Medical Transcription Fundamentals

Medical Transcription Fundamentals

Where Success Takes Root, Second edition

by Diane Gilmore

688 pages, 212.72 x 276.23 mm

688 pages, 212.72 x 276.23 mm

  • Paperback
  • ISBN: 9781609138660
  • January 2012

£75.00

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The publishers of Stedman’s invite you to learn what it means to be a medical transcriptionist from a book written by a practicing transcriptionist! Medical Transcription Fundamentals provides a strong foundation for students and practitioners in an accessible, conversational style. The text outlines the responsibilities associated with the occupation, covers the specific knowledge, skills, and education needed, and provides a conceptual understanding of general medical terms and various medical specialties in a way that is easily remembered.


The new edition of this text includes:
· NEW! Chapters on surgery and pharmacology!
NEW! Cloze exercises to encourage students to use critical thinking skills to fill in missing words in reports while listening to audio.
NEW! latest styles, forms, and grammar and usage specific to the profession from The Book of Style, Third Edition by AHDI have been incorporated
This book has, however, maintained a focus on ease of use and understanding, keeping a format that outline the fundamental components of this profession clearly in three main sections:
· Part I introduces the field, required tools, medical terminology, and editing basics, and provides instruction in basic medical report preparation.
Part II offers chapters dedicated to the most common medical specialties.
Part III gives an introduction to job opportunities in the field of medical transcription, offers job search strategies, and provides guidance in creating a winning resume.
Compatible with the Association for Healthcare Documentation Integrity (AHDI) Model Curriculum and designed with the adult-vocational and postsecondary school student in mind, this product meets the needs of both students and instructors.