Type


Non-Member Cost


Member Cost


Proficiency Level

Beginner, Intermediate

Delivery Type

  • On-Demand

Audience Type

  • Clinician
  • Developer
  • Imaging IT
  • Physician
  • Researcher/Scientist
  • Student Member in Training (SMIT)
  • Vendor


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