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Certified Medical Transcription Specialist

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Language: English

Description: Medical Transcription is an “In Demand” profession. You can start an exciting new career with this Medical Transcription online training program. This Medical Transcription course, offered by our accredited school partners, creates a simulation approach to medical transcription that will give you a working knowledge of the medical reports most commonly used in both inpatient and outpatient care settings. You will transcribe hundreds of real medical reports. The course is organized by body systems and includes full color anatomy and physiology illustrations. The course also teaches you the proper formatting, grammar, and style in accordance with AHDI. Transcription reports include: history and physical examinations; consults; operative, pathology, and radiology reports; SOAP notes; and death and discharge summaries. Your transcription materials and equipment are all included.

After completing this course, you should be able to:

• Type quickly and effectively
• Identify the core elements of medical transcription
• Identify the steps to transcribe medical reports
• Identify the steps to transcribe HPIP & SOAP Notes
• Comprehend the regulations included in HIPAA.

As the fastest growing industry, pursuing a career in the healthcare field will provide stability, profitability, and satisfaction. All career paths in healthcare require Medical Terminology knowledge and skills. In this course learners will explore the word structure and analysis of medical terms including prefix, root word, and suffix. Next learners will review the organization of the body and body systems in regards to terminology. Lastly we will discuss diagnostic testing and radiology and how medical terminology is used to determine the proper testing methods. Learners will navigate through the training material before completing several short activities at the end of each lesson to test their retention of the information. After completing each of the lessons, learners will complete a final assessment that will verify they have successfully gained the knowledge and skills covered in the course material. Accompanying the course is a terminology workbook that will give learners the hands on experience and tools to master the use of medical terminology in any healthcare setting. Alongside the terminology workbook are study materials and resources such as quizzes, games, flash cards, exercises, animations of the different tests, procedures, and terms, and an audio glossary of medical terms that will allow learners to hear the correct pronunciations.

Upon successful completion of this course, learners will be able to:
• Describe the structure of medical terms
• List the differences between prefix and suffix
• Determine testing and radiology using medical terminology
• List the different body systems in relation to medical terminology

By learning simple methods of editing used by professionals that you can apply to any document, this course gives you the editing skills needed to produce documents that are error-free. The Medical Transcription Editor course is designed to teach and reinforce essential skills for medical editors. Provided in this course are close to 200 medical reports and their corresponding audio files. Students are instructed to use listening skills taught in the course to recognize and correct errors on the reports. Review activities, critical-thinking exercise, and key resources and references will provide you with even more valuable information for a successful career as a medical editor.

After completing this course, you should be able to:

• Identify the fundamentals of medical editing as a career
• List the core elements of listening and editing skills
• Name the steps to edit medical transcriptions using proper formatting, grammar, and style
• Recall the basics of editing and transcribing correspondence and radiology reports
• Recognize the basics of editing and transcribing acute and chronic care reports

Enroll through one of our accredited university or college partners today!

Instructor Description: This class supported by an Educational Mentor. Educational mentors have worked or are working in the subject they mentor. Educational Mentors review student work, student progress, and interact with students as needed. They respond to any questions or concerns you might have, as well as encouraging and motivating you to succeed.

Certification: Upon successful completion of our Medical Transcription course, students will be prepared for an entry-level position doing medical transcription and will be prepared to sit for the AHDI national certification exam to become a Registered Health Documentation Specialist (RHDS), formerly Registered Medical Transcriptionist (RMT).

This program includes all required materials. The following textbooks and materials will be provided to each student upon registration:
• Medical Terminology: A Short Course by Davi-Ellen Chabner
• Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing 18 Software
• Hillcrest Medical Center Beginning Medical Transcription (with Student Transcription CD-ROM) by Patricia A. Ireland & Carolyn K. Stein
• The Dictated Word by Patricia A. Ireland & Carolyn K. Stein
• Digital Transcription Equipment: Headset, Foot Pedal and Software
• Dorland’s Pocket Medical Dictionary with CD-ROM

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Class Details

Online 24/7

NA - Online

Start Date:upon registration

Course Fee: 


Registration Closes On
Friday, December 21, 2018 @ 2:00 AM

Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
Online 24/7 N/A - Online