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Medical Transcriptionist Training

Medical Transcription Course Otline

Your medical transcription and editing training will include medical terminology, human anatomy, HIPAA guidelines, grammar, medical record formatting and information about various medical procedures. You will practice transcribing actual doctors' dictation, and learn the ins and outs of running a medical transcription business from home.

Here's an overview of the custom learning materials and bonus items you'll receive in your course.

Course Outline

Unit 1


  1. The World of Healthcare
  2. Introduction to Medical Terminology
  3. Prefixes and Suffixes
  4. Dividing Medical Terms
  5. Combining Medical Terms
  6. Listening Skills
  7. Forming Plurals
  8. Medical Shorthand
  9. Acronyms, Eponyms and Brand Names
  10. Medical Capitalization and Punctuation
  11. Grammar Basics
  12. Opposites and Sound-Alikes
  13. Body Systems, Part 1
  14. Body Systems, Part 2

Unit 2


  1. Medical Records
  2. Electronic Records
  3. Introduction to Anatomy
  4. Anatomy: Landmarks and Divisions
  5. Cell and Tissue Anatomy
  6. Specialists
  7. Disease Processes
  8. The Pharmacy and Clinical Laboratory
  9. Ethics and Legal Issues
  10. Release of Information and Consent

Unit 3


  1. Internet Basics
  2. Medical Reports
  3. Speech Recognition Technology
  4. Transcribing Skills and Tools
  5. Integumentary System
  6. Neurological System
  7. Musculoskeletal System
  8. Cardiovascular System
  9. Immune and Respiratory Systems
  10. Gastrointestinal System

Unit 4


  1. Genitourinary System
  2. Reproductive System
  3. Endocrine System
  4. Operative Reports
  5. Pediatrics
  6. Neuropsychiatry
  7. Pathology and Radiology
  8. Medical Letters
  9. Test Your Knowledge

Additional Course Materials*

  • Anatomy and Physiology Textbook
  • Medical Dictation Audio
  • Alphabetized Flashterms List
  • Career Starter Guide
  • Professional Foot Pedal
  • Transcription Reference Guide
  • Medical Terminology Flashcards
  • Anatomy Flashcards
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*Additional course materials will be delivered to you throughout your program.