Medical Transcription Training at Davenport University

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Medical Transcription Training

The medical transcription program at Davenport University 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 Michigan colleges that offer medical transcription training.

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Career Options for Graduates

Upon completion of the Medical Transcription program at Davenport University, most students have pursued careers in the following fields:

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

  • Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI
    • Total Employment: 180
    • Average Hourly Rate: $15.63
    • Average Annual Salary: $32,510

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 Michigan

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,...)

Muskegon Community College

Muskegon, MI
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 7 students completed this program

Programs

  • Medical Office Administration (C)
  • Medical Transcription (C)
  • Medical Office Assistant (C)
  • Medical Reception (C)

Kalamazoo Valley Community College

Kalamazoo, MI
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School Details

  • Type: Community College

Programs

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

Lansing Community College

Lansing, MI
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School Details

  • Type: Community College

Programs

  • Health Unit Coordinator (C)
  • Medical Transcription (C)
  • Medical Insurance Specialist (C)
  • Medical Administration (C)

Southwestern Michigan College

Dowagiac, MI
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School Details

  • Type: Community College

Programs

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

Baker College of Owosso

Owosso, MI
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs

  • Healthcare Administration (C)
  • Health Unit Coordinator (C)
  • Medical Transcription (C)
  • Medical Reception (C)

West Shore Community College

Scottville, MI
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School Details

  • Type: Community College

Programs

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

Mid Michigan Community College

Harrison, MI
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School Details

  • Type: Community College

Programs

  • Healthcare Administration (A)
  • Medical Records Technician (A)
  • Medical Transcription (A)
  • Medical Administration (A)

Baker College of Flint

Flint, MI
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 8 students completed this program

Programs

  • Healthcare Administration (C)
  • Medical Records Technician (C)
  • Medical Transcription (C)
  • Medical Reception (C)

Mott Community College

Flint, MI
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 13 students completed this program

Programs

  • Medical Records Technician (C)
  • Medical Transcription (C)
  • Health Management and Clinical Assistant (C)
  • Medical Administration (C)

Schoolcraft College

Livonia, MI
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 11 students completed this program

Programs

  • Medical Records Technician (C)
  • Medical Transcription (C)
  • Medical Office Assistant (C)
  • Medical Insurance Specialist (C)

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