Working in the medical field often conjures such images as wearing scrubs, administering medications, and attending to medical emergencies. However, there are careers in medical care that does not necessarily demand working in a medical facility and having direct contact with patients. One such job is medical transcription.
Medical transcription involves the conversion of voice reports of medical professionals into text format. These converted reports are vital to physicians and allied health professionals, as they serve as documentation of patient care, which can then be accessed for purposes like insurance claims and risk management. If you are thinking about getting into this career and want to know what it entails, you can get off to a good start with our Medical Transcription Certification course.
In this study, you will be exploring how medical transcription has evolved over the years, identify the practical skills needed to secure and manage an MT job, and determine the types of report MTs produce. You will also learn about the tools and terminology used in the practice, as well as the mechanics for converting and formatting medical reports. You will also find dedicated lessons on improving listening skills, directions for sentence structure and grammar use, and finding career opportunities.
To provide maximum flexibility, there is no specific deadline of completion for this course. Since the course can be accessed anytime online, you may choose to learn the lessons in multiple sessions or cover the entire course in one go. The duration to complete the entire course still depends on your learning pace.
Upon finishing the Medical Transcription Certification course, you will receive a certificate of completion from Skills on Projects. This certificate will be in PDF format and will be sent to the email address you have used on sign up. No additional fee will be charged to secure this certification. Use it to boost your CV and your knowledge in this field.
Access the course from any computer, laptop, tablet or mobile device. You also need an updated browser such as Chrome, Firefox or Internet Explorer 11.
Important points are spread throughout the course. A pen and paper will come in handy in such situation, so you can jot down the things you need to remember.
To participate in the online aspects of the course, you need to have access to a stable Internet connection.