Explore a Career in Medical Transcripts

Learn how to transcribe the medical reports most often used in healthcare today, and discover how to get started and advance as a medical transcriptionist.

In this course, you will learn how to transcribe the most common medical reports used in both inpatient and outpatient settings. This knowledge will help prepare you to work almost anywhere in the medical field—doctors’ offices, clinics, public health facilities, and hospitals. With this foundation, you will be set to advance your education so you can work as a subcontractor for a company that outsources transcription, or you can eventually even take on your own clients—all from the comfort of your own home.

Key Benefits

You will go through each of the nine main report types—their formatting requirements, the components of each one, and how they are used in the clinical setting. Every lesson will include a grammar review, pointing out important elements that will make your reports perfect. You will also gain important clinical knowledge of major disease processes that are essential to enhance your skill as a medical documentation specialist.

Along the way, you will download a free transcriber to listen to dictation and produce reports. These hands-on exercises will give you the practice you will need to determine if this field is for you. You will also go through your current options and in the future by developing the skills of a medical transcriptionist. By the end of this course, you will know the basic report types, have clinical knowledge of major diseases, be able to correct grammar from dictated reports on the fly, and know the next steps you will need to take!

 

Course Summary

Duration: 24 hours

Access Time: You will have access to this course for up to 3 months until you complete

Delivery & Support: Online Self Paced Delivered by Ed2Go, everything available from day 1

Our quality promise: This course comes with a 14-day money back guarantee. 

Course Pricing: $395 AUD + GST

Covering the following modules

  1. Introduction to Medical Transcription
  2. Tools of the Trade
  3. Understanding Medical Records
  4. Listening Carefully
  5. Grammar, Sentence Structure, and Punctuation
  6. Style
  7. Medical Terminology and Spelling
  8. Report Formatting and Word Processing
  9. Checking Your Work
  10. Classification Systems, and Discharge and Death Summaries
  11. Infections, Blood, and Cells
  12. The Nuts and Bolts of Working as an MT
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