Forrest General Medical Center Advanced Medical Transcription Course

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Cengage Learning, 2004 - Medical - 271 pages
The third edition of Forrest General Medical Center provides relevant, realistic learning materials for advanced medical transcriptionists. This book may be used in a traditional classroom setting or as a self-paced resource for practitioners who wish to upgrade their medical transcription and terminology skills. Whether you work in an allied health or court-reporting field, a medical office or a business office, this educational package presents learning activities that will develop and refine transcription skills to a competitive level. This book is organized by medical specialty; each chapter includes an overview of the specialty, relevant abbreviations, anatomic illustrations, important terminology and pronunciations, transcription tips, and useful web links. Each chapter also includes a critical thinking challenge that enhances the skills and professionalism of the advanced student. Audio transcription exercises are also available for practice with live dictation. The audio exercises are available in several different formats including audio tape and audio files you can download from the internet right to your computer!
 

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Contents

References
1
Professionalism
7
Chapter
11
Surgery
33
Cardiology
47
Diagnostic ImagingInterventional
61
Pathology
73
Orthopedics 95
95
UrologyNephrology Terminology
131
Supportive Web Sites
137
HematologyInfectious Diseases
151
Transcription Tips
157
Anatomic Illustrations
163
Transcription Tips
170
Transcription Tips
176
Otorhinolaryngology
189

Gastroenterology
109
RespiratoryPulmonary Medicine
119
Supportive Web Sites
125
Contents
239
Types of Sutures and Suture Materials
250
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About the author (2004)

Donna Stewart, Ed.D., holds the title of Professor Emeritus from The University of Southern Mississippi. Her career spanned 32 years teaching Business Technology Education, during which time she also served for 5 years as an administrator. Part of her teaching responsibilities included designing and teaching beginning and advanced medical transcription courses to court reporting majors. As part of a professional internship program offered by the university, she worked part time in three medical offices; as a result, she later contracted with a large hospital in Hattiesburg, MS, to train medical transcriptionists. Dr. Stewart is a member of the Association for Healthcare Documentation Integrity (AHDI). She serves with the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools as team chair for institutional visits. She resides in Hattiesburg, MS, where she enjoys spending time with her two grandchildren.

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