Why choose University of South Alabama to prepare for your new career in medical records? These online programs have been developed by Career Step in collaboration with industry associations, employers, and experts to help you gain the knowledge and skills you need to excel in the workplace after graduation.
Freedom and flexibility in training – study at your pace on your schedule while strengthening the time management skills valued by employers with average course completion in 12 months or less
Expert-created, real-world curriculum – prepare for the national industry certification exams respected and often required by employers.
Personal, on-going support – access advisors and resources dedicated to helping you through the training process; you'll have help from enrollment through employment.Medical Billing and Coding:
A significant portion of the student’s time within the Inpatient and Outpatient Medical Coding and Billing program will be spent training on 3M encoding software, which is a coding standard within the industry. Experience with this software will smooth the transition to the inpatient coding industry and will help students cement their knowledge of inpatient codes and procedures.
This hands-on training with the 3M encoding software builds and refines the important skills that differentiate inpatient coders from outpatient coders and is a crucial part of the preparation for a career in inpatient coding.
The Medical Transcription career training program was developed in collaboration with industry associations, wmployers, and experts to help students gain the knowledge and skills they need to succeed in the workplace. The curriculum is approved by the Association for Healthcare Documentation Integrity (AHDI), an association within the medical transcription industry, and is offered entirely online. This online access provides students 24/7 access to program materials and the flexibility to study on their own schedules.Students focus their study on:
The Medical Transcription online training program consists of 21 modules, or course subjects, which prepare students to work as medical transcriptionists. Numerous exercises and skill assessments throughout each module ensure that students master each skill before moving on to the next concept, and knowledgeable student support specialists are available to help from program start to finish.
Train at home to work at home!
Advancements in internet and data transfer security have changed the medical transcription field to one that offers a number of at-home positions for well-trained professionals. The field was even recently named by CNN as one of the most credible at-home professions.
With University of South Alabama's Medical Transcription program you can train at home to work at home. The program is offered entirely online, which means you can study for your new career whenever it is convenient for you. The program is also self-paced, allowing you to move through the material at exactly the pace that's best for you, without waiting for assignments to be graded or classmates to catch up.
The Medical Transcription Editor course focuses on:Editing and formatting physician-dictated medical records
Work from home. Medical Transcription has long been one of the fastest growing work-at-home careers, and medical transcriptionists and editors enjoy advantages such as:Flexibility to choose their schedules according to their unique needs.
Prepare for the Future. The dynamic medical transcription industry is evolving. Speech recognition technology is becoming more common, and while the majority of work is still done by traditional medical transcriptionists, a growing number of employers are hiring those with specialized medical transcription editor skills required to work with speech recognition technology.Download Detailed Medical Transcription Editor Syllabus
The modules included in the Supplement course are:
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