Basma is studying the basic elements of medical transcription at UMA. She is excited to have the opportunity to explore technologies that will enable her to do medical transcription in the office. However, as a non-native English speaker, she struggles with English grammar and applying the rules of written English language. Basma is worried about mastering such skills. She asks her classmates for help with understanding the importance of these skills just to transcribe what a physician dictates
- You are Basma’s classmate, explain to her why knowledge of the fundamentals of English language are an important skillset for medical transcription?
- Describe two negative effects that can occur when a Medical Transcriptionist does NOT have a command of the English language.
- What are some responsibilities of the Medical Transcriptionist that could affect the care of a patient?