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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.

You can complete your course at home in your spare time, and we offer affordable monthly payment plans for tuition. Enrol today!
Medical Transcriptionist Module 1
Medical Terminology

Basic Word Structure
Suffixes and Prefixes
Organization of the Body
Body Systems
Diagnostic Tests and Procedures
Common Abbreviations and Symbols

Medical Transcriptionist Module 2
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

Medical Transcriptionist Module 3
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

Medical Transcriptionist Module 4
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 program is specifically designed to serve as an introduction or enhancement of the theoretical knowledge required for the vocational application of this subject. It is intended to help individuals in the furtherance of their vocational training and is not intended as a substitute for licensing or certification requirements, which may include an apprenticeship or additional training, as required by law.

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

Learning medical terminology and phamarcology has helped me in daily life with friends and family with health problems. I can understand more and help explain more to them.

P.P. - Saskatchewan

I thoroughly enjoyed studying your course. It was a very condensed, informative course.

A.H. - Nova Scotia