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Advanced User Training for Orchard Harvest

Advanced User Training for Orchard® Harvest is intended for users who are familiar with Orchard Harvest and looking to acquire advanced knowledge and skills with the software. The training is a combination of theory, analysis, troubleshooting, and hands-on exercises utilizing the software. Training is taught through a virtual classroom.

Class Dates

Class Information

  • June 11-13, 2024
  • September 10-12, 2024
  • December 3-5, 2024

Class Times

10:00 AM-4:30 PM (Eastern)

Class Level: Advanced User
Role: System Administrators
Orchard Products: Orchard Harvest

Target Audience

System Administrators who previously attended System Administration class and want to learn more about your system.

Class Level

Advanced User Training for Orchard Harvest is intended for users who are familiar with the system. This course is considered advanced-level training. It is not intended for new users who do not have previous Orchard Harvest knowledge or experience. Completion of the System Administration for Orchard Harvest training course is recommended prior to taking this course.

Continuing Education/Contact Hours

Orchard Software Corporation is approved as a provider of continuing education (C.E.) programs in the clinical laboratory sciences by the ASCP Board of Certification.

This training course is approved for 15.5 total contact hours (15.5 CMP points).

You will receive a Certificate of Participation upon completion of this course.

Class Overview

This advanced user training is designed to build on the System Administration for Orchard Harvest training class. Discover ways to configure Orchard Harvest to meet your unique laboratory needs.

The training includes lectures, activities, and hands-on laboratory exercises in the Orchard training database. It focuses on advanced topics and configurations that will assist you to efficiently use and troubleshoot your system. There will be opportunities to network with other learners in the class.

At the end of the training, you will be provided a link to an online Training Evaluation. The feedback received from this evaluation is used to improve the course. 


Advanced Security Configuration

  • Identify and describe the security hierarchy
  • Describe and configure sign in and password settings
  • Describe and configure authentication options
  • Describe and configure how to assign security settings to a user
  • Describe and configure emergency sign
  • Describe and configure restricted access
  • Troubleshoot security issues

Advanced Table Configuration

  • Describe and configure rejected order choice notifications
  • Import ICD and NCD codes
  • Describe and configure result evaluation rules
  • Describe and configure automatic result approval

Working with Hematology Results

  • Describe and configure the Hematology Test Results window
  • Describe and configure the Manual Differential window

Quality Control & Quality Assurance

  • Describe the two types of quality control rules
  • Describe how to organize and collect in house data
  • Describe how to export data for API Proficiency Testing

Administrative Functions

  • Describe how to add external links
  • Describe and configure the Turnaround Time Report
  • Describe and configure the Overdue Order Choice Report
  • Configure laboratory monitor mode.
  • Configuring Overdue Time and Overdue Status in Review Results
  • Describe and configure advanced browsers


  • Describe how to prepare for a call to Technical Support
  • Troubleshooting Issues

New Features

  • Using the Orchard Resource Center (ORC) Portal.
  • Accessing Release Notes