Some things to consider for the budding medical transcriptionist It was nearly two months ago when I heard it on the news, so close to home, so very disappointing. Why do people have to be this way? Is it so hard to let other people’s business truly be their own business? Give some people an… Continue reading Privacy in Health Care
This word has gotten me two times. I think it also got me in school, so I feel I should begin a s/l (sounds like) post. The dictation sounds like (s/l) “Foot care is done by sheropody.” s/l sheropody = chiropody s/l shiropody = chiropody s/l sheropidy = chiropody s/l shiropodity = chiropody s/l shiropedy = chiropody s/l… Continue reading Sounds like sheropady
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
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
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?
I have been very reluctant for pretty well the entire time that I’ve been studying medical transcription online, to write very much about it. This is for a few reasons, actually, the reasons are questions, because I couldn’t seem to answer, ‘How do I make typing all day interesting to the blog reader if nothing new… Continue reading Medical Transcription school online
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