Kaplan University - Medical Transcription Degrees Online

Kaplan University - Medical Transcription Degrees Online
As a medical transcriptionist, you'll be responsible for turning doctors' daily dictation tapes into clear, concise print and electronic documents. Such records are the main reference for health care decisions made by patients and their physicians. They must be produced in a timely, accurate, and confidential manner. Job opportunities for medical transcriptionists are expected to grow faster than the national average for all occupations through 2016, as health care and insurance providers transition to electronic documentation systems that allow more efficient access to patient records.* Now is the time to prepare for your future as a medical transcriptionist.

Program Highlights
The Associate of Applied Science in Medical Transcription is designed to help you achieve the specialized skills and knowledge you need to become a certified professional online. In addition to helping you develop self-discipline and ethical standards, the curriculum focuses on:

* Developing typing accuracy, speed and competency with the software applications most commonly used in medical transcription
* Strong communications skills, including writing, editing, proofreading, and preparing office correspondence
* Transcribing health care dictation for use in patient records and other documentation
* Understanding medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, and pharmacology

Gain Real-World Experience
This program is offered both online and at the Davenport, IA, campus. Prior to graduation, you will be required to complete an externship. During this experience you will demonstrate your competency as a medical transcriptionist by performing real medical transcription at a medical facility in your area.†

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Online Program Admissions:
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Email us: infoku@kaplan.edu

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Chicago, IL 60607
Tel: 312.777.6333
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