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  1. 1. Medical Transcription<br />Judy Culver<br />August 5, 2011<br />
  2. 2. Preview <br />What is it and How long…<br />Summary<br />Required Courses<br />Elective Courses<br /><ul><li>Are You Ready….
  3. 3. Certification</li></ul>Career Opportunities<br />Salary Information<br />Projected Growth<br />Works Cited<br />
  4. 4. What is it and How long…<br />Medical Transcription is the transcribing of dictated recordings made by physicians and other healthcare providers.<br />The projected time to complete the course requirements is 30 credit hours.<br />Although certification is not required, you will be ready to take a certification test or go directly to work as a medical transcriptionist.<br />
  5. 5. Required Courses<br />Introduction to Computers<br />Fundamentals of English I<br />Medical Terminology for Allied Health <br />Document Production<br />Anatomy and Physiology<br />Human Disease<br />Medical Document Processing/Transcription<br />Advanced Medical Document Processing/Transcription<br />Elective Courses<br />
  6. 6. Elective Courses of Interest <br />Customer Service Fundamentals<br />Business Document Proofreading and Editing<br />Medical Administrative Procedures<br />Computerized Medical Office Skills<br />Medical Billing, Coding, and Insurance<br />
  7. 7. Are You Ready To Learn…<br />Anatomy and Physiology<br />Medical Terminology<br />Human Diseases<br />Word Processing<br />How to use a transcription machine<br />How to attune your hearing to dictation<br />
  8. 8. Certification<br />Certification<br />The Association for Healthcare Documentation Integrity (AHDI)<br />Offers 2 voluntary certifications<br />Registered Medical Transcriptionist (RMT)<br />Fewer than two years experience<br />Recent graduate<br />Re-certify every three years<br />Earn continuing education credits<br />Certified Medical Transcriptionist (CMT)<br />Two plus years of experience in acute care <br />Has used many different types of dictation<br />Re-certify every three years<br />Certification is a mark of quality and professionalism<br />It is an indication of dedication to continuing education<br />
  9. 9. Career Opportunities<br />You may work in a variety of medical businesses:<br />Hospitals<br />Physicians’ offices<br />Clinics<br />Laboratories<br />Research facilities<br />Transcription businesses<br />Private Contractor<br />
  10. 10. Salary Ranges…<br />A medical transcriptionist can make between $13.00 to $21.00 an hour<br />Some are paid by the page or by the number of lines<br />Employed by a transcription business <br />Salary set up on production<br />Benefits<br />Self-employed contractor<br />Salary may still be set but you can possibly make more <br />Have freedom to work in your pajama’s <br />Freedom to work at any time you want<br />No benefits<br />
  11. 11. Projected Growth <br />Projected growth:<br />11% between 2008 and 2018<br />Factors that will contribute to the growth of this profession:<br />Demand will continue due to growing and aging population<br />Older population usually has more extensive and detail tests<br />Continued need for knowledgeable transcriptionists<br />Continues need even with the introduction of voice recognition<br />Continued need for electronic documentation that can be shared among providers, regulators, clinics, etc….<br />
  12. 12. Works Cited<br />Aroundtheoffice. 2008. 27 July 2011 <>.<br />College, Augusta Technical. "Programs of Study." Augusta Technical College Catalog. Augusta, GA:, 2011. 66.<br />Conerly-Stewart, Donna l. and Lott, Wanda Lott. Forrest General Medical Center Advanced Medical Transcription Course. Clifton, NY: Delmar Cengage Learning, 2004.<br />Labor, U. S. Department of. 2010-2011 Edition of Occupational Outlook Handbook. Bureau of Labor Statistics, U. S. Department of Labor. 18 July 2011 <>.<br />Novak, Mary Ann and Ireland, Patricia A. Hillcrest Medical Center Beginning Medical Transcription Course. Delmar a division of Thomson Learning, 1999.<br />Publitek, Inc. Fotosearch. Fotosearch. 27 July 2011.<br />Rozmus, Mike. "EBSCOhost: Transcription makeover." August 2010. Transcription makeover. By: Razmus, Mike, health management Technology, 10744770. 21 July 2011 <www.ebscohost: >.<br /> <br />