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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 Transcriptionist 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.

According to the U.S. Department of Labor, the median annual salary for medical transcriptionists is $34,890.*
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 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 course material is presented may vary.

*Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2016-17 Edition
Medical Transcriptionist Program

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

Loretta S.