Program Goals and Outcomes

Medical transcriptionist training goals and outcomes

The online medical transcriptionist training program can help students prepare to work for physician's offices, insurance companies, and hospitals. You'll build foundational transcription skills and knowledge at your own pace and can also prepare to sit for the Registered Healthcare Documentation Specialist (RHDS) exam offered by the Association for Healthcare Documentation Integrity (AHDI).

Medical Transcriptionist

Career Diploma 9-13 mo As low as $50/mo
800-275-4410 (9AM - 9PM EST)

Program Goal

To prepare students for an entry-level career in medical transcription.

Upon completion of the program, students will be able to...

  • Transcribe and interpret dictation into diagnostic test results, operative reports, referral letters, and other documents
  • Review and edit drafts prepared by speech recognition software, ensuring that the transcription is correct, complete, and has a consistent style
  • Translate medical abbreviations and jargon into the appropriate long form
  • Identify inconsistencies, errors, and missing information within a report that could compromise patient care
  • Follow up with the healthcare provider to ensure the accuracy of the reports
  • Submit health records for physicians to approve
  • Follow patient confidentiality guidelines and legal documentation requirements
  • Enter medical reports into electronic health records systems
  • Perform quality improvement audits

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