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MEDICAL TRANSCRIPTIONIST

PROGRAM DETAILS

TYPE:Diploma
TIME:Morning or Afternoon
DURATION:54 Weeks
FIELD PLACEMENT:Available
CAMPUSES:Specific ( INQUIRE )
PROGRAM OUTLINEMedical Transcriptionist Program Outline NB

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

The Medical Transcriptionist program prepares students with the necessary skills and academic knowledge for entry-level transcription positions in hospitals, medical offices, or in transcription service companies.

The program provides with an overview of the theory, principles and practices of the Medical Transcriptionist.

STUDENTS RECEIVE

  • 8-week field placement
  • Training on electronic healthcare records

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

The Medical Transcriptionist Diploma program will qualify grads to pursue medical transcriptionist positions wthin hospitals, clinics, physician’s offices and transcription service companies.

CERTIFICATIONS

tudents who successfully complete this program will be eligible to write the Registered Healthcare Documentation Specialist exam through the Association for Healthcare Documentation Integrity (AHDI). To pursue this, students must make arrangements directly with AHDI.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

• Grade 12 or equivalent or mature student status
• Demonstrate fluency in English (oral and written)
• Possess a typing speed of 40 wpm
• Admissions Interview to determine suitability for a career as a Medical Transcriptionist

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