Medical Transcription Editor Certificate Program

Course Information

Course Code: AU - MTEA
Program Duration: 9 Months
Tuition: $4,000.00
Course Level: Advanced
Mentor Supported: Yes
Tutoring Available: Yes
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Course Overview

This training program combines a two course training track:
  • Medical Terminology
  • Medical Transcription Editor
You can start an exciting new career with our Medical Transcription Editor online training program. Our Medical Transcription Editor course creates a simulation approach to medical transcription that will give you a working knowledge of the medical reports most commonly used in both inpatient and outpatient care settings.

By learning a simple method of editing used by professional proofreaders that you can apply to any document, this course gives you the editing skills needed to produce documents that are error-free. You will learn to proofread comparatively and get tips for checking documents with numbers, while also brushing up your knowledge of grammar and mechanics and learning how to get the most out of your word processor’s spelling and grammar checkers.While in many organizations, documents are proofread by one individual and then passed to one or more others for additional checks, this course also teaches you to proofread in teams.

You will transcribe 100s of real medical reports. The course is organized by body systems and includes full color anatomy and physiology illustrations. We also provide you will the proper formatting, grammar, and style in accordance with AHDI. Transcription reports include: history and physical examinations; consults; operative, pathology, and radiology reports; SOAP notes; and death and discharge summaries. Your transcription materials and equipment are all included.
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Course Description

Medical Transcription 
An “In Demand” profession. You can start an exciting new career with our Medical Transcription online training program. Our Medical Transcription course creates a simulation approach to medical transcription that will give you a working knowledge of the medical reports most commonly used in both inpatient and outpatient care settings. You will transcribe 100s of real medical reports. The course is organized by body systems and includes full color anatomy and physiology illustrations. We also provide you will the proper formatting, grammar, and style in accordance with AHDI. Transcription reports include: history and physical examinations; consults; operative, pathology, and radiology reports; SOAP notes; and death and discharge summaries. Your transcription materials and equipment are all included.

Program Objectives

Quickly master the basics of medical terminology and begin speaking and writing terms almost immediately! This course omits time-consuming, nonessential information and helps you build a working medical vocabulary of the most frequently encountered suffixes, prefixes, and word roots.
Medical terms are introduced in the context of human anatomy and physiology to help you understand exactly what they mean, and case studies, vignettes, and activities demonstrate how medical terms are used in practice.With all this plus medical animations, word games, and flash cards on the companion website, you'll be amazed at how easily medical terminology becomes part of your vocabulary.

After completing this course, you should be able to:
  • Identify and apply basic word structure
  • Identify body systems, body cavities, and planes of the body
  • Define common prefixes
  • Identify diagnostic and procedural suffixes
  • Comprehend medical specialists and case reports

Job Outlook

The Job Outlook The Occupational Outlook Handbook from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics says the outlook for medical transcriptionists in the United States is good. More than half of transcriptionists still work on site in hospitals or in medical practices, but the opportunities for telecommuting are increasing. Employers in the United States in medical facilities prefer certified transcriptionists who have completed training courses. Often, prior experience in the medical field is a plus.

 
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What is difference between a certificate and a certification?

By successfully completing a course through one of our college or university partners the student is awarded a Certificate of Completion from the institution. If there is a state or national exam that the course is preparing a student for, the proper certifying body will be indicated and that association will proctor and award any type of certification. This is the student’s responsibility, although ECA is here to help guide our students in the right direction.

Does this course translate in to college credit?

Through our college and university partners, ECA offers non-credit certificate programs.

How long do access to my complete my course?

Access will begin on your start date and end on your end date unless otherwise specified. If you are falling behind in your course please contact an Education Consultant to talk about your options.

When are the course start dates?

The course start dates are determined by the student due to open-enrollment.

Is the Certification exam included in the course?

The certification exam is not included in the cost of the course unless otherwise specified in the course education and training plan.

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