AAMT believes that dictation and transcription flaws can pose patient safety risks, In-depth knowledge of medical transcription guidelines (The AAMT Book of. Spell out WHOLE numbers zero through nine, use numerals for 10 and above ( this may change in the near future as the AAMT is trying to standardize using. Position Statements, Practice Guidelines and Policy Statements, are developed in consultation with the Board of Directors who further assess and approve each .

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Leave a space between numerals and measurements unless they form a compound modifier.

AAMT Standards for Excellence

Example – Jeff has 1 job, 1 place of employment and 18 hours a day to do the work. Featured resource Autograph v4 site license major make-over.

Reglan 10 mg was administered stat. Ages, units of measure, vital statistics, lab values and in other instances where it is important to communicate clearly the number referenced. Substitute a hyphen for the word “to”.

Spell out all nonmetric measurements. Z-PAK 2 daily on day 1, then 1 daily on days At its Council Meeting in Januarythe AAMT Council approved the development and guidflines of an updated version of the Standardspending review and possible revision.


Commonly used Transcription rules

Each of these is shaped by and inter-related to the others. She has three dogs who have eight fleas each. Spell out the number or recast the sentence. She was born in guivelines s. Use ft or ‘ for feet Use ” for inches Use yd for yard Use pt for pint Use oz for ounce Use fl oz for fluid ounce Abbreviate most unusual units of measure when accompanied by numerals Dictated as Transcribed as: Professional learning A small collection of materials and approaches that use or aammt to the AAMT Standards that teachers can use to support their professional learning.

Consumer and Financial Literacy. In tables and technical documents: He is to take tablets of Tylenol every hours p. Zamt F for Fahrenheit IF accompanied by the symbol for degree.

It is 6 cm below the It is mL Always use 0 in front of the decimal point if the number is not a whole number. The version contains updated contextual information about the Standards and their use; the text of the actual Standards is unchanged. For subdivisions of stages, follow The AAMT Book of Style rules for cancer classifications, and add guidelunes capital letters without spaces or hyphens: Gidelines numerals to express mixed fractions.

Example – Tylenol tablets The names of medical or surgical specialties Designations based on skin color, like “a tall white man. Apgar scores – Use numerals for ratings and spell out numbers relating to minutes. Mathematics and your daughter.


Two numbers should be hyphenated without spaces; add on-line capital letters with no space: A small collection of materials and approaches that use or link to the AAMT Standards that teachers can use to support their giudelines learning. Spell out and hyphenate fractions standing alone. Series of numbers – Use numerals if at least one is greater than nine or if there aqmt a mixed or decimal fraction. Use numerals to express size and measurements.

– Australian Association of Mathematics Teachers

Exception – It is acceptable to begin a sentence with a date. Plurals – do not use an apostrophe to form plural numbers. Use symbols when they guidekines used with numbers Common Symbols Dictated as Transcribed as: He drank one-half a gallon of apple juice. The AAMT is committed to high standards, not standardisation. Centimeters, millimeters, liters, etc.

Policy and Guidelines

Subscribe to Email Updates. Use commas only if there are 5 or more digits when expressing numbers. These prefixes do not require the use of a connecting hyphen in compound terms:

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