Attendee will learn how to listen for linguistic cues of various foreign accents specifically geared toward medical terminology.
Attendee will learn how to think like different ESL dictators when they are speaking.
Attendee will learn why ESL speakers don't always pronounce words just right.
Attendee will learn some common idioms that confuse ESL speakers.
Bio: Shawn Edmiston received her Medical Language Specialist/Transcriptionist certificate in 1996 and has been working continuously in some aspect of the field for the last 20 years. She also has degrees in Diagnostic Medical Sonography and her B.S. degree is in Public Health and Safety Administration with a minor in International Business. Shawn is currently a supplemental transcriptionist with The Mayo Clinic, and this is where she plan to continue her career for as long as they will let her!
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