As the role of medical transcriptionists undergoes significant changes arising from new and evolving technology, refined skills are necessary to thrive in the new environment. This practical text prepares transcriptionists for the demands of their evolving role, including proofreading, editing, and transcribing via computer, while also addressing other equipment used in the profession.
Table of Contents
Part 1: Career Role and Responsibilities 1. The Medical Transcriptionist's Career, Including Ethical and Legal Responsibilities Part 2: Tools of Transcription 2. Equipment and Technology Part 3: Transcription Guidelines 3. Punctuation 4. Capitalization 5. Transcribing Numbers, Figures, and Abbreviations 6. Letter Transcription 7. Proofreading, Making Corrections, and Quality Assurance 8. Using Reference Books: Learn How to Get Help from the Experts 9. Word Endings: Plurals, Nouns, and Adjectives 10. Grammar Review Part 4: Medical Records and Reports 11. Medical Chart Notes and Progress Notes 12. Preparation of a History and Physical 13. Preparation of Miscellaneous Medical Reports Part 5: Correspondence and Business Documents 14. Writing Business Documents: Email, Memos, Agendas, Minutes and Policies 15. Establishing Your Career and Applying for Transcribing Positions Part 6: Appendices Appendix A: Answers to Practice Tests Appendix B: Reference Materials Appendix C: Documents