Medical Transcription Essentials - Level 2

Certificate of Achievement | Code: 1417

About the program

This program is the second part of a two-part certificate series designed to provide administrative professionals in health care settings with the basic skills required to accurately transcribe common medical records and reports at an introductory level. The Level Two certificate focuses on the accurate transcription of a variety of reports across various medical specialties. In addition, students will be introduced to voice recognition and transcription proofing and editing techniques.

If administrative professionals are interested in completing this certificate, but are not currently working in a medical office environment and do not have any medical background, it is strongly recommended that they complete the Medical Terminology Essentials and the Medical Transcription Essentials Level 1 Certificates of Achievement prior to enrolling in this program.

Program information

All courses must be completed within 3 years of acceptance into the program.

Admission requirements

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) OR, 19 years of age or older.

Admission procedures

  • Submit a completed Conestoga College Program Application Form.
  • Attach proof of admission requirements.
  • Final selection is made following an assessment of the admission requirements.

Graduate opportunities

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Program outcomes

  • Transcribe a variety of medical documents from various medical specialties accurately using transcription software, voice recognition, proofing techniques and editing processes.

Program related resources

Note:

  • If administrative professionals are interested in completing this certificate, but are not currently working in a medical office environment and do not have any medical background, it is strongly recommended that they complete the Medical Terminology Essentials and the Medical Transcription Essentials Level 1 Certificates of Achievement prior to enrolling in this program.
  • Students who have completed Medical Transcription Essentials -Level 1 and 2 may wish to apply to the Medical Transcription Certificate and/or Medical Office Practices Ontario College Certificate Credit transfer may be granted.
  • For more information about transfer credit opportunities for this program, please e-mail onlinelearning@conestogac.on.ca.

Program contact

Continuing Education
Upcoming Registrations

Mark your calendars for our upcoming registration dates so you can plan your future.

Spring Registration: February 4, 2019
Fall Registration: July 8, 2019