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    May 20, 2024  
2019-2020 | Academic Catalog 
2019-2020 | Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Medical Scribe Short-Term Technical Certificate

Career Outlook  

Transfer Agreements

The Medical Scribe Short-Term Technical Certificate prepares students for employment in ambulatory healthcare settings, such as a physician’s office and various healthcare facilities where they aid the physician with medical documentation. The primary goal of the Medical Scribe 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