CP Medical Transcription
Certificate of Proficiency in Medical Transcription
The certificate of proficiency in Medical Transcription prepares
students for careers involving the transcription of verbal data in the
healthcare industry. This certificate program emphasizes the importance
of accuracy, organization, and professionalism. Careers in medical
transcription may involve working in a healthcare facility, doctor's
office, or independently out of one's home. Successful completion of
this certificate requires grades of C or better in each prescribed
Program Learning Outcomes
Apply knowledge of medical terminology and its
Show a working knowledge of word processing
Adhere to legal and ethical responsibilities of
Accurately transcribe medical reports and
correspondence through the application of medical knowledge,
technology, and English usage.
Employers prefer medical transcriptionists who
have completed a postsecondary program.
Many medical transcriptionists may telecommute
Even though speech recognition use is increasing,
medical transcriptionists will edit for errors and for grammar and
Job opportunities for medical transcriptionists
will be good for those certified.
Possible Work Settings