Oct 16, 2021  
College Catalog & Student Handbook 2020-2021 
    
College Catalog & Student Handbook 2020-2021 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Medical Scribe, Diploma


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Offered Online

The Medical Scribe program is a six-month (two-term) program that begins in the Fall and Spring terms each year. The program is offered in an online format.

A Medical Scribe requires knowledge of medical terminology, healthcare standards, documentation requirements, and organization of health records.  The Medical Scribe translates from oral to written form information about patients dictated by health professionals. This includes editing of provider documentation via speech recognition technology and the use of electronic health records. Medical Scribes should possess specific competencies that include: correct utilization of medical terminology, accuracy, keyboarding speed, correct grammar and spelling, auditory discrimination, ear and hand coordination, proofreading and editing skills along with high level computer and word processing equipment expertise.

Upon successful completion of the  program, students are awarded a diploma.

To apply, students must complete an IHCC application and submit high school transcripts or High School Equivalency Diploma scores and take one of the following:  ACT, SAT or ACCUPLACER test. Testing may be scheduled by calling the IHCC Testing Center at (641) 683-5142 or (800) 726-2585, ext. 5142.

Program Total: 24 Credits

Total: 12 Credits


Term II


Total: 12 Credits


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