If you’re a medical practitioner, you’ve probably noticed that typing exercises are becoming a bit of a new trend in your practice.
Typing exercises have become more popular over the past few years, and are becoming more popular with younger doctors.
This article will help you understand the importance of typing exercises, what they can do, and how to do them.
What Are Typing Exercises?
A typing exercise is when you practice using a specific word or phrase while talking with patients.
For example, a doctor may say something like “What is the word you use to describe the heart?” to patients and patients will often respond in the affirmative.
For instance, the word “heart” might sound funny or difficult, but most of the time patients will be able to identify it.
The word “pulmonary” might be more challenging, but patients often respond with a more positive response, which may be because of a word like “pulse.”
Typing exercises are different than traditional speech therapy sessions, which is when a patient sits down and talks with a doctor, counselor, or other health care professional.
In speech therapy, patients learn to express themselves through different means.
Typing sessions are also different than writing, which are more focused on communicating ideas, such as a doctor giving a patient a prescription for medication or a pharmacist giving a prescription.
In typing exercises however, the goal is to understand the patient and their thoughts.
For a patient to understand a word, it’s important to have them think about it in the same way a doctor would think about a word or word combination.
Typists focus on what the patient is thinking while writing.
When a patient thinks of a specific letter, they often respond to that word or combination in a different way.
For instances, doctors might write “pork” instead of “penny” or a doctor might write a word that sounds like “dog.”
Typing can also help a doctor better understand how a patient will react to different words or phrases.
How Typing WorksIn the words of Dr. Michael J. Stoppelman, a practicing orthopedic surgeon and co-founder of the American College of Surgeons (ACS), typing exercises do more than just improve your oral and written language skills.
Dr. Stoffelman says that typing is about getting the patient to think about things, which helps doctors and nurses understand how their patients think.
Typical TypingExercises and the Importance of Your Own LanguageThe most common type of typing exercise doctors do involves using a pen to type out a word.
However, you don’t have to be a trained typing professional to take part in typing exercises.
If you just want to practice typing in a private setting, there are a few ways you can practice typing exercises in your own practice.
First, take the time to learn to type.
Typed out words are usually easy to remember and can be practiced as often as you need to practice.
If your doctor is teaching you, you may be able ask questions like “Why are you typing?” or “What word would you like to type?”
Typing is often one of the easiest things you can do with your hands, so it’s worth doing a little practice before you decide to take on a role as a practicing doctor.
If you want to take the typing out of your practice, you’ll need to have your own type of computer to practice on.
The type of pen used for typing exercises is usually called a “typewriter,” which is a type of electronic device that can write a sentence, like “I want to be your therapist.”
Typewriters are generally small and portable, and can take up to two hours to read out a sentence.
Some doctors may recommend that patients wear an ear-phone while typing, so that you can hear what’s being typed out.
When Typing, Think About The PatientThe second important thing you need for your typing exercise to work is to be aware of your own thoughts.
When you practice typing, you are also practicing using your own language.
If a patient says “Penny” instead to you, they are probably thinking about the word that is written.
Typers often practice using their own words to talk about things that patients are asking them about.
Typers also practice talking to patients using their words.
When a patient asks a question, they usually respond with an answer, which often comes from the patient’s own thoughts, which can be helpful for understanding how a person will respond to a specific sentence or word.
When it comes to the patient, you can also practice typing with your own words by practicing speaking with your words aloud.
This is an excellent way to practice your words and speak to patients in a safe, private setting.
In addition to practicing using words, you should practice talking with your patient in a similar way.
You can practice writing with your tongue or your lips.
Typewriter exercises can be used in both ways,