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- Digital speech recognition products on the market
- Core Skills for Using Speech Recognition Technology: Dragon Medical One
- Essential Equipment and Technical Requirements for Speech Recognition Systems
- Quick Reference Training Guide for the Speech Recognition System
- Using the Dictation Box
- Dictating Punctuation and Command in the Dictation Box
- Auto-Texts Creation
- When dictating, punctuation never needs to be spoken out loud. The system will always pick up on where punctuation should be.
- Advantages and Limitations of Speech Recognition Technology
- Communication and Description in an Anatomical Pathology Practice
- Examples of Templates for Gross Descriptions
- The Current CAP Requirements for Gross Descriptions and Synoptic Reports (Items from the Anatomical Pathology Checklist)
Level of instruction: Intermediate
Intended audience: The course is intended for grossers including histology techs, pathologists' assistants, and pathology residents. The content may benefit those working with surgical pathology specimens, and dictating gross descriptions in pathology reports.
Course Information: This course will briefly describe basic principles for using a speech-recognition system in anatomic pathology reporting, including an overview of the equipment. While referencing dictation templates we will go over principles of the gross description of surgical pathology reports, digital speech-recognition techniques, refresh one’s gross pathology knowledge, and subsequently obtain a practical skillset applicable in various facets of the medical practice. In conclusion, we will review the current CAP requirements for the gross description (anatomic pathology checklist).
Author Information: Andrey I. Khramtsov, MD, PhD, MS, PA (ASCP) earned an MD/PhD degree at the St. Petersburg State Medical Academy (Russia). He was a pathologist in various hospitals and universities in Russia and as a senior scientist at the U. of Chicago. He also holds a MS degree from the Pathologists' Assistant Program at the Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science. Currently he is working in the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago.
Author Information: Galina F. Khramtsova, MD, PhD, MS, HTL (ASCP) earned an MD/PhD degree at the St. Petersburg State I.I. Mechnikov Medical Academy (Russia). She also holds a MS degree in biology from the St. Petersburg State University (Russia). Currently she is working as a senior scientist in the Department of Medicine at the U. of Chicago.
Reviewer Information: Monica Aldulescu, DO, FCAP is a board-certified pathologist and dermatopathologist, and she also has fellowship training in pediatric pathology. She has a bachelor’s in science in biology from Indiana University in Bloomington, IN and her Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine Degree from Midwestern University Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine. She completed her Anatomic and Clinical Pathology residency, followed by her Dermatopathology Fellowship at Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood, IL.