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Clinical Medicine

Pancreatic Cancer
Presenter: Diana Hurkens RN, MA., MHA

Pancreatic cancer is a malignant neoplasm originating from transformed cells arising in tissues forming the pancreas. It is the forth most common cancer in the Unites States with a poor prognosis across all stages. Learn the signs and symptoms, risk factors, current treatment options, as well as current research and novel treatments in development.   CEC: 1 CM

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Cardiac Valve Disease
Presenter: Diana Hurkens RN, MA, MHA

According to the American Heart Association, about 5 million Americans are diagnosed with heart valve disease each year. Learn about cardiac valve disease, diagnosis, treatment, and new research and treatment regimens CEC: 1 CM.

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Fibromyalgia & Trigger Point Therapy
Presenter: Diana Hurkens RN, MA, MHA

Once thought of as a fake diagnosis, fibromyalgia has quickly become an accepted diagnosis of body-wide pain involving the joints, muscles, and tendons. Despite the continued acceptance of the diagnosis, much is still unknown about the condition. Trigger point therapy has become a common strategy to reduce pain and inflammation by eliminating points where pain originate. Attendees will learn what fibromyalgia is and new treatments such as trigger point therapy. CEC: 1 CM.

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Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy
Presenter: Chad Sines, MS, MBA, AHDI-F

While much of the medical community is unfamiliar with hyperbaric oxygen therapy, it has been successfully used in wound treatment, carbon monoxide poisoning, and decompression sickness. In recent decades research has indicated the possibility that hyperbaric oxygen could benefit those with neurologic conditions, such as stroke and traumatic brain injury. While still considered an alternative treatment for neurologic issues, attention has increased significantly. Attendees will learn what hyperbaric oxygen therapy is, the physics behind it, and current research that may reshape how neurologic conditions are treated. CEC: 1 CM

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Depression- The Misunderstood Epidemic
Presenter: Diana Hurkens RN, MA, MBA, MHA

Depression affects approximately 19 million people every year in the United States alone. Despite the common nature of depression much is still unknown about why some seem more susceptible than others and why some treatments work for one individual but not the other.  Attendees will learn about current diagnostic methods and treatments as well as explore current research into new diagnostic methods and possible future treatments methods. CEC: 1 CM

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Fundamentals of Dermatology
Presenter:   Diane Gilmore, CMT, AHDI-F

A comprehensive review of the anatomy of the heart, along with common diseases, diagnostics studies, and pharmacology issues encountered in the medical transcription reports.  Also handy transcription tips, BOS rules, terminology nomenclature.  CEC:  No CEC Given

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Cardiology 
Presenter:   Diane Gilmore, CMT, AHDI-F

A comprehensive review of the anatomy of the heart, along with common diseases that affect heart function.  Then learn about the latest diagnostic tools and modalities, including detailed terminology for each and updated  imaging techniques (such as the new MRI cardiac scanning) used to diagnose and treat heart disorders.  Also handy transcription tips from a practicing medical transcriptionist, a review of BOS cardiology rules, and special terminology nomenclature.  CEC:  No CEC Given

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Neurology Review
Presenter:   Diane Gilmore, CMT, AHDI-F

A comprehensive overview of the nervous system, including the anatomic structures and functional processes of the brain and nervous system, along with common diseases and disorders.  Explore diagnostic and imaging techniques used by neurologists to detect and treat neurologic abnormalities and latest surgical and pharmacological modalities offered for patients with neurologic disorders.  Also transcription tips for neurology reports, a review of BOS rules with regard to neurology, and terminology nomenclature.   CEC:  No CEC Given

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Endocrinology
Presenter:   Diane Gilmore, CMT, AHDI-F

Description pending   CEC:  1.5 CM (pending)

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Live Presentation Fri, Dec 14, 2012 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM PST

Orthopedics 
Presenter:   Diane Gilmore, CMT, AHDI-F

Introduction to the body’s skeletal and muscular structure , the diseases and conditions treated by orthopedics, and diagnostic studies used to evaluate musculoskeletal disorders.  Transcription tips, BOS rules, terminology nomenclature.  CEC:  No CEC Given

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Fundamentals of ENT 
Presenter:   Diane Gilmore, CMT, AHDI-F

Description pending.  CEC:  1 CM (pending)

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Live Presentation Fri, Oct 19, 2012 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM PDT

Oncology 
Presenter:   Diane Gilmore, CMT, AHDI-F

Cell structure and the genetic formation of cancer, the systems used to grade and classify cancers according to severity or metastasis, common lab and diagnostic tests used to analyze, detect, and diagnose, and various modalities of treatment.  Transcription tips, BOS rules, terminology nomenclature. Attendees will also learn about new treatment modalities in the treatment and diagnosis of cancer. CEC:  1 CM

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Immunology 
Presenter:   Diane Gilmore, CMT, AHDI-F

The immune system is a specialized network of cells and organs that defend the body against attacks by infections and foreign substances.  This webinar will discuss an overview and function of the immune system, some of the common immunologic diseases and disorders that develop from a malfunction immune system, and the diagnostic modalities, from conservative to cutting-edge gene modulating therapies, used to identify and treat and out-of-control immune system without disabling its basic function of protecting the body from foreign invaders.  CEC:  No CEC Given

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Imaging Studies 
Presenter:   Diane Gilmore, CMT, AHDI-F

(2 Parts) Diagnostic imaging tests confirm the presence of a disease when there is already suspicion or evidence of an illness, to determine the extent of disease and monitor how well a patient responds to treatment. These tests are a part of nearly every report transcribed by a medical transcriptionist. This webinar will review some of the common imaging terminology and methods used by radiologists to diagnose and treat illness.  CEC: 2 CM

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Pulmonology
Presenter:   Diane Gilmore, CMT, AHDI-F

Our lungs take in air approximately 12-20 times per minute, or nearly 25,000 times during a normal day, and are essential to life. This webinar outlines the basic anatomy and physiology of the respiratory system, the process of respiration that takes place in the lungs, and the numerous physiological factors that affect optimal pulmonary function.  CEC:  No CEC Given

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Ophthalmology
Presenter:   Diane Gilmore, CMT, AHDI-F

Even though the eye itself is very small—about 1 inch in diameter on average—it is a delicate, complex structure that is often called the most complex organ in the body. Success in transcribing ophthalmologic reports requires familiarity with the specialized terminology used to describe the anatomy and physiology of the eye as well as a working knowledge of the diseases that affect the eyes, along with their respective treatments. This webinar provides an introduction to the anatomy of the human eye and the process of vision; it also describes the procedures used to examine the eye as well as typical methods of diagnosis and treatment of common diseases of the eye.  CEC:  1.5 CM

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Fundamentals of Surgery in Transcription
Presenter:   Diane Gilmore, CMT, AHDI-F

This webinar will serve as a foundation on which to build your knowledge of preparing surgical reports in the acute care setting.  Learn the general concepts of surgery, along with terms typically encountered by a medical transcriptionist in transcribing operative reports, including patient positioning, anesthesia, fluids, tools and instruments, wound closures and coverings, formatting issues, and common surgical phrases, all of which will enable you to create accurate, grammatically correct documentation of surgical procedures.  CEC:  1.5 CM

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Celiac Disease- The Mystery Disease
Presenter:   Chad Sines, MS, MBA, AHDI-F

Celiac disease affects approximately 1% of the population. Despite this high incidence, most physicians fail to recognize the symptoms and fail to diagnose it. With symptoms ranging from nausea, vomiting, weight changes to fainting, seizures, and fatigue, the disease is often attributed to many other diseases or left undiagnosed. Learn what this disease is, why it is such a mystery, and the novel approach to treating it. 1 CM

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Crohn's Disease- New Research and Novel Treatments
Presenter:   Chad Sines, MS, MBA, AHDI-F

Crohn's disease is an inflammatory bowel disease affecting over 500  million people in North America alone. While initially thought to be an autoimmune disease, current research has revealed that it is most like an immune deficiency. This webinar will discuss current understanding of the disease based on recent research as well as novel approaches that are being developed to treat this potentially devastating disease. 1 CM 

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GI
Presenter:   Diane Gilmore, CMT, AHDI-F

The GI system is responsible for digesting food and extracting nutrients necessary to sustain life and includes the anatomy and physiology of several organs and structures in the body. This webinar explores the anatomy and structure of this multi-organ system as well as the disorders and diseases that affect the digestive tract, and the common diagnostic and treatment protocols associated with each.  1 CM

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COPD
Presenter: Diane Gilmore, CMT, AHDI-F

COPD is a serious lung disease and now the third leading cause of death in the United States as well as causing long-term disability.  This webinar explores the damage caused by COPD, a deeper discussion of its two main disorders of chronic bronchitis and emphysema, and its long-term impact on patient health. Both traditional and the latest cutting-edge diagnostic, pharmacological, and surgical treatment procedures used to slow progression of the disease will be discussed as well as current research into future treatment possibilities. CEC: 1 CM

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Irritable Bowel Syndrome 
Presenter: Chad Sines, MS, MBA, AHDI-F

Irritable bowel syndrome is considered a diagnosis of last resort, when nothing else fits. It is a very misunderstood disease with mostly symptomatic care. Attendees will learn why this disease baffles physicians and is commonly missed. Learn about the current trends in diagnosis and treatement as well as current research and novel treatments on the horizon. CEC: 1 CM

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Technology in the Workplace- Medical Transcription Tools

BOS Specialty Standards
Presenter: Marcia Gordon, CMT

(2 Parts) A review of specialty standards using the Book of Style reference, including cardiology, hematology/oncology, pharmacology, dermatology, immunology, organisms and bacteria, and more. (Handouts/slides not provided) CEC: 2 MTT (1 CEC per part)

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Live Presentation Part 2 Fri, Sep 28, 2012 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM PDT

Windows 7

A review and in depth demonstration of the newest features of Windows 7. Attendees will also learn how to upgrade from their current operating system and watch a demonstration of helpful tips and tricks including file organization, security information, and much more. CEC: 1.5 TW

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Computer Security, Safety, & Maintenance

A theoretical approach to computer, network, and data security, including helpful tips on how to protect your data. CEC: 1.5 TW

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Increasing Technology with Text Expanders
Presenter: Diane Gilmore, CMT, AHDI-F

Join Diane as she explains and demonstrates the concept and handy uses for word expanding software for medical transcriptionists.  This workshop will help even the most seasoned MTs work smarter and produce more in less time with tips that will help maximize income.  Learn challenging new ways to use text expansion software in ways never thought possible to improve production and quality.  First learn helpful tips in building an organized library of text expander entries that is easy to remember, then go on to see how to make text expanders work in other amazing ways.  For example, learn how to make an entry backspace to enter punctuation marks such as quotes or hyphens, incorporate existing platform headings to eliminate time-consuming searching for headings in the platform listings, and even learn how to build an expander library from a basic foundation of word part entries.  This webinar is a must for production-oriented MTs.   CEC: 1.5 TW or 1.5 MTT

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Microsoft Outlook 2010 
Presenter: Chad Sines, MS, MBA, AHDI-F

Working in a virtual environment requires professionals to use email as a near primary means of communication. With the ability to schedule appointments, track tasks, sort emails, and even automate contact management, Outlook is a must know. Attendees will learn how to set up a POP/IMAP email account, create tasks, create appointments, and sort mail using filtering options. Although the skills learned are applicable to all versions of Outlook, the presentation will show it for Outlook 2010.  1 TW

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Encryption- Not Just for the Techies
Presenter: Chad Sines, MS, MBA, AHDI-F

Gone is the time when the transcriptionist can expect their tech department to handle all their encryption needs. With the serious bite of HITECH, MTs are on notice that they must personally be using encryption on devices that handle PHI. Additionally, wise individuals know to encrypt personally-sensitive information such as banking, correspondence, and other information they wish to stay private. Participants will learn what encryption is, how to use it, and learn how to use a free high-level encryption program to secure their machine.  CEC: 1.5 TW or 1.5 MTT

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How to Do a Webinar 
Presenter: Chad Sines, MS, MBA, AHDI-F

In a virtual environment, webinars are an integral part of the transcriptionist’s day. From the office to the professional association, transcriptionists need to be able to present a webinar. This presentation will demonstrate how to create, schedule, and administer a webinar. CEC: 1 TW

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MEDICAL TRANSCRIPTION TOOLS

Working with PDF Files

A close look at Adobe Reader and Acrobat, explaining file extensions, fillable PDF forms, scanning, and a detailed look at how to work with and manipulate PDF files, shown in Adobe Acrobat and Adobe Reader. CEC: 1.5 TW or 1.5 MTT

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Microsoft Word
Presenter: Chad Sines, MS, MBA, AHDI-F

Med-Line’s technology instructor covers the newest Word 2010 components, security features, auto-recovery, as well as review the key differences between 2007 and 2010. Watch a live demonstration of the exciting new 2010 interface! CEC: 1.5 TW or 1.5 MTT

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Common Transcription Errors 
Presenter: Diane Gilmore, CMT, AHDI-F

Join Diane as she reviews Common Transcription Errors and how to avoid them. Medical errors account for 100,000 deaths each year in the United States, of which 11% of those errors are mistranscriptions. Careless mistakes in creating the medical record not only make you look unprofessional, but can harm a patient. Learn about such mistakes as medical spelling and dosage errors, soundalike word errors, garbage punctuation, and “goose eggs” that wind up in the medical record and how to avoid them while keeping up productivity and accuracy. CEC: 1 MTT

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Microsoft Powerpoint
Presenter: Chad Sines, MS, MBA, AHDI-F

In a virtual workforce, Powerpoint is heavily used in online presentations and meetings. Despite this most have only a rudimentary knowledge at best of how to use Powerpoint effectively. Participants will learn what Powerpoint is, how to use it, and learn how to make a basic presentation with title page, images, graphs, and other basic information that is used for a presentation. CEC: 1 TW

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How to Do a Webinar
Presenter: Chad Sines, MS, MBA, AHDI-F

In a virtual environment, webinars are an integral part of the transcriptionist’s day. From the office to the professional association, transcriptionists need to be able to present a webinar. This presentation will demonstrate how to create, schedule, and administer a webinar.  CEC: 1 TW

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Microsoft Excel 
Presenter: Chad Sines, MS, MBA, AHDI-F

Excel is a powerful spreadsheet program that is often underutilized. It can be used for everything from budgeting to financial reports to tracking line counts.  Participants will learn basic and advanced tools in Excel such as how to create a budget and how to track line counts and expected pay. CEC: 1 TW

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Medicolegal

HIPAA and HITECH 
Presenter: Chad Sines, MS, MBA, AHDI-F

Making sense of the HIPAA and HITECH laws.  Pertinent information is translated by security and privacy officer from an MTSO and information is given to the MT participants in an easy to understand format.  This presentation is updated regularly with new HITECH/HIPAA information as they evolve over time. CEC:  1.5 ML

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Risk Management
Presenter: Brenda Dorsett, CMT

Risk Management is a workshop that benefits medical personnel who work as individuals, contractors, as well as large and small facility employees and supervisors.  Brenda will demonstrate how to evaluate potential problematic dictations, charts, areas of concern, or 'red flags', as it relates to healthcare documentation.  She also has sound advice on how to protect patient information, in addition to healthcare delivery employees and medical facilities.  CEC: 1.5 ML

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Professional Development

Problem Solving and Leadership Skills
Presenter: Diana Hurkens RN, MA, MHA

Being a leader means dealing with problems on a daily basis. Effective leaders learn how to develop problem solving skills that identify, strategize, and implement changes that will permanently resolve problems instead of letting them fester over time. Attendees will learn how effective leaders manage problems and move them towards positive resolution. CEC: 1 PD.

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Professional Development

This is a close look at professional development as outlined in the ADHI Model Curriculum, covering work settings, benefits, employment status, finding and applying for a job, demonstrating professionalism in the workplace, management techniques, ethical conducts, identifying and prioritizing work-related obligation, review workplace equipment, measuring outcomes of quality, turnaround time and productivity, ergonomics and security, and growing as an MT. CEC: 2 PD

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Facebook for the Professional
Presenter: Chad Sines, MS, MBA, AHDI-F

Facebook is a tool that is a near necessity for a virtual workforce determined to network with other professionals, for businesses looking to market products and services to individuals, and for components to reach potential members. Learn how to use Facebook for personal, professional, and businesses purposes. CEC: 1 PD

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LinkedIn for the Professional
Presenter: Chad Sines, MS, MBA, AHDI-F

Many MTs do not utilize the potential of LinkedIn to futher their professional horizons. More employers are using LinkedIn to staff qualified individuals. Businesses also have a tremendous opportunity to recruit as well as market their services. Learn how to use LinkedIn for professional and business purposes. CEC: 1 PD

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The New Face of Social Media
Presenter:   Chad Sines, MS, MBA, AHDI-F

Social media has many uses from personal to professional with a large grey area in between. This emerging communication tool is commonly misunderstood with many referencing the separation of professional from personal communication. This webinar will focus on new research in social media that not only recommends but shows how incorporating personal interaction into professional information is essential for capturing the upcoming youth. The information presented is critical for any component/national leader or business looking to step out and become effective uses of social media. CEC: 1 PD

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Instant Messaging/Forums/Blogging
Presenter- Chad Sines, MS, MBA, AHDI-F

Communication is critical in a virtual workforce. Despite he many tools at their fingertips, many transcriptionists are uncomfortable using them. This webinar will introduce instant messaging, forum use, and blogging as tools for professionals to use to keep connected and network with each other. CEC: 1 PD

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Twitter
Presenter:   Chad Sines, MS, MBA, AHDI-F

Most MTs do not utilize the potential of social media except possibly for fun. Like the previous LinkedIn and Facebook webinars, this webinar will focus on the business/professional use of Twitter. It will show how to join as well as how to use it for components, companies, and even personal-type business uses. CEC: 1 PD

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Advanced Resume Building
Presenter:   Chad Sines, MS, MBA, AHDI-F

Every professional knows they must have a current, professional-appearing resume. But do you know how to market your resume in a virtual environment? Companies like Pongo, Linkedin, Monster, etc, offer an excellent resource to potential employers but only if you know how to use them.  1 PD

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Level I MT Training, No CECs Given

Computer Basics 

A comprehensive review of the internal components of a personal computer, including how hardware interacts with software, email and email attachments, details about how data travels on the web from one PC to another, how to use web browsers, and a security overview.  Level 1, RMT Training.  Level 1 No CECs Given.

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Internet Basics 

In depth explanation of how the World Wide Web works, including everything you need to know about email, email etiquette, and research tips.  Level 1, RMT Training.  No CECs Given.

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Dictation and Transcription Technology

History of transcription and dictation equipment, review of analog equipment, digital equipment, .wav files, ASP platforms, and speech recognition. Level 1, RMT Training.  No CECs Given.

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Laboratory and Diagnostics
Presenter: Diane Gilmore, CMT, AHDI-F

Review common laboratory methods used by physicians to diagnose and treat illnesses along with transcription tips regarding the use of the laboratory values and abbreviations.  Transcription tips, BOS rules, terminology nomenclature.  Level 1, RMT Training.  No CECs Given.

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Medicolegal Aspects of the Healthcare Record

Review of the purpose of the healthcare record, the content and format of records, standards and regulations, confidentiality and risk management, delivery of documents, and proper resources for research.  Level 1, RMT Training.  No CECs Given.

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Medical Terminology Review

A review of medical terms for understanding of the meaning of medical words. Learn how to break down a medical term into word root, prefixes, and suffixes. Also build words starting with the root and adding prefixes and suffixes. Level 1, No CECs Given.

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