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Medical Transcription Training Program in Grand Prairie, TX



ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS: Medical Transcription Applicants must possess a high school diploma, G.E.D. equivalent, or be able to pass a Wonderlic Basic Skills Test (Admission Test) with a minimum score of 15, as well as be able to read and write English. The applicant must also be able to type 20 wpm and be able to read and write English. The applicant must schedule an interview with the admissions office and submit a completed enrollment form. Once the student has been accepted they will be subject to the school’s refund and cancellation policy. Class size is limited based upon space availability. Efforts are made to assign a class time that fits the prospective student’s schedule. The MT Training Center does not discriminate regarding race, creed, age, sex, or religion. Special needs students will be assessed on a case by case basis.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS: Medical Transcription Applicants must possess a high school diploma, G.E.D. equivalent, or be able to pass a Wonderlic Basic Skills Test (Admission Test) with a minimum score of 15, as well as be able to read and write English. The applicant must also be able to type 20 wpm and be able […]

Medical Transcription

Admission Requirements

Applicants must possess a high school diploma, G.E.D. equivalent, or be able to pass a Wonderlic Basic Skills Test (Admission Test) as well as be able to read and write English. The applicant must also be able to type 20 wpm and be able to read and write English. The applicant must schedule an interview with the admissions office and submit a completed enrollment form. Once the student has been accepted they will be subject to the school’s refund and cancellation policy. Class size is limited based upon space availability. Efforts are made to assign a class time that fits the prospective student’s schedule. The MT Training Center is open to all candidates without regard to race, color, nationality, national origin, religion, creed. age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or marital status. The admission standards are in complete compliance with the Texas Workforce Career School and Colleges Regulatory Board, the Texas Veterans Commission, and the U.S. Department of Education’s regulations.

Tuition and Fees

Registration: $100.00

Tuition: $7,375.00

Total Cost: $7,475.00

Class Schedule

Day and evening classes are scheduled Monday through Thursday, as indicated below. The Day Program consists of three terms of one hundred and fifty (150) hours each. The Evening Program consists of three terms have one hundred and twenty (120) hours each, and a fourth term of ninety- (90) hours. Upon completion of four hundred and fifty (450) total hours of instruction and successfully completing passing written and practical examinations, the student will be issued a CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION. Enrollment into the program begins every first and third Monday of every month.

Day Schedule Monday - Friday

Period 1 08:30 a.m. - 09:20 a.m. Break 9:20a.m.-09:30a.m. Period 2 09:30 a.m. - 10:20 a.m. Break 10:20 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Period 3 10:30 a.m. - 11:20 a.m. Lunch 11:20 a.m. - 11:50 a.m.

Period 4 11:50 a.m. - 12:40 p.m. Break 12:40 p.m. - 12:50 p.m.

Period 5 12:50 p.m. - 1:40 p.m.

Evening Schedule Monday - Thursday

Period 1 06:00 p.m. - 06:50 p.m. Break 06:50 p.m. - 07:00 p.m.

Period 2 07:00 p.m. - 07:50 p.m. Break 07:50 p.m. - 08:00 p.m.

Period 3 08:00 p.m. - 08:50 p.m. Break 08:50 p.m. - 09:00 p.m.

Period 4 09:00 p.m. - 09:50 p.m.

Program and Subject Descriptions

Total Clock Hours: 450

Length: 18.0 Weeks, 29.0 Weeks

Ratios: 20:1 (students / instructor)

*Ratios are for classroom and lab.

Graduation Requirements

The graduating student must posess a knowledge and understanding of human anatomy and medical terminology, word processing skills, AAMT Book of Style, as well as be familiar with the various types of dictation. Students must also possess knowledge of medical office settings and be able to type a minimum of 60 words per minute. Students must attend a minimum of 75% of total contact hours to graduate from the program.

Objective

The Medical Transcription program is designed to provide the student with those skills and competencies necessary to type the physician’s dictation pertaining to patient care and treatment. Through hands-on experience, the student will review and work with a variety of medical documents, procedures, and terms, as well as general vocabulary, basic grammar and editing techniques. The graduate will qualify for employment in medical offices, various hospital departments and health-care clinics, as well as the ability to run a home-based medical transcription business. Upon completion of the medical transcription program, a Certificate of Completion will be granted.

Subject Hours
Number Lectures Lab Credits
E-100 English 30 0 3.0
MO-100 Medical Office Procedures I 10 20 2.0
MO-200 Medical Office Procedures II 10 20 2.0
MT-100 Medical Terminology 30 0 3.0
MT-101 Anatomy & Physiology of Structural Systems 30 0 3.0
MT-201 Anatomy & Physiology of Organ Systems 30 0 3.0
O-300 Marketing/Ergonomics 20 10 2.5
O-400 Employment Preparation 20 10 2.5
TR-200 Word Processing I 10 20 2.0
TR-201 Medical Transcription I 10 20 2.0
TR-300 Word Processing II 10 20 2.0
TR-301 Medical Transcription II 10 20 2.0
TR-302 Word Processing IIII 10 20 2.0
TR-400 Medical Transcription III 10 20 2.0
TR-401 Medical Speed & Accuracy 0 30 1.5
Total Hours/Credits 240 210 42.5
Total Clock Hours: 450

Subject Description

E-100 English- The student will review basic grammar, sentence structure, punctuation and spelling designed to provide them with the comprehensive skills needed for effective Business English. Emphasis will be placed on correct usage in written communications.

Prerequisite: None

30/0/0 Clock Hours: 30 Quarter Credit Hours: 3.0

MO-100 Medical Office Procedures I - Introduces the student to the role and responsibilities of a Medical Transcriptionist. The student will build accuracy and speed in keyboarding skills.

Prerequisite: None

10/20/0 Clock Hours: 30 Quarter Credit Hours: 2.0

MO-200 Medical Office Procedures II-The student will work with office files, indexing and filing systems. They will review the use of fractions, percent’s, decimals and elementary accounting.

Prerequisite: None

10/20/0 Clock Hours: 30 Quarter Credit Hours: 2.0

MT-100 Medical Terminology- Upon completion of this course the student will know basic medical terminology. The student will be able to identify the combining forms, prefixes and suffixes of common medical terms, define and spell these terms as well as have knowledge of medical terminology pronunciation.

Prerequisite: None

30/0/0 Clock Hours: 30 Quarter Credit Hours: 3.0

MT-101 Anatomy & Physiology of Structural Systems -The student will learn the structures and functions of the human body. This includes the integumentary system, skeletal system, muscular system, respiratory system, cardiovascular system and the digestive system.

Prerequisite: None

30/0/0 Clock Hours: 30 Quarter Credit Hours: 3.0

MT-201 Anatomy & Physiology of Organ Systems - The student will study the reproductive system, urinary system, endocrine system, nervous system, and special senses of the human body.

Prerequisite: None

30/0/0 Clock Hours: 30 Quarter Credit Hours: 3.0

O-300 Marketing/Ergonomics -The student will learn how to run a home-based business and how to work efficiently from home. The student will attend a physician’s conference where each student will be given the opportunity to market his or her own business.

Prerequisite: None

20/10/0 Clock Hours: 30 Quarter Credit Hours: 2.5

O-400 Employment Preparation - The student will learn how apply for a job, complete job applications, write resumes, and interview successfully.

Prerequisite: None

20/10/0 Clock Hours: 30 Quarter Credit Hours: 2.5

TR-200 Word Processing I - The student will develop specialized skills in word-processing needed to complete doctor’s dictation and correction techniques. The student will learn the fundamentals of keyboarding, editing, storing, and retrieving text in Microsoft Word. Emphasis on producing properly formatted documents and letters.

Prerequisite: None

10/20/0 Clock Hours: 30 Quarter Credit Hours: 2.0

TR-201 Medical Transcription I - The student will become familiar with the transcription equipment, as well as the foot pedal. The student will be introduced to the different methods of transcription.

Prerequisite: None

10/20/0 Clock Hours: 30 Quarter Credit Hours: 2.0

TR-300 Word Processing II - The student will continue to developed skills learned in TR-200, as well as, work with advanced operations in macros and merges.

Prerequisite: TR-200

10/20/0 Clock Hours: 30 Quarter Credit Hours: 2.0

TR-301 Medical Transcription II - The student will work with a variety of medical documents, procedures and terms, as well as general vocabulary and basic grammar. Emphasis is placed on transcribing various types of medical reports from dictation.

Prerequisites: TR-201

10/20/0 Clock Hours: 30 Quarter Credit Hours: 2.0

TR-302 Word Processing III - The student will learn the fundamentals of keyboarding, editing,

storing, and retrieving text in Microsoft Word. Emphasis on producing properly formatted

documents and letters.

Prerequisite: None

10/20/0 Clock Hours: 30 Quarter Credit Hours: 2.0

TR-400 Medical Transcription III - The student will work with case studies of actual medical dictation and type with speed, accuracy, and an extensive medical vocabulary.

Prerequisite: TR-301

10/20/0 Clock Hours: 30 Quarter Credit Hours: 2.0

TR-401 Medical Speed & Accuracy - The student will develop speed and accuracy in dictated material through Cortez Peters progression.

Prerequisite: TR-201

0/30/0 Clock Hours: 30 Quarter Credit Hours: 1.5

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