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System Administration for Orchard Point-of-Care

System Administration for Orchard® Point-of-Care™ is intended for System Administrators who are preparing to install an Orchard system 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


  • October 6, 2023
  • November 3, 2023

Class Times

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

System Administration for Orchard Enterprise Solutions*

*This single-day point-of-care class builds on concepts learned during the system administration class for Orchard’s enterprise solutions.

Class Information

Class Level: New User
Role: System Administrators
Orchard Products: Orchard® Point-of-Care

Target Audience

System Administrators preparing to install an Orchard system at their facility or new to using Orchard Point-of-Care.

Class Level

System Administration for Orchard Point-of-Care 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 5.5 total contact hours (5.5 CMP points/5.5 CMLE credits).

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 point-of-care testing configurations in Orchard Point-of-Care. This learning experience prepares POCT Managers/Coordinators 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.

Introducing Orchard Point-of-Care

  • Describe Orchard Point-of-Care
  • Describe the Dashboard
  • Describe the navigation

POCT New Client Setup

  • Describe the configuration hierarchy
  • Explain how to create a POC test location, user, and role
  • Explain how to assign a user to a role

Tests and Order Choices

  • Explain how to configure POC tests and order choices
  • Explain how to configure formulas
  • Explain how to configure tests

Instrument Management

  • Identify the pages utilized for instrument management
  • Explain how to use the Instruments Types page
  • Explain how to use the Instruments page
  • Explain how to use the Instrument Management pages
  • Explain Orchard Device Engine

Certification Management

  • Describe certifications
  • Explain how to maintain certification records
  • Describe certification reminders

Reviewing & Approving Results

  • Explain how to use the Work in Progress page
  • Explain how to configure result evaluation rules
  • Explain how to use the Reference Lab Results page
  • Explain how to configure result approval rules

QC Management

  • Explain how to configure QC
  • Explain how to order, result, and approve QC
  • Describe how to review QC
  • Describe linearity