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Medical Transcription

Medical transcription course introduce the student to the process of transcription, or converting voice-recorded reports as dictated by physicians or other healthcare professionals, into text format. This course will provide the theoretical knowledge and practical skills to work as a medical transcriber in hospitals, medical clinics, private practice specialties and community health agencies. Upon successful completion of course Student will be able to understand the content and purpose of chart notes, history and physical examination reports, letters, x-ray reports and consultations.

Course Duration

Duration (Hrs)

Duration (Weeks)

Type

Next Start Dates

Teacher:Students

25

3

PartTime

Course Calendar

1:5

Course Outline

  1. Fundamentals of Medical Transcription
  2. Transcribing Numbers, Figures, and Abbreviations
  3. Proofreading skills
  4. Transcription Simulation
  5. Error Analysis Chart and production for pay Summary
  6. Demonstrate critical thinking and Decision - making skills
Expectations and Goals

The purpose of the program is to prepare students with the skills and academic knowledge for entry-level transcription positions in hospitals, medical offices, rehabilitation centres, and long-term care facilities.

Pre-Requisites

Proficient in keyboarding

Have a background in Medical terminology

Course Materials

Will be provided.

Other Costs

None

Career Prospects