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When you “just can’t make it out” in medical transcription

On those frustrating days… I’ve been taking my medical transcription course for almost 11 months now.  I am currently in a chapter in which there are a lot of transcriptions to complete.  Sometimes it has been overwhelming, sometimes it has been easy. The reason why it can be overwhelming sometimes is because it is very… Continue reading When you “just can’t make it out” in medical transcription

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Capitalization of the department name in medical transcription

Would you think that if it’s a name, then always capitalize? So did I, until I learned that in medical transcription, this is not always so. I’ve also learned it through the help of the amazing instructors of CanScribe Career College where I am currently studying online and through a professional text on style called the… Continue reading Capitalization of the department name in medical transcription

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What does a career at home in medical transcription really look like?

If it looks anything like what it looks like as a student, I can certainly tell you that! I’m not in a career as an MT just yet because I’m studying.  Here’s how it looks for me right now on an average period through my course. On a typical studying weekday, I get up and… Continue reading What does a career at home in medical transcription really look like?

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An update on the results of the window film for the medical transcriptionist

Just a very quick note to update anyone that might be curious from my post about the window film I installed (posted April 20th or so). I am very happy to report that the regulars at the bus stop across the street from the window which I face as I work–I never catch them on… Continue reading An update on the results of the window film for the medical transcriptionist