Medical Transcription - Certificate - Pioneer Pacific College
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Medical Transcription – Certificate

The Certificate in Medical Transcription program is designed to prepare the graduate for an entry-level position in a physician’s office or medical clinic. The program emphasizes the development of administrative skills to train students for a career transcribing and translating dictated reports into understandable form. Students learn not only in the classroom, but also simulate the skills needed using current technology and computer applications.

Upon completion of the Certificate of Medical Transcription at Pioneer Pacific College, the graduate will be expected to:

  • Transcribe medical reports recorded by physicians and other healthcare practitioners using various electronic devices.
  • Transcribe dictated reports and translate abbreviations into fully understandable form.
  • Edit as necessary and return reports in either printed or electronic form for review and signature, or correction.

Students may be required to pass criminal background checks, drug screens and certain vaccines in order to be employed in the healthcare industry. Individuals with criminal backgrounds may have difficulty securing employment in the field. Prior to enrolling in this program, students should research what future employers require in order to determine how this may affect their chances of becoming employed.

Curtis Cline“I like how small the classes were... I feel I got to be comfortable with my classmates and work on things together.“Curtis Cline, Medical Assisting w/ Limited X-ray Graduate

Program Details

How long will it take me to complete this program?

The program is designed to take 10 academic weeks to complete.

What are the chances of getting a job when I graduate?

The job placement rate for students who complete the program is % (New program, data is not available).
Methodology

Medical Transcription

Possible completion

  • 10 academic weeks

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Cost, Financing and Success for Medical Transcription – Certificate

Typical Jobs

This is a new program. Data is not available.

This program is not currently eligible for Title IV funding. Alternatively, Pioneer Pacific College provides a favorable institutional financing option. For additional information about PPC’s institutional financing, please contact our Financial Aid Department to learn more.

While this program is approved to be offered by the State of Oregon, Office of Degree Authorization, it is not accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS).

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