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Medical Transcriptionist
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Medical Transcriptionist

Medical transcriptionists listen to voice recordings made by medical professionals and turn them into written reports that become a permanent part of a patient's medical file. They can sometimes also be known as healthcare documentation specialists.

Stratford's Medical Transscriptionist course was developed to provide in-depth coverage of the the knowledge needed to prepare for a career in this field. This course covers basic medical terminology, goes over medical records and style guidelines, then carefully details many types of medical fields including cardiology, hematology, neurology, orthopedics, psychiatry and much more.

If you are looking to work in the healthcare documentation field, Stratford's course can be an excellent choice in gaining valuable, comprehensive knowledge that could quickly be applied in the workforce.
Medical Terminology
• Basic Word Structure
• Suffixes and Prefixes
• Organization of the Body
• Body Systems
• Diagnostic Tests and Procedures
• Common Abbreviations and Symbols

Introduction to Medical Transcription
• Understanding Medical Transcription
• Ethical Considerations
• The Medical Record
• Medical Reports
• Proofreading and Editing in Medical Transcription
• Style Guidelines: Abbreviations, Acronyms, Measurements, Chemical Abbreviations, Briefs, Forms and Medical Slang, Eponyms, Symbols, Handwritten Chart Symbols, Numbers, Roman Numerals, Arabic Numerals, Rules for Transcribing Numbers, Dates, Time
• Understanding Pharmacology

You will be presented with the structure, function, terminology, disorders, laboratory tests, diagnostic procedures, treatments, pharmacology issues, and sample reports with regards to:
• Cardiology
• Dermatology
• Endocrinology
• Gastroenterology
• Hematology
• Neurology

You will be presented with the structure, function, terminology, disorders, laboratory tests, diagnostic procedures, treatments, pharmacology issues, and sample reports with regards to:
• Obstetrics and Gynecology
• Ophthalmology
• Orthopedics
• Otorhinolaryngology
• Psychiatry
• Pulmonary Medicine
• Urology
• Pathology

This educational program is an introductory course designed to help students gain knowledge necessary for the vocational application of this subject. Completion of this program does not fulfill the legal requirements of particular state licenses or certifications, which may require additional training or apprenticeships.

We take great pride in providing you with the most up-to-date accounting course textbooks and equipment. One or more of the above-mentioned subjects may, therefore, change if updating becomes necessary during the course of your studies. The order in which the accounting course material is presented may vary.
Medical Transcriptionist Course

“After receiving my diploma, my employer has given me more responsibility, which I am very happy with. Thank you Stratford Career Institute.”

Loretta S.