Medical Transcription Training at Clover Park Technical College (CPTC)

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Medical Transcription Training

The medical transcription program at Clover Park Technical College prepares students for careers in hospitals, clinics, physicians' offices, nursing homes, public health agencies, and home health care agencies. The program focuses on executing verbatim medical conference minutes, medical reports, and medical orders. Program courses include: dictation and simultaneous reading, analysis of notes and visual evidence, medical terminology, data processing applications and skills, formal medical report and correspondence formats, professional standards, and applicable law and regulations. Get more details below including other Washington colleges that offer medical transcription training.

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Career Options for Graduates

Students who have completed the Medical Transcription program at Clover Park Technical College, have entered into some of these more popular career paths listed below:

Medical Transcriptionists

Description

Transcribe medical reports recorded by physicians and other healthcare practitioners using various electronic devices, covering office visits, emergency room visits, diagnostic imaging studies, operations, chart reviews, and final summaries. Transcribe dictated reports and translate abbreviations into fully understandable form. Edit as necessary and return reports in either printed or electronic form for review and signature, or correction.

Career Outlook & Projects ()

According to the BLS, medical transcriptionists employment is expected to grow at a rate of 5.9% from 2010 to 2020

Salary & Wages

  • Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division
    • Total Employment: 660
    • Average Hourly Rate: $17.87
    • Average Annual Salary: $37,170
  • Tacoma, WA Metropolitan Division
    • Total Employment: 350
    • Average Hourly Rate: $16.92
    • Average Annual Salary: $35,200

Source: Job descriptions, estimated salary and wages, and projected job growth are taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

Other schools offering Medical Transcription Programs in Washington

Medical Transcription programs are available at the colleges and universities listed below.

C = Certificate or Award | A = Associate Degree | B = Bachelor's Degree | M = Master's Degree | D = Doctorate Degree (PhD,MD,...)

Tacoma Community College

Tacoma, WA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College

Programs

  • Medical Records Technician (C)
  • Medical Transcription (C)
  • Medical Reception (C)
  • Medical Insurance Specialist (C)

Highline Community College

Des Moines, WA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College

Programs

  • Medical Transcription (C)
  • Medical Insurance Coding (C)
  • Medical Insurance Specialist (C)

Green River Community College

Auburn, WA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College

Programs

  • Medical Transcription (C)
  • Medical Insurance Coding (C)
  • Medical Administration (C)

Everett Community College

Everett, WA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 50 students completed this program

Programs

  • Medical Office Administration (C)
  • Medical Transcription (C)
  • Medical Reception (C)
  • Medical Insurance Coding (C)

Lower Columbia College

Longview, WA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College

Programs

  • Medical Transcription (C)
  • Medical Reception (C)
  • Medical Insurance Coding (C)
  • Medical Administration (C)

Peninsula College

Port Angeles, WA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 26 students completed this program

Programs

  • Medical Office Administration (C)
  • Medical Transcription (C)
  • Medical Insurance Coding (C)
  • Medical Administration (C)

Yakima Valley Community College

Yakima, WA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College

Programs

  • Medical Transcription (C)
  • Medical Insurance Coding (C)
  • Medical Administration (C)

Clark College

Vancouver, WA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College

Programs

  • Medical Records Technician (C)
  • Medical Transcription (C)
  • Medical Reception (C)
  • Medical Insurance Coding (C)

Spokane Community College

Spokane, WA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College

Programs

  • Health Unit Coordinator (C)
  • Medical Records Technician (C)
  • Medical Transcription (C)
  • Medical Office Assistant (C)

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