triOS College (London Campus)

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Medical Transcriptionist

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Program Information

School:triOS College (London Campus)
Faculty:Faculty of Healthcare
Degree:Diploma
Field of Study:Medical Transcription/Transcriptionist
Description:The purpose of the program is to prepare students with the necessary skills and academic knowledge for entry-level transcription positions in hospitals, medical offices, rehabilitation centres, and long-term care facilities. This program provides an overview of the theory, principles, and practices of the Medical Transcriptionist.

Medical Transcriptionists (MTs) are specialists in medical language and healthcare documentation. They interpret and transcribe dictation by physicians and other healthcare professionals. Medical Transcriptionists work in hospitals, clinics, Physician’s offices, transcription services, insurance companies, home healthcare agencies, and other locations where dictation for the purpose of healthcare documentation requires transcription. Many MTs work from their homes as independent contractors or home-based employees. Medical Transcriptionists play an integral role in our health care system promoting patient well-being and safeguarding against medical errors. Students who successfully complete this program will be eligible to write the Registered Medical Transcriptionist exam through the Association for Healthcare Documentation Integrity (AHDI).
URL:Medical Transcriptionist at triOS College (London Campus)
Length:44 Week(s)

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

    High School Graduation Diploma or Mature Student Status (18 years of age and high school equivalency assessment passed). In addition, an entrance assessment must be successfully passed. Demonstrated fluency in English (oral and written). Possess a typing speed of 40 nwpm. Admission Interview to determine suitability for a career as a Medical Transcriptionist

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on August 08, 2018