Medical transcriptionist will listen to a Medical official of some sort,
and dictate what he or she has said onto paper. They usually do this by
taping what has been said, then later listening to it on tape. They have
a foot pedal that they use to stop the tape when necessary. The papers
they write can be from things like physical examinations or history of
the patient, to otopsy reports.
Obviously to understand all the Medical talk that is taking place, the
Medical transcriptionists must be well taught in the language of the trade.
So not unlike any other Medical student, a fair amount of schooling is
necessary for the position.
Those who are experience transcriptionists, will be able to spot a mistake
that has been made in the tape, and correct it. This makes transcriptionists
a very crucial step, for they can catch errors in herbs ation for patients
and diagnosis too. Therefore stoping harmful treatments and ensuring a
sport ter quality in patient care.