Catalog & Student Handbook 2021-2022 
    
    Dec 08, 2021  
Catalog & Student Handbook 2021-2022

Medical Transcriptionist Career Studies Certificate


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Degree:

Career Studies Certificate Medical Transcriptionist

Length:

The career studies certificate is a two semester certificate.

Purpose:

The Medical Transcription program is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills required to transcribe various types of healthcare documents. Students are introduced to the healthcare record, transcription technology, standard practices, and style perspectives. They learn to transcribe documents related to all medical specialties.  Students also learn how to edit medical documents transcribed by voice recognition devices.

Occupational Objectives:

Medical transcriptionists work in a variety of settings. These include hospitals, doctors’ offices, medical schools, health and wellness centers and private practices. It is also possible to work remotely if you have the right equipment. Medical transcriptionists spend most of their work hours sitting alone at a computer, listening to recordings through headphones. They might occasionally be required to travel with a team and use their skills for a specific medical case.

Admission Requirements:

Admission to the Career Studies Certificate program is based upon the general requirements for admission to the college.

 

 

Suggested Credits for Semester: 12


Suggested Credits for Semester: 12


Total Minimum Credits Required for CSC: 24


1 Students who possess keyboarding skills may petition for advanced placement with Credit by Examination.

2 Students who desire transferable credits must take ENG 111  in place of ENG 137 .

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