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.
- 8-week field placement
- Training on electronic healthcare records
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The Medical Transcriptionist Diploma program will qualify grads to pursue medical transcriptionist positions wthin hospitals, clinics, physician’s offices and transcription service companies.
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.
• 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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