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Medical Transcription Certificate

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Designed to help you prepare for employment in a medical office or environment. Medical transcriptionists listen to dictated recordings made by physicians and other health care professionals and transcribe them into medical reports, correspondence, and other administrative material. They generally listen to recordings on a headset, using a foot pedal to pause the recording when necessary, and key the text into a personal computer or word processor, editing as necessary for grammar and clarity. The documents they produce include discharge summaries, medical history and physical examination reports, operative reports, consultation reports, autopsy reports, diagnostic imaging studies, progress notes, and referral letters. Medical transcriptionists return transcribed documents to the physicians or other health care professionals who dictated them for review and signature or correction. These documents eventually become part of patients' permanent files.

To earn this certificate, students will take the following classes :

Beginning Medical Keyboarding
Intermediate Medical Keyboarding
Beginning Medical Terminology
Intermediate Medical Terminology
Beginning Medical Transcription
Intermediate Medical Transcription

Prerequisites: Depending on the skill level of the student - Working knowledge of computers, Keyboarding (Beginning and Intermediate), and Windows (Beginning and Intermediate).

Training can begin today! You will arrange your training lab sessions and class schedule to suit your learning style by establishing times that work for you, your job, and your family (schedule your lab time twice a week, two full days, etc.). Lab times can be scheduled Monday - Friday. Day and evening hours are available.
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Online Registration is not available for Office Skills courses. To register or for more information, contact Alicia Brown in the Office Skills Center at (864) 260-6737.

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