|Field of Study:||Medical Transcription/Transcriptionist
|Description:||The complex and detailed nature of modern medical science is demonstrated in the duties of a medical transcriptionist. A medical transcriptionist is a medical language specialist who interprets and transcribes dictation by physicians regarding patient assessment, workup, therapeutic procedure, clinical course, diagnosis, prognosis, etc., to document patient care and facilitate delivery of health care services.
This program emphasizes written communication skills using specialized terminology and transcription relating to reports such as history and physical, consultation, radiology, laboratory, oncology, surgery, pathology and discharge summaries. Also included in the program is a practicum, which provides the student with on-the-job experience.