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Marilyn Craddock Student Essay – 2005 Winner: Aurora Moreira - How to Become a Model Medical Transcriptionist


At this year’s annual convention and expo in Honolulu, Hawaii, AHDI contracted with Lawrence Media Group to record all educational sessions. With the exception of a couple speakers, AHDI now has a full convention CD available for purchase.

Did you miss out on the opportunity to attend this year’s convention? Did you have to choose between three great presentations you wanted to hear but couldn’t attend all at once? Do you need more continuing education credits? The variety of options available for purchasing is virtually endless! Click here to view those options.

Lawrence Media Group also has our conventions past available for sale back from 2000 to present.


For your convenience, below you will find the speakers that have offered to make their PowerPoint presentation and/or handouts available to you from the annual convention. These speakers are listed in no particular order. The items in blue are hyperlinks to either the presentation and/or the handouts we have on file.

Brenda Hurley, CMT, FAAMT
Presentation: ASTM Standards and its Value to You
Handout   PowerPoint Slides

Deborah Green, MD
Presentation: Advancement and Trends in the Treatment of Guillain-Barre Syndrome
PowerPoint Slides

Jane Bates, RHIA
Presentation: The Rite of Annual Reviews
PowerPoint Slides

Jill Burrington-Brown, MS, RHIA
Presentation: Development of the Electronic Health Record
Handout    PowerPoint Slides

Jill Callahan Dennis, JD, RHIA
Presentation: Managing Risks in Transcription Services
PowerPoint Slides

Julie Dais, RHIA
Presentation: Project Management for Dictation and Transcription System Implementations
Handout 1    Handout 2   Handout 3    PowerPoint Slides

Janice Wacker
Presentation: Benchmarking: Shaping the Developing Medical Transcription Trainee
PowerPoint Slides

Lt. Commander Anthony Scherschel, MD and Lt. Wiley Smith, MD
Presentation: Hyperbaric Medicine
PowerPoint Slides

Ann Haber Stanton, CMT
Presentation: The Cryptophiles: QA Without the Pain
Handout 1   Handout 2   PowerPoint Slides

Laura Bryan, CMT, FAAMT, and Tina Whitecotton
Presentation: Searching and Surfing: Research Techniques for Finding Answers Fast
Handout    PowerPoint Slides

Lisa Wong-Yamamoto, RNC, BSN
Presentation: Hawaii Cord Blood Bank: Giving the Gift of Life a Second Time
Handout 1   Handout 2   Handout 3   

John Weiss
Presentation: Building Other Services with Transcription to Solve Client Problems
Handout 1   Handout 2    PowerPoint Slides

Lisa Hendrickson, MD, MPH, FACEP
Presentation: Shock and Infectious Diseases in Hawaii
PowerPoint Slides

Nicholas Mahurin
Presentation: Preparing Your Business for the Integration of Future Technologies
PowerPoint Slides

Kent Wreder and Kathy Rockel, CMT, FAAMT
Presentation: HIPAA Privacy and the New Security Rule    PowerPoint Slides

Betty Honkonen, CMT, FAAMT
Presentation: The CMT Review Guide    PowerPoint Slides
Presentation: Self Assessment Quiz   Handout    PowerPoint Slides

Jan Wong, MD
Presentation: The Future of Antiangiogenesis Therapy in Cancer
PowerPoint Slides

Randy Drake
Presentation: "Fathead!” Using Essential Fatty Acids to Improve Mental Health and Enhance Brain Function