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    Jan 24, 2022  
2018-2019 | Academic Catalog 
2018-2019 | Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Medical Scribe Short-Term Technical Certificate

The Medical Scribe Short-Term Technical Certificate is pending approval by the DOE.
The Medical Scribe Short-Term Technical Certificate prepares the student for employment in ambulatory healthcare settings, such as a physician's office, and various healthcare facilities where the student will aid the physician with medical documentation.  The student's primary goal is to increase the efficiency and productivity of the healthcare team.  Medical Scribes have become a vital part of the healthcare team with the implementation of Electronic Health Records (EHR).
NOTE  Federal Financial Aid is not available for Short-Term Technical Certificate programs, but scholarship assistance may be available.
NOTE  Students pursuing a Short-Term Technical Certificate may need to satisfy course prerequisites which may include placement testing.  

Program Outcomes ►
The student will
demonstrate professionalism in regards to ethical and responsible behavior;
demonstrate effective interpersonal skills with patients, physicians and co-workers;
demonstrate competent written and medical terminology skills;
utilize the basic concepts of medical billing and coding;
demonstrate skills in medical documentation; and
apply the skills, attitudes and disposition that reflect Edison State core values.


  ALH 101S Introduction to Health Care     1 C   ►Student must have successful background check to enter program.
►Student must meet health requirements.

  ALH 151S Health Care Medical Terminology   3 C  
  MED 120S Medical Assisting Clinical Procedures I   3 C  
  OHA 111S Document Processing I   3 C  
  OHA 233S Medical Insurance & Coding I   3 C  
  Credit Hours 13