Certificate of
Medical
Transcription

Medical Transcription Course2018-09-23T11:22:06+00:00

Project Description

Medical Transcription Course

Begin your career as a Medical Transcriptionist. This course has been developed with involvement from industry. It provides you with the education and skills needed to become a medical transcriptionist. Study at home to work at home as an online medical transcriptionist with LearnMT’s Medical Transcription Course.

Medical transcription is mostly an online occupation giving you a real opportunity to work from the comfort of your own home. A Medical Transcriptionist types the dictated notes from a doctor into written text. This then forms part of the patient’s medical record. Most doctors are now outsourcing these services to professional typists, therefore, there has never been a better time to become a medical transcriptionist.

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Expert-Created Curriculum

LearnMT’s Medical Transcription Course includes both theory and real-world practical transcription training. The Medical Transcription Course is designed by the experts at TalentMed, and will best prepare you for a smooth and successful transition into the workforce as soon as you graduate.

  • Flexible online learning
  • Self-paced study
  • Expert created curriculum
  • Theory and practicum sections
  • Personal student support
  • Resources included
Course Curriculum
Course Introduction
Evolution of the medical record
Healthcare documentation and the law
Establishing your working environment
Maintain and enhance professional practice
Grammar, punctuation and style
Medical language
Body systems
Diagnostic specialities and reports
Pharmacology
Introduction to practical transcription
Introduction to speech recognition technology
Practical transcription training

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TalentHub

TalentHub is your virtual campus and interactive learning environment where you access all your course materials, resources and support services available. Through TalentHub you can also engage with your instructors, student support staff and most importantly, your fellow students.

  • My Wall – post messages, ‘like’ activities and view your news feed.
  • My Courses – 24 hour access to all of your course materials, including videos, tutorials and practical exercises.
  • My Inbox – your personal inbox to communicate with your instructors, support teams and friends.
  • My Achievements – receive badges, view your assessment results and track your progress.
  • My Friends – add friends and connect with classmates.

Social Learning

TalentHub provides you with a secure and interactive learning environment that allows you to access a wealth of learning resources. Log in anywhere and anytime to access your learning resources.

  • My Groups – create groups with other students, to share ideas and network with each other.
  • My Forums – network with your classmates via the student forum.
  • My Notifications – keep up-to-date with daily activity on TalentHub.
  • My Help – live chat with your instructors, student and technical support teams with any questions you have.
  • My Settings – update your profile or cover photo, change your preferences and reset your password.
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Flexible Tuition Options

LearnMT aims to providing you with high quality and affordable courses, therefore this course is designed to make you work-ready with everything you need to succeed, including:

  • Support from instructors and technical support team
  • 12 months access to expert-created course
  • 12 months access to TalentHub (your virtual campus)
  •  Access to hundreds of authentic transcription reports in 12+ medical specialities
  • 3-month free subscription to award-winning keyboard automation software

Discounted Rate

$2195upfront
  • Lowest overall tuition fee
  • Flexible online learning
  • Personal one-on-one support
  • Job placement assistance*

Payment Plan

$195sign-up fee
  • Direct debit of $240 monthly
  • Flexible online learning
  • Personal one-on-one support
  • Job placement assistance*

* Prices are displayed in AUD (inc. GST). In addition, job placement assistance is provided upon course graduation.

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Frequently Asked Questions

You can enrol in the medical transcription course online at anytime, 365 days a year. Alternatively, contact us via ask@learnmt.com. Once enrolled, you can access TalentHub (your virtual campus) immediately where you can view and also participate in student forums, publications and resources. In addition, your course login details will be issued within 1-2 business days.
The Medical Transcription Course is delivered online, therefore, you can progress through your studies at a time and also place that best suits you. The duration of the course is 12-months, however, it can be completed in as little as 4 months.
At LearnMT, we’re with you every step of the way with support resources that include:
  • Qualified instructors with decades of experience in the Healthcare industry. As such, these instructors have professional experience in both vocational education and healthcare documentation, therefore, making them uniquely qualified to answer questions about both the curriculum and the industry.
  • Student Support Advisers who provide valuable information and also assistance with any issues during your coursework. The course may be delivered online, however, you’re never in it alone!
  • Technical Support Advisers who are knowledgeable, experienced, and also available five days a week to help you work through any technical or computer issues encountered within the course.
  • Graduate Advisers who help you develop your career plans in an individual consultation and also assist you in your job search after you graduate. Our Graduate Advisers also offer training, tips, and personalised advice on your job hunt.
A Medical Transcriptionist plays an integral role in the Global Healthcare Documentation System. They are therefore primarily responsible for the conversion of a doctor’s dictation in to an electronic format that subsequently becomes part of the patient’s medical record. As our population expands and ages, the demand for medical transcription services also increases. The U.S. Department of Labour report estimates:
  • 11,700 new jobs before 2018 (in the U.S. alone)
  • 11% increase in employment within the medical transcription industry
  • Above average job opportunities as the demand for medical transcription services increases

Medical Transcription Salary (Australia)

Source: https://www.payscale.com/research/AU/Job=Medical_Transcriptionist/Hourly_Rate

If, for any reason, you withdraw from the medical transcription course within 14 days after submitting your enrolment order, your course tuition fees will be 100% refundable, however, this is less a $110.00 administrative fee.

Requests for refunds are to be submitted via email to support@learnmt.com, however, refunds will be reversed to the original payment method. In addition, refunds will be processed within 14 days of the request.

If for any reason, you withdraw after the initial 14-day cooling off period, the cost of the tuition fees and materials are non-refundable.

Course deferments are not allowed, however, course extensions can be requested if you require more time to complete your course. All students are eligible to purchase 12 months of extension time. All extensions are charged at $75 per month. Extension charges may be subject to change without any notice. Fees paid for course extensions are non-refundable in any circumstances.

Yes! LearnMT’s medical transcription course is fully compatible with Apple computers, therefore you may certainly use your Apple Computer!

While alternative medical transcription schools and colleges tend to use old technology that only works on Microsoft Windows using Internet Explorer, LearnMT’s course is fully compatible with Apple computers. For a full list of system requirements, please see below.

As the course is delivered online, all you need is a computer, an internet connection, and also a passion to learn about the medical transcription industry! However, for a full list of specifications, please see below:

Operating System

  • Microsoft Windows

  • MacOS

  • Chrome OS

Browser

  • Google Chrome (recommended)

  • Microsoft Edge

  • Firefox

  • Safari

  • Internet Explorer  9 or higher

Hardware

  • Speakers (Earphones/headphones recommended)

  • Active internet connection

Software

  • Adobe Flash Player (included in Google Chrome)

  • Windows Media Player (ver. 10 or higher) or Quicktime Player (ver. 7 or higher)

Most computers do come with these specifications. However, if you’re unsure about any of the requirements, please do not hesitate to contact us via ask@learnmt.com.


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