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The apps for auscultation education.

Meet the 3M™ Littmann Stethoscope educational apps.

Now, educators and students can access heart sounds and murmurs, learning modules and more anywhere, anytime. 3M™ Littmann Learning App and 3M™ Littmann University App, powered by eMurmur, gives users access to real patient heart sounds and murmurs to help educate and test in the recognition of heart murmurs.

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Listen to a large library of sounds.

Access 1,000+ real patient heart sounds and murmurs.

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    3M™ Littmann University App

    Educate your students on the skill of auscultation with sounds and murmurs — many that have been vetted by cardiologists and echocardiograms. Littmann University App, powered by eMurmur, gives instructors the ability to teach and test their students on the recognition of heart murmurs. It’s been adopted by medical schools, nursing schools and physician assistant programs across North America. Pair it with Littmann Learning App to provide your trainees a bedside-like listening environment during instruction.

    • Create a virtual classroom
    • Access an extensive heart sound and murmur library and stream heart sounds to students
    • Assess trainees’ recognition of heart murmurs in group testing with immediate results for everyone
    • Ideal for in-person, online and simulation teaching


  • School Managed
    School purchases license and seats— students pay the school a lab fee to use a seat.
  • Student Managed

    School purchases license—students buy seats individually.

  • Plans can include a 3M™ Littmann® Cardiology IV™ Stethoscope and free content for any stethoscope user.

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    3M™ Littmann Learning App

    Littmann Learning App, powered by eMurmur, is a powerful app designed to help users better recognize benign and pathological heart sounds and murmurs. It’s great for nurse practitioners, physician assistants, medical students, residents and fellows.

    • Visual display combined with audio of heart sounds and frequencies
    • Self-paced learning and testing
    • Background reading material
    • Graduated learning modules ranging from novice to advanced

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    Expanded content is available in the App Store® with a subscription.

Develop auscultation skills.

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    Auditory Repetition

    Listening accurately for abnormal heart sounds and murmurs requires practice and repeated exposure to heart sounds.

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    Audio/Visual Integration¹
    Research shows that viewing the heart sounds while listening makes it easier for students to understand what they are hearing.
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    Listening skills deteriorate over time and the ability to self-assess one’s accuracy is key to recognizing when more training is needed.

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    Refresher Learning

    Regularly scheduled refresher learning of heart sounds ensures that accurate murmur identification skills remain high over time.

*Each app is a training & education tool and not intended for patient diagnosis or treatment.
1. Finley, John P. Teaching Heart Auscultation to Health Professionals. Canadian Pediatric Cardiology Association, 2011.

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