University Connected Learning
This online, self-paced certificate program is perfect for professionals that would like to work from home! The clinical documentation industry includes medical transcriptionists and medical transcription editors. This program can prepare you for both of these career paths. Medical transcriptionists type up written reports of the audio files doctors record after they interact with patients. These written reports are then included in the patient's medical record. Medical transcription editors have received specialized transcriptionist training to correct and edit written reports created by speech recognition software, which automatically translates the doctor's dictation into text. The comprehensive program design includes the following: Typing skills; Medical terminology; Grammar and punctuation; Anatomy and pharmacology; Medical record types and formats; Productivity tips. Those who complete the program will receive a University of Utah Medical Transcription Editing Certificate and will be prepared to pursue healthcare documentation credentialing through the Association for Healthcare Documentation Integrity (AHDI).