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Medical Transcription  

Learn an interesting and in-demand skill that allows you to work at home. Medical transcription is the process of creating hard copy documents from doctors' dictated reports. This is an online course with access to experienced transcriptionists to answer your questions. In addition to access to comprehensive online content, students receive online reference materials and a foot pedal.

This top-rated home-based, in-demand skill allows you to:
  • Set your own hours
  • Have job flexibility
  • Perform interesting work
  • Avoid long commutes
  • Eliminate day care
  • Spend more time with your family
This unique online program was developed by medical transcriptionists to take you step-by-step through every competency required to succeed on the job. In addition to access to comprehensive online content, the students receive reference materials and transcription equipment. You will also have access to experienced transcriptionists who will assist you with your questions. You have up to one year to complete the course.

The first part of the course covers medical terminology and is taught through programmed learning, exercises, and building-block progression of concepts. The second part of the course is actual transcription of hundreds of “real” reports, building from beginning to advanced.

A successful candidate for this program has basic word processing and computer skills, and should be able to independently manage their time.


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