Dakota County Technical College

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Medical Transcriptionist

Dakota County Technical College

Program Details

  • Award: Diploma
  • Credits: 39
  • Delivery: Land/Campus
  • WIA certified: YES
  • Emphases: N/A

About this Program

A Medical Transcriptionist is a medical language specialist who interprets and transcribes dictation by physicians and other healthcare professionals about patient assessment, workup, therapeutic procedures, clinical course and other medical processes. Their work documents patient care and facilitates delivery of healthcare services. This type of work requires excellent grammar and punctuation ability in order to edit dictated material for grammar and clarity. Specialized medical courses include medical office procedures, medical terminology, anatomy and physiology and medical transcription.

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