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Medical Transcription - MT-2012


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Medical Transcription career today!

CanScribe Career College offers one of the top Medical Transcription courses in the industry. Our course is recognized and endorsed by employers throughout Canada, the United States and Australia.

Get started on your new career today! You can choose to study on-campus or via distance learning. You can work from home or on-site. What are you waiting for?

Training as a Medical Transcriptionist provides both on-site and at-home employment opportunities.  Medical Transcriptionists work for:

  • Service Providers
  • Private Sector Clinics
  • Long Term Care Facilities
  • Community Health Agencies or Associations
  • Insurance Companies
  • Hospitals
  • Doctors' Offices and Medical Clinics
  • Self employment

Demand for quality trained MTs is very high as both American and Canadian companies hire Canadian Medical Transcriptionists.

This course includes the following features:

  • Online Group Chat Sessions
  • Online Group Meetings
  • Instructor E-mail Assistance
  • Instructor Telephone Assistance
  • Instructor Instant Messaging Assistance
  • Toll Free Telephone Assistance
  • Certificate (Upon Graduating)
  • Pre-final Exam Testing And Assessment Review
  • Practicum Work Program
  • Optional Practicum Work Program
  • Job Placement Assistance (Graduate)
  • Transcript Reprints (Graduate)
  • Alumni Community Access

Introduction

2 hours

An introduction to the transcription field, how the profession has evolved and advanced to current day.
 


Program Orientation

20 hours

How the learning management system works, navigation and use of the foot pedal, headset and transcription platform.  Student resources including how to use Stedman’s Online as well as Benchmark KB for research are introduced.
 


Computer Basics

15 hours

Students will have a better understanding of their equipment and how to use it, including the use of hardware, software, peripherals, and wireless technology; use of the internet as a resource; and use of various methods for data storage and networking.
 


Microsoft Outlook

15 hours

Features of Microsoft Outlook 2007/2010 are explored including using ribbons, the quick access toolbar and navigation pane.  Using email including addressing, composing, reading, replying, forwarding and formatting messages.
 


Microsoft Word

15 hours

The features of Microsoft Word 2007/2010 such as copy and paste, find and replace and how to format documents are explained.  Students will learn how to use Word features to produce a professional edited document.
 


Microsoft Excel

10 hours

An introduction to Microsoft Excel 2007/2010 and using an electronic spreadsheet.  Basic Excel elements are explored along with basic terminology.
 


Keyboarding Techniques

30 hours

Correct ergonomic setup and placement of the hands on the keyboard to avoid repetitive injury.  Exercises to increase keyboarding skills and speed. Students are introduced to transcription, which is included in all subsequent chapters.
 


Medical Report Formatting

30 hours

Introduction to different report types, report components, formatting rules, and using resources effectively.  Students will become familiar with what topics are included in different sections of reports.
 


Body as a Whole

50 hours

Introduction of medical terms by teaching the student word parts (combining forms, suffixes and prefixes).  Students will be able to break down words to define terms.  Students will begin transcribing simple medical sentences.
 


Grammar and Style

40 hours

How to apply correct grammar rules and styles to sentences, paragraphs and documents.
 


Pharmacology

40 hours

Introduction to general pharmacology fundamentals including development, administration and schedules, basics of drug nomenclature and function of different drug types.  Researching and identifying major drug classifications and insert medication names correctly into patient reports.
 


Skeletal System

40 hours

Terminology, structure and function of the skeletal system as well as common diseases, disorders, treatment modalities and medications used to treat skeletal disease.  Common procedures and laboratory tests will be discussed.
 


Speech Recognition

10 hours

Students will be introduced to speech recognition technology and the role in the health information management industry.  The student will learn common myths associated with the emergence of SRT, the history of SRT, and how SRT works.
 


Muscular System

30 hours

Terminology, structure and function of the muscular system as well as common diseases, disorders, treatment modalities and medications used to treat muscular disease.  Common procedures and laboratory tests will be discussed.
 


Integumentary System

20 hours

Terminology, structure and function of the integumentary system as well as common diseases, disorders, treatment modalities and medications used to treat dermatologic disease.  Common procedures and laboratory tests will be discussed.
 


Cardiovascular System

60 hours

Terminology, structure and function of the cardiovascular system as well as common diseases, disorders, treatment modalities and medications used to treat heart disease.  Common procedures and laboratory tests will be discussed.
 


Proficiency Improvement Examination - 1 (PIE1)

5 hours

Provides the student with an opportunity for self-assessment after completion of the first half of the program.
 


Respiratory System

30 hours

Terminology, structure and function of the respiratory system as well as common diseases, disorders, treatment modalities and medications used to treat respiratory illness.  Common procedures and laboratory tests will be discussed.
 


Gastrointestinal System

30 hours

Terminology, structure and function of the gastrointestinal system as well as common diseases, disorders, treatment modalities and medications used to treat gastrointestinal conditions.  Common procedures and laboratory tests will be discussed.
 


Genitourinary System

40 hours

Terminology, structure and function of the genitourinary system as well as common diseases, disorders, treatment modalities and medications used to treat genitourinary disease.  Common procedures and laboratory tests will be discussed.
 


Reproductive System

30 hours

Terminology, structure and function of the male and female reproductive systems as well as common diseases, disorders, treatment modalities and medications used to treat reproductive conditions.  Common procedures and laboratory tests will be discussed.
 


Endocrine System

20 hours

Terminology, structure and function of the endocrine system as well as common diseases, disorders, treatment modalities and medications used to treat endocrine disease.  Common procedures and laboratory tests will be discussed.
 


Lymphatic, Immune and Allergy

20 hours

Terminology, structure and function of the lymphatic system as well as common diseases, disorders, treatment modalities and medications used to treat lymphatic and immune diseases as well as allergies.  Common procedures and laboratory tests will be discussed.
 


Sensory System

30 hours

Terminology, structure and function of the sensory system as well as common diseases, disorders, treatment modalities and medications used to treat sensory illness.  Common procedures and laboratory tests will be discussed.
 


Nervous System

30 hours

Terminology, structure and function of the nervous system as well as common diseases, disorders, treatment modalities and medications used to treat neurological conditions.  Common procedures and laboratory tests will be discussed.
 


Psychiatry

20 hours

Terminology pertaining to psychiatric conditions, disorders, testing protocols, treatment modalities and medications will be covered.
 


Oncology

40 hours

Terminology, common causes, diseases, disorders, treatment modalities and medications used to treat malignant disease including chemotherapy protocols.  Common procedures and laboratory tests will be discussed.
 


Surgical Documentation and Advanced Transcription

220 hours

Terminology, surgical procedures and equipment used in the operating room will be explored and how to utilize these terms to create operative reports in this advanced unit.  Other advanced reports will be transcribed incorporating formatting rules and account specifics.
 


Professional Issues

20 hours

What a medical transcriptionist needs to know regarding ethics and procedures.  Different employment options will be explored including the difference between an onsite employee and an independent contractor.  Confidentiality and security issues will be discussed.
 


Career Development

10 hours

Human Resource materials will be covered to help the student understand how to present and conduct themselves in a professional manner.
 


Preparing for Proficiency Improvement Examination - 2 (PIE2)

40 hours

An overview of the exam, tips for preparing, scheduling, and accessing the final examination.  The student will work with an instructor who will provide feedback in preparation for the exam.
 


Proficiency Improvement Examination - 2 (PIE2)

10 hours

Provides the student with an opportunity for self-assessment of all material in the medical transcription program.
 


Practicum

100 hours

Transitioning from the educational world into the “real” world of a working Medical Transcriptionist. Students go through an interview process and are assigned with a QA Editor who mentors them through the entire Practicum. Students will become familiar with what is expected of them by an employer and better understand the working environment of an MT.
 


Proficiency Improvement Examination - 3 (PIE3)

48 hours

Provides the student with an opportunity for a final self-assessment of all material in the medical transcription program.
 

Total: 1170 hours

Prerequisites

Applicants must have a grade 12 diploma or be a mature student (aged 19 at the start of the course). A copy of their high school diploma is required if they are under the age of 19. A copy of a Government issued photo identification such as a driver's license, passport or other, which shows their date of birth, must also be supplied. Students must submit our typing test results confirming that they meet our minimum typing speed of 40 nwpm. Students must also complete and submit the English & Grammar test. Students must complete, sign and submit a current enrollment contract to CanScribe.

All distance learning students are required to have a computer and internet access (high speed is recommended).

Course Fee Breakdown
Administration Fee: $250.00
Tuition Fee: $2400.00
Reference Materials & Supplies: $850.00
Practicum Fee: $300.00
Total: $3800.00

Upgrades

Dictation Upgrade $250.00
Contains a collection of 75 authentic doctor dictations and answer keys for extra practice. Available on CD.
e-Book Upgrade $500.00
Contains the course curriculum on a downloaded file, allowing you to read over the course as an e-Book.
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