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A medical transcriptionist listens to dictated recordings made by physicians and other health care professionals and transcribes the recordings, creating medical reports that eventually become part of patients' permanent files. In the Medical Transcriptionist Training Program, you'll gain the ability to transcribe medical reports and learn the skills you need to obtain an entry-level position as a medical transcriptionist. To become a medical transcriptionist, it's important that you possess excellent editing and proofreading skills. You should have a basic understanding of a word-processing program and be proficient at keyboarding, creating documents, e-mailing, and printing.
Upon successful completion of this program, you'll be able to:
- Describe the importance of the confidential nature of medical reports
- Transcribe medical reports using correct report format and correct capitalization, punctuation, abbreviations, symbols, and metric measurements
- Correctly spell the English and medical terms in addition to the abbreviations, either by memory or by using a dictionary or reference book
- Identify the knowledge, skills, abilities, and responsibilities required of medical transcriptionists
If you're planning on pursuing a career in medical transcription, medical billing or medical coding, physician's secretary or medical support staff, or you just need a review or extra tutoring for your anatomy and physiology classes, or maybe you want a jump start in the medical field before starting college; or perhaps you're just interested in learning the latest in medical language.
Learn and recognize word roots, prefixes, and suffixes used in medical language today. Learn how to combine words to create meaningful medical conditions as well as comprehend their definition and know the correct spelling. In this medical terminology course, we'll cover medical terms related to all major body systems, including: muscular system, skeletal system, respiratory system, circulatory system, digestive system, reproductive system, and urinary system. Whether are new to the medical profession or you just need a refresher class, this medical terminology course is for you!
Thirty-two million people residing in America are Spanish speaking. This course is customized for a variety of healthcare professionals to help meet the healthcare needs of our Spanish speaking population. Learn how to communicate and understand your patients and their family members. Learn the fundamentals with grammar exercises and an interactive dialogue within the classroom setting. Special attention to proper pronunciation will enable you to communicate clearly and be understood as you address your patients needs and medical requirements.
This course will expose you to the vocabulary and phrases needed to perform your professional duties and responsibilities. You will learn how to:
- properly greet your patient and or family members.
- provide emotional support.
- provide routine care and discuss/obtain vital signs.
- obtain medical insurance information.
- obtain past medical history and medication record.
- pronounce basic anatomy and major body systems.
- perform physical assessment using the proper terminology.
- set up appointments.
- explain diagnostics tests and medical procedures.
- instruct patient on wound care and medical supplies and equipment.
- explain discharge and follow up instructions.
The health care industry is experiencing a tremendous demand for Spanish speaking professionals. This course will prepare you with the skills and knowledge to meet the demand as well as expose you to those health care employment opportunities.
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