Begin with a 3M™ Littmann® Stethoscope and gain free access to our educational app.
3M™ Littmann® Stethoscopes give students the advantage of professional-level acoustics and features, plus free access to the 3M™ Littmann® Learning Institute App, a mobile app that lets you practice your auscultation skills anytime, anywhere. See what models we recommend for students.
A stethoscope is one of the first things you buy as you begin clinical training. But which one? When you’re shopping for a stethoscope, there’s no substitute for trying out different stethoscopes.
Try listening for your heartbeat. How do your choices compare?
Littmann stethoscopes are consistently some of the lightest stethoscopes in the medical profession.
Is it anatomically correct?
Run your hand over the stethoscope. Do all the parts fit together smoothly?
Is it soft and flexible?
Do the eartips fit snugly?
Every Littmann stethoscope delivers profession-leading innovations, engineering, advanced materials, precise manufacturing – and a high level of consistent quality that other brands just can’t seem to duplicate.
Explore the anatomy of a Littmann stethoscope (PDF, 181 KB).
We recommend two Littmann stethoscope models for students looking for a high-quality, reliable stethoscope that gives you the advantage of excellent acoustics. Both feature the versatility of a two-sided chestpiece — one side sized for adults and one sized for paediatrics that can be converted to an open bell.
Or, check out our full line of models, colours and styles to find the one that is totally you.
Get free access to the app and take your auscultation training and reference sounds anywhere.
With the app, you can:
How to get the app: