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
PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOMES
Apply knowledge of medical
terminology and its structure.
Show a working knowledge of word
Adhere to legal and ethical
responsibilities of medical transcriptionists.
Accurately transcribe medical
reports and correspondence through the application of
medical terminology, technology, and English usage.
Employers prefer medical
transcriptionists who have completed a post-secondary
Many medical transcriptionists may
telecommute from home.
Even though speech recognition use
is increasing, medical transcriptionists will edit for
errors and for grammar and clarity.
Job opportunities for medical
transcriptionists will be good for those certified.
POSSIBLE WORK SETTINGS