The AAMT RMT Review Guide / Edition 1

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Overview

Introducing the first available review guide that follows the outline of the new Registered Medical Transcription (RMT) Certification Exam administered by the American Association for Medical Transcription. The RMT credential is a Level 1 certification and is designed for practitioners based in physicians' offices, those working only with certain specialties, and also for the graduating medical transcription student. With this systematic approach to review and preparation, you'll gain the confidence and competency you need for successful performance.

Highlights of the AAMT RMT Review Guide include:

  • The three major units of study: Unit 1, Medical Language; Unit 2, Systems/Specialties; and Unit 3, English Language
  • A complete checklist of learning objectives for each chapter to help you track content preparation
  • A comprehensive resource section for each chapter to guide you through systematic study of industry textbooks and references
  • Sample reports in each systems chapter to help you review chapter content and current usage
  • Review questions to assess your preparation level and identify knowledge and experience gaps for further review
  • Plus a BONUS CD-ROM—featuring 360 additional review questions (20 for every systems chapter) and more than 100 dictation exercises

This invaluable learning and exam prep tool will help guide you through your studies and successfully prepare you for a future in medical transcription.

Introducing the first review guide that follows the outline of the new Registered Medical Transcription (RMT) Certification Exam administered by the American Association for Medical Transcription. The RMT credential is a Level 1 certification and is designed for practitioners based in physicians' offices, those working only with certain specialties, and also for graduating medical transcription students. The AAMT RMT Review Guide systematically covers the three major units of study: Unit 1, Medical Language; Unit 2, Systems/Specialties; and Unit 3, English Language. Highlights include sample reports in each systems chapter and review questions. A bonus CD-ROM features 360 additional review questions (20 for every systems chapter) and over 100 dictation exercises.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780781765138
  • Publisher: Stedman's
  • Publication date: 8/28/2006
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 512
  • Product dimensions: 8.30 (w) x 10.70 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Table of Contents


Section I Medical Language . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1
Chapter 1 Medical Language Fundamentals . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3
Chapter 2 Foreign Influence on Medical Language . . . . . . . . . . . .12
Chapter 3 Abbreviations and Acronyms . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .20

Section II System Chapters . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .29
Chapter 4 Cardiology/Cardiac Surgery/Thoracic Surgery . . . . . . .31
Chapter 5 Emergency Medicine . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .42
Chapter 6 Hematology/Oncology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .55
Chapter 7 Allergy/Immunology/Rheumatology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .67
Chapter 8 Infectious Disease . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .79
Chapter 9 Otorhinolaryngology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .94
Chapter 10 Dermatology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .107
Chapter 11 General Surgery/Plastic Surgery . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .117
Chapter 12 Gastroenterology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .127
Chapter 13 Neurology/Neurosurgery . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .142
Chapter 14 Obstetrics & Gynecology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .155
Chapter 15 Ophthalmology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .168
Chapter 16 Orthopedics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .179
Chapter 17 Endocrinology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .193
Chapter 18 Psychiatry/Psychology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .204
Chapter 19 Pulmonology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .219
Chapter 20 Urology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .230
Chapter 21 Radiology/Nuclear Medicine . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .243

Section III English Language . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .255
Chapter 22 Grammar . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .257
Chapter 23 Punctuation Rules . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .277
Chapter 24 English Usage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .284

Section IV The Healthcare Record . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .299
Chapter 25 Medicolegal Issues . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .301
Appendices . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .313

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  • Posted September 26, 2009

    very helpful

    It has been very helpful--I will be taking the rmt exam soon--the questions appear to be exactly what might be on the exam.

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