Why Choose the New York Institute of Career Development?
Our online Medical Transcription Course is your ticket to an exciting new career
- One-to-one mentorship from an experienced professional in your field of study
- Hours of engaging video training featuring career tips from industry veterans
- Industry certification exam and study materials included in the cost of the course
- Online course materials allow you to study anytime, anywhere, at your own pace
- Graduate debt-free with affordable tuition and low monthly payment plans
What You'll Learn
After completing the Medical Transcription program, students will be able to:
Explain the personal and professional skills required for success in this profession, outline the job duties associated with this work, explain how medical transcriptionists are impacted by HIPAA and other ethical regulations, and describe the employment opportunities available to trained personnel.
Describe how to build a strong base of medical terminology and use this terminology to accurately identify and describe body planes, anatomical directions, and the structures and functions of all major body systems.
Identify and describe basic concepts related to examination procedures and positions, laboratory tests, radiography techniques, and pharmacology.
Identify common problems and errors that occur during dictation or dictation conversion and explain when the transcriptionist should consult the Physicians’ Desk Reference (PDR), the dictionary, style guides, or other reference materials.
Explain why medical records are confidential and describe how transcriptionists participate in the maintenance of patient confidentiality.
Transcribe various types of reports accurately from a variety of medical specialties and proofread this work both for accuracy and compliance with standard rules of grammar and style.
About the Certification
This course will prepare you to take the Registered Healthcare Documentation Specialist (RHDS) Exam administered by the Association for Healthcare Documentation Integrity (AHDI).
Why did we choose AHDI as our certification partner?
The Registered Healthcare Documentation Specialist certification is nationally recognized and will demonstrate to employers your expertise in transcribing, proofreading, and editing medical dictation.
AHDI champions excellence in healthcare documentation and advocates for standards in education and practice to ensure the highest level of accuracy, privacy, and security to protect public health, increase patient safety, and improve quality of care for healthcare consumers.
AHDI unites healthcare documentation professionals and industry partners as members of a collaborative professional community to achieve its mission to protect patient's health information through continuous workforce development and the support of practitioners and industry partners.
How It Works
Students can enroll and get started anytime. Here is how your online Medical Transcription Course will work:
Sign up and gain immediate access to your first set of online course materials
Including ebooks, lesson texts, and hours of HD video training featuring experts in the field, explaining the most important concepts in detail.
You will have access to our team of mentors to help guide you through the course
Here to answer any questions that you might have along the way, you’ll have the full support of our faculty as you train for a new career.
Proceed at your own pace with convenient access to your online course, anytime, anywhere
There are no due dates or deadlines to worry about. You have up to two years to complete your course at no additional charge.
Students will be given specialty career support at the end of your course
This includes assistance with interview preparation, resume writing, and job searches, everything you need to know to start your new career in this field.
After completing the course curriculum, you will prepare you to take the Registered Healthcare Documentation Specialist (RHDS) exam administered by the Association for Healthcare Documentation Integrity.
The cost of the study materials, practice tests, and the exam itself are all covered by the school (a $180 value, yours free with enrollment).