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Visit the Association for Healthcare Documentation Integrity's Web site,, for information on a career as a medical transcriptionist. This is a good way to learn more about the field and decide if it sounds interesting to you. Check out medical dictionaries and the Physicians' Desk Reference to familiarize yourself with terminology. The Internet is a great resource for would-be medical transcriptionists. Find a forum, bulletin board, or mailing list and talk to professionals in the field, perhaps conducting an informational interview.

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