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Lab Administration for the Orchard Enterprise Lab Microbiology Module

Lab Administration for the Orchard® Enterprise Lab™ Microbiology Module is intended for Lab Administrators who are preparing to install Orchard Enterprise Lab with the Microbiology module at their facility, or are new to using Orchard’s software. The training is a combination of foundational theory and hands-on exercises using the software. Training is taught through a virtual classroom.

Class Dates


  • June 14, 2024
  • September 13, 2024
  • October 18, 2024
  • December 6, 2024

Class Times

9:30 AM-4:30 PM (Eastern)

Lab Administration for Orchard Enterprise Lab*

*This single-day microbiology class builds on concepts learned during the lab administration class for Orchard Enterprise Lab.

Class Information

Class Level: New User
Role: Lab Administrators
Orchard Products: Orchard Enterprise Lab with the Microbiology module

Target Audience

Lab Administrators preparing to install the microbiology module for Orchard Enterprise Lab at their facility or new to using the Orchard Enterprise Lab Microbiology module.

Class Level

Lab Administration for the Orchard Enterprise Lab Microbiology Module is considered introductory training. The training starts with foundational concepts that build upon one another, leading the learner to a fundamental understanding of their Orchard system. Existing users who require a refresher on the basics may also attend, recognizing that the class is geared toward new users.

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 3.5 total contact hours (3.5 CMP points).

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

Class Overview

This training provides instruction on system functionality and opportunities to practice performing common microbiology testing configurations in Orchard Enterprise Lab. This learning experience prepares Lab System Administrators to perform pre-installation tasks and work with their Field Implementation Analyst during implementation.

The training includes lectures, activities, and hands-on exercises in the training database.

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.


Microbiology Workup

  • Discuss the Microbiology Media Setup pop-up
  • Detail how to work with the Microbiology Work Card
  • Discuss how to reopen a report for an amendment or addendum

Configuring a Microbiology Culture

  • Configure Microbiology testing
  • Configure Microbiology tests
  • Describe and configure Microbiology order choices
  • Describe and configure Result Evaluation Rules for Microbiology
  • Configure reporting to Public Health Agencies
  • Explain Microbiology workflows