Comprehensive 16-Tape Package
All nine specialties described below are in one 16-Tape set. Includes transcript (answer keys) in .PDF format, viewable with FREE Adobe Acrobat Reader from www.adobe.com.
Cardiology: 44 dictations. Includes exercise treadmill tests, cardiac catheterizations, echocardiograms, 24-hour Holter monitors, and more! Very rapid and challenging dictation, and an excellent tool for the MT who wants increase his or her employability.
ESL Internal Medicine: 51 Dictations. English speaking with a foreign accent. 51 challenging dictations covering a variety of scenarios in the average Internal Medicine practice. (This is a one-tape set.)
Family Medicine: 68 dictations. Shift from otitis media to a GYN exam to sebaceous cyst removal, and much more!This set is packed with medications, lab values, special testing, and procedures. Provides a window of opportunity for the new MT!
Gastroenterology: 44 dictations. Endoscopies, colonoscopies, and a good reason to create a macro for the term esophagogastroduodenoscopy. Heavy labs and meds. Includes letters to referring physicians. Rapid dictation and broad in subject matter.
General Surgery: Mastectomy, laparoscopic cholecystectomy, right thyroid lobectomy and more. Also includes discharge summaries. Heavy instrumentation as one might expect. A unique opportunity for an MT to gain experience that is otherwise difficult to obtain. (This is a one-tape set.)
Neurology: Begins with a necessary in-depth introduction, intended to be transcribed, which covers deeply the A&P of the neurological system. Four highly complex case histories follow. Heavy terminology and quite challenging.
Otolaryngology: 32 dictations. Laryngeal carcinoma, peritonsillar abscess removal, myringotomy, and much more. Also includes letters to referring physicians. This specialty is unjustifiably underestimated in its level of interest. Another great opportunity to increase your employability.
Radiology: 143 dictations. Plain x-ray, sonography, CAT scans, mammograms, barium studies, and the list goes on and on. Whether or not you choose to work solely in Radiology you will definitely reflect on this experience many times over the course of your MT career. Highly recommended regardless of your MT destination.
Urology: 52 dictations. Circumcision, infertility, impotence, vasectomy, and prostate cancer are just a few subjects covered thoroughly in this incredibly broad specialty. Also includes letters to referring physicians. Urology is a booming industry in desperate need of experienced MTs, and even more so since the advent of Viagra.
Taped Dictation is Being Replaced
While many older physicians are giving-up their dependence on tape dictation, much of the digital voice recording of dictation is a more natural approach for mostly younger physicians, having embraced technology from a very young age. To learn more on digital dictation and transcription, please go to this Medword page.