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The Medical Transcription certificate will prepare the student to enter the workforce as an entry-level medical transcriptionist. The well-qualified transcriptionist will gain proficiencies in written and oral communications, medical terminology, medical transcription, businepdfss English, and medical office procedures. Students will also acquire skills in proofreading, document formatting, and records management, as well as anatomy and physiologydesigned for the allied healthcare worker. Professionalism and flexibility are also stressed in the program, as employers are looking for employees who exhibit these characteristics..
MEDICAL TRANSCRIPTION
(Vocational Certificate)
COURSE
NUMBER
COURSE NAME
SEMESTER
1
2
3
4
TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS
OFT1630 Business English
3
     
OFT1614 Advanced Document Formatting
3
     
ALH1655 Medical Terminology
3
     
ALH5244 Introduction to Health Information
3
     
ALH5235 Allied Health Care Provider Anatomy and Physiology
4
     
OFT1675 Records Management  
3
   
ALH1660 Medical Transcription  
3
   
CAP1517 Advanced Computer Applications  
3
   
OFT1640 Business Communications  
3
   
ALH5248 Medical Transcription Field Work Experience I  
3
   
TOTAL HOURS 31
16
15
   

Depending on the individual student’s skill level and assessment scores, students may be required to take the necessary basic skill courses (Keyboarding, Basic Document Formatting, and/or Computer Applications) prior to enrolling in the program.

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