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Medical Transcription and Terminology Specialist (HF-MTT-02)

$3,995.00

Course Description

Medical Transcription is an “In Demand” profession. You can start an exciting new career with our Medical Transcription online training program. Our Medical Transcription course creates a simulation approach to medical transcription that will give you a working knowledge of the medical reports most commonly used in both inpatient and outpatient care settings. You will transcribe 100s of real medical reports. The course is organized by body systems and includes full color anatomy and physiology illustrations. We also provide you will the proper formatting, grammar, and style in accordance with AHDI. Transcription reports include: history and physical examinations; consults; operative, pathology, and radiology reports; SOAP notes; and death and discharge summaries. Your transcription materials and equipment are all included.
Quickly master the basics of medical terminology and begin speaking and writing terms almost immediately! This course omits time-consuming, nonessential information and helps you build a working medical vocabulary of the most frequently encountered suffixes, prefixes, and word roots.
Medical terms are introduced in the context of human anatomy and physiology to help you understand exactly what they mean, and case studies, vignettes, and activities demonstrate how medical terms are used in practice. With all this plus medical animations, word games, and flash cards on the companion website, you'll be amazed at how easily medical terminology becomes part of your vocabulary.
After completing this course, you should be able to:
• Identify and apply basic word structure
• Identify body systems, body cavities, and planes of the body
• Define common prefixes
• Identify diagnostic and procedural suffixes
• Comprehend medical specialists and case reports
• Type quickly and effectively
• Identify the core elements of medical transcription
• Identify the steps to transcribe medical reports
• Identify the steps to transcribe HPIP & SOAP Notes
• Comprehend the regulations included in HIPAA

Outline

Medical Terminology Module 1
Basic Word Structure
• Word Analysis
• Combining Forms
• Suffixes & Prefixes
• Pronunciation of Terms
• Exercises & Applications
Medical Terminology Module 2
Organization of the Body
• Body Systems
• Body Cavities
• Divisions of the Back
• Planes of the Body
• Pronunciation of Terms
• Exercises & Applications
Medical Terminology Module 3
Suffixes
• Introduction to Suffixes
• Suffixes and Terminology
• Diagnostic & Procedural Suffixes
• Pronunciation of Terms
• Exercises & Applications
Medical Terminology Module 4
Prefixes
• Combining Forms & Prefixes
• Prefixes and Terminology
• Define Common Prefixes
• Pronunciation of Terms
• Exercises & Applications
Medical Terminology Module 5
Medical Specialists & Case Reports
• Medical Specialists
• Combining Forms & Vocabulary
• Case Reports & Terminology
• Pronunciation of Terms
• Exercises & Applications
Medical Terminology Module 6
Body Systems – Part 1
• Cardiovascular System
• Digestive System
• Endocrine System
• Reproductive System
• Lymphatic System
Medical Terminology Module 7
Body Systems – Part 2
• Musculoskeletal System
• Nervous System
• Respiratory System
• Skin & Sense Organs
• Urinary System

Medical Transcription Module 1
Typing Practice & Improvement
• Pre-Test Your Typing Ability
• Finger Positioning Exercises
• Typing Practice Games
• Typing Progress Tracking
• Improve Your Typing Skills
• Increase Your Typing Speed
Medical Transcription Module 2
Medical Transcription: The Basics
• Transcribing Medical Reports
• Medical Transcriptionist Job Description
• Code of Ethics
• Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)
• Association for Healthcare documentation Integrity (AHDI)
• Understanding Medical Records
• History and Physical examination (H&P)
• Diagnostic Imaging or Radiology Report
• Operative Report (OP)
• Pathology Report (Path)
• Consultation Report (Consult)
• Discharge Summary
• Death Summary
• HPIP & SOAP Notes
• Autopsy Report
• Outpatient Reports
• Transcription Rules
• Capitalization, Numbers and Punctuation
• Metric Measurements
• Unusual Words & Vocabulary Tips
• Report Formatting Guidelines
Medical Transcription Module 3
Case Study Report Transcription – Part 1
• Case Study 1: Reproductive System
o Emergency Services Admission Report
o Diagnostic Imaging Report
o Operative Report
o Pathology Report
o Discharge Summary
• Case Study 2: Gastrointestinal System
o Emergency Services Admission Report
o Diagnostic Imaging CT Scan
o Operative Report
o Pathology Report
o Discharge Summary
• Case Study 3: Cardiopulmonary System
o History and Physical Examination
o Operative Report
o Diagnostic Imaging Reports
o Death Summary
• Case Study 4: Integumentary System
o History and Physical Examination
o Radiology Report
o Consultation
o Discharge Summary
• Case Study 5: Psychology / Neurology System
o History and Physical Examination
o Consultation
o Diagnostic Imaging Report
o Discharge Summary
Medical Transcription Module 4
Case Study Report Transcription – Part 2
• Case Study 6: Nervous System
o History and Physical Examination
o Radiology Reports
o Operative Report
o Pathology Report
o Discharge Summary
• Case Study 7: Orthopedics / Endocrine Systems
o History and Physical Examination
o Consultation
o Diagnostic Imaging Report
o Operative Report
o Discharge Summary
• Case Study 8: Vascular / Renal Systems
o History and Physical Examination
o Consultation
o Diagnostic Imaging Reports
o Operative Report
o Discharge Summary
• Case Study 9: Musculoskeletal System
o History and Physical Examination
o Diagnostic Imaging Reports
o Operative Report
o Pathology Report
o Discharge Summary
• Case Study 10: Respiratory System
o History and Physical Examination
o Operative Report
o Radiology Reports
o Consultation
o Discharge Summary
Medical Transcription Module 5
Outpatient Transcriptions Report Practice – Part 1
• Cardiology Consult
• Echocardiogram Consult
• Genitourinary Operative Procedure
• Orthopedics Operative Report
• Surgical Pathology Report
• Emergency Department Treatment Record
• Interventional Radiology Report
• Spine Clinic HPIP Note
• Radiology Report
• Vascular Surgery Clinic SOAP Note
• Orthopedics Surgical Procedure
• Plastic Surgery Operative Report
• Colonoscopy Procedure Note
Medical Transcription Module 6
Outpatient Transcriptions Report Practice – Part 2
• Internal Medicine Clinic HPIP Note
• Neurosurgery Operative Report
• Urology Operative Report
• Radiology Report
• Pediatric Neurology Clinic Note
• Obstetrics Operative Report
• Orthopedics Operative Report
• Vascular Surgery Clinic Note
• Pediatric Dental Operative Report
• Orthopedics Operative Report
• Orthopedics Consult
• Psychological / Intellectual Evaluation
• Correspondence and Cardiology Consult
Medical Transcription Module 7
Putting It All Together
• Proofreading Practice
• Proofreader’s Marks
• Challenging Medical Words, Phrases, & Prefixes
• Sample Patient History Form
• The Lund-Browder Chart
• Laboratory Test Information
• A Healthcare Controlled Vocabulary
• Common Dictation Errors
• The Joint Commission’s Official “Do Not Use List”
Medical Transcription Module 8
Medical Reports Transcription Practice
• Bone Marrow Transplant Clinic
• Orthopedic Clinic
• Colorectal Surgery consult
• Emergency Department Treatment Record
• Pediatrics Consultation
• Vascular Surgery Followup Note
• Internal Medicine Clinic Note
• Rehabilitation Consultation
• Hematology / Oncology Bone Marrow Transplant Note
• Clinic Outpatient Progress Note
Medical Transcription Module 9
Radiology Reports Transcription Practice
• CT Brain Scan
• Bilateral Low-Dose Mammograms
• Pain Management
• MRI, Left Knee
• Carotid Ultrasound
• Right Upper Quadrant Sonogram
• Acute Abdominal Series
• Ultrasound Guided Left Hip Aspiration
• Whole Body Bone Scan
• CT of Left Hip
Medical Transcription Module 10
Surgical Reports Transcription Practice
• Oromaxillofacial Surgery
• Orthopedic Surgery
• Genitourinary Surgery
• Plastic Surgery
• Obstetrics / Gynecology Surgery
• General Surgery
• Ophthalmologic Surgery
• Ear, Nose, and Throat Surgery
• Gastroenterology Surgical Procedure
• Vascular Surgery
• Nephrology Surgery

Duration

12 months

Hours

450

Audience

There are no specific prerequisites for this course. Students will need access to both a computer and the internet. Students should have basic keyboarding and computer skills, and be comfortable navigating the internet.

The intended audience for this program is individuals that are seeking to enhance their Medical Terminology skills and enter or enhance their skills in the Medical Transcription field.

Certification

Upon successful completion of our Medical Transcription course, students will be prepared for an entry-level position doing medical transcription and will be prepared to sit for the AHDI national certification exam to become a Registered Medical Transcriptionist (RMT).

Language

English

Instructor

This class supported by an Educational Mentor. Our educational mentors have worked or are working in the subject they mentor. Educational Mentors reviews student work, student progress, and interacts with students as needed. They respond to any questions or concerns you might have, as well as encouraging and motivating you to succeed.

Requirements

Internet Access
• Broadband or high-speed internet access is required. Broadband includes DSL, cable, and wireless connections.
• Dial-Up internet connections will result in a diminished online experience. Moodle pages may load slowly and viewing large audio and video files may not be possible.

Hardware
• Windows hardware configurations and processors are acceptable
• Mac computers MUST have Microsoft Window Operating Systems over Bootcamp (Bootcamp is a free download from Apple's website)
• 1 GB RAM minimum recommended
• Operating Systems
-Windows XP, Vista or 7 and Mac OS X 10 or higher with Windows
• Web Browsers
-Google Chrome is highly recommended
-Internet Explorer is not recommended as it may not display certain menus and links
• Cookies MUST be enabled
• Pop-ups MUST be allowed (Pop-up Blocker disabled)
• Kindle Reader App
• Adobe PDF Reader
• Media Plug-ins (These may be required depending on your course media.)
• Adobe Flash Player
• Adobe Acrobat Reader, Apple Quicktime, Windows Media Player, &/or Real Player
• PowerPoint Viewer

The following textbooks will be provided to each student upon registration:

• Medical Terminology: A Short Course by Davi-Ellen Chabner
• Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing 18 Software
• Hillcrest Medical Center Beginning Medical Transcription (with Student Transcription CD-ROM) by Patricia A. Ireland & Carolyn K. Stein
• The Dictated Word by Patricia A. Ireland & Carolyn K. Stein
• Digital Transcription Equipment: Headset, Foot Pedal and Software
• Dorland’s Pocket Medical Dictionary with CD-ROM

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