The requirements for this program of study are effective beginning the semester shown above. If you began working on this program before the effective semester, you may not be affected by the changes. Consult with the program contact person or the department chair to determine your eligibility to complete the program under previous requirements.
The Medical Assisting: Medical Transcription Career Certificate prepares students to become transcriptionists in physicians' offices, medical clinics, hospital outpatient clinics, or at home as an independent medical transcriptionist.
Medical transcriptionist responsibilities include accurate, timely transcription of correspondence, medical chart notes, and medical reports used in hospitals, clinics, offices, and health agencies, as well as in research reporting. Advanced knowledge of medical terminology and English grammar is required, as are keyboarding speed and accuracy.
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