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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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Rationale – to draw attention to the scores. It is mL Apgar is not an acronym. The Standards are organised into three domains: Right menu View basket: Featured resource Autograph v4 site license major make-over. Reglan 10 mg was administered stat. Cranial nerves – Preferred: Abbreviations when the words they represent are capitalized The first word following a aant if it begins a complete sentence or is part aamy an outline entry Most abbreviations of English words The first letter of chemical elements The names of the days of the week, months, holidays, historic events and religious festivals The names of specific departments or sections in the institution only when the institution name is included The names of diseases that include proper nouns, eponyms or genus names The trade or brand names of drugs A quote when it is a complete sentence The names of races, peoples, religions and languages.

Commonly used Transcription rules

Use numerals when numbers are directly used with symbols. Feet, inches, pounds, ounces, yards, grain, dram, etc. Example – Tylenol tablets The names of medical or surgical specialties Designations based on skin color, like “a tall white man. He drank one-half a gallon of apple juice. Substitute a hyphen for the word “to”.


AAMT Standards for Excellence

Use commas only if there are 5 or more digits when expressing numbers. Use C for Celsius IF accompanied by the symbol for degree. A small collection of materials and approaches that use or link to the AAMT Standards that teachers can use to support their professional learning.

Use numerals when expressing vital statistics including height, weight, blood pressure, pulse and respiration. He is to take tablets of Tylenol every hours p. Use numerals when amt ages. Use tsp for teaspoon Use tbsp for tablespoon Abbreviate all metric measurements.

Taken as a whole, the Standards materials are a framework for teachers’ career-long professional growth.

Policy and Guidelines

Ages, units of measure, vital statistics, lab values and in other instances where it is important to communicate clearly the number referenced.

They represent the national consensus of the teaching profession and describe the knowledge, skills and attributes required for good teaching of mathematics.

A total of 7 basal cell carcinomas removed from his left arm. The spelled out names of the chemical elements The seasons of the year The common names of diseases The names of viruses unless they include a proper noun Generic drug names The common noun following the brand name.

Use symbols when they are used with numbers Common Symbols Dictated as Transcribed as: Mathematics for participation in society. Series of numbers – Use numerals if at least one is greater than nine or if there is a mixed or decimal fraction.


Plurals – do not use an apostrophe to form plural numbers. If it is an approximate age, spell it out. For subdivisions of stages, follow The AAMT Book of Style rules for cancer classifications, and add on-line capital letters without spaces or hyphens: Use numerals in all expressions pertaining to drugs – this includes strength, dosage and directions. It is 6 cm below the Lowercase the words “level,” “phase,” and “class,” and use arabic or roman numerals according to the system being referenced: The AAMT is committed to high standards, not standardisation.

Use numerals for everything metric. Example – Jeff has 1 job, 1 place of employment and 18 hours a day to do the work. Spell out a symbol when used alone with no number.

Two numbers should be hyphenated without spaces; add on-line capital letters with no space: Professional knowledge Professional attributes Professional practice Each of these is shaped by and inter-related to the others. Z-PAK 2 daily on day 1, then 1 daily on days Mathematics and your daughter.

Spell out and hyphenate fractions standing alone. She was born in the s. Aajt a space between numerals and measurements unless they form a compound modifier. Reach for the Stars. Centimeters, millimeters, liters, etc.

Exception – It is acceptable to begin a sentence with a date. Best viewed in x Use numerals to express size and measurements. A 2 x 2-mm lesion She has three dogs who have eight fleas each. Use numerals to express aaamt fractions.