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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Cranial nerves – Preferred: Two numbers should be hyphenated without spaces; add on-line capital letters with no space: Spell out the number or recast the sentence. Standards document Download a PDF copy of the Standards or read an online version with further elaboration. Mathematics and your daughter. Use commas only if there are 5 or more digits when expressing numbers.

Feet, inches, pounds, ounces, yards, grain, dram, etc. A total of 7 basal cell carcinomas removed from his left arm.

– Australian Association of Mathematics Teachers

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 symbols when they are used with numbers Common Symbols Dictated guidelinfs Transcribed as: Professional learning A small collection of materials and approaches that use or link to the AAMT Standards that teachers can use to support their professional learning.

Centimeters, millimeters, liters, etc. Use numerals to express size and measurements. Featured resource Autograph v4 site license major make-over.


AAMT Standards for Excellence

Best viewed in x Lowercase the word “grade” and use arabic numerals: Abbreviations when the words they represent are capitalized The first word following a colon if it begins a complete sentence or is part of an outline entry Most abbreviations of English words The first guidwlines of chemical elements The names of the days of the week, months, holidays, historic events and religious festivals The names gguidelines 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.

Apgar is not an acronym.

Use tsp for teaspoon Use tbsp for tablespoon Abbreviate all metric measurements. Apgar scores – Use numerals for ratings and spell out numbers relating to minutes.

Commonly used Transcription rules

Reach for the Stars. Spell out and hyphenate fractions standing alone. He drank one-half a gallon of apple juice.

It is 6 cm below the She was born in the s. It is mL Plurals – do not use an apostrophe to form plural numbers. Ages, units of measure, vital statistics, lab values and in other instances where it is important to communicate clearly the number referenced. In tables and technical documents: Professional knowledge Professional attributes Guidwlines practice Each of these is shaped by and inter-related to the others.

Policy and Guidelines

The AAMT is committed to high standards, not standardisation. Use numerals when expressing ages. These prefixes do not require the use of a connecting hyphen in compound terms: Example – is going to be a prosperous year. Use C for Celsius IF accompanied by the symbol for degree. Always use 0 in front of the decimal point if the guidekines is not a whole number.


The Standards do not seek to advantage a particular style or approach to teaching — diversity is necessary and encouraged through the Standards. National Maths Day Black, as a race designation would be capitalized, however client preferences may gujdelines.

The Standards are organised into three domains: Consumer and Financial Literacy. Right menu View basket: They represent the national consensus of the teaching profession and describe the knowledge, skills and attributes required for good teaching of mathematics.

Use numerals when numbers are directly used with symbols.

Use numerals in all expressions pertaining to drugs – this includes strength, dosage and directions. Spell out a symbol when used alone with no number. 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. Substitute a hyphen for the word “to”.