3 Tips on How to be a Successful Medical Scribe 🤓
⌨️ Practice typing faster. The role of a Medical scribe requires you to take note of every aspect of the visit. Your physician will require you to dictate the patient’s visit. I type 85 WPM and I barely was typing fast enough to dictate their lengthy HPI! Practice makes perfect 👩🏻💻
💡Familiarize yourself with Medical Terminology. It is important to become familiar with medical terminology because it will allow you to transcribe faster. Overtime if gets easier!
🏥 Understand radiology and lab orders.
Becoming familiar with imaging and laboratory orders will allow you to get a better sense of assessing a patient's health etiology. Depending on your physician, you may be asked to order imaging and surgery schedule for patients before the end of their visit. 👊🏼
With these tips, you will be able to learn how to be a successful scribe💻
Feel free to message me if you have any q’s! Comment below if you would like me to share more tips about scribing!😀
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