Medical Scribe (Transcription)

This course is designed to teach students to accurately and efficiently transcribe medical terms and physician dictation. The course consists of simulation of actual transcription using physician tapes. Course topics include understanding report formats for chart notes, history and physicals, letters, discharge summaries, efficiently transcribing reports for emergency, pharmacology, dermatology, orthopedics, cardiology, pulmonary, OB & GYN, neurology and other medical areas, understanding how to operate various transcription machines, learning speed with accuracy and other related topics.

Important Information Regarding Certification
Individuals who take and pass the (MSCE) who have less than 200 hours of direct medical scribe experience can earn the credential Apprentice Medical Scribe ((AMSP).  Individuals who take and pass the MSCE who have 200 hours of direct medical scribe experience earn the Certified Medical Scribe Professional (CMSP) credential.  An AMSP candidate who eventually acquires 200 hours of direct medical scribe experience and request an update to the Certified Medical Scribe Professional (CMSP) credential via our website, upon verification by their supervisor.

Estimated Program Cost

Tuition: $180
Book fees: Cost TBA - The Complete Medical Scribe A Guide to Accurate Documentation Kim D. Kwiatek, Katerina M. Flamm Edition 3 ISBN: 9780323812528 Copyright: 2023
*All prices subject to change

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Two matching government ID Cards (Photo driver's license/social security card)

Upcoming Courses

NUR-3236-01P Online, January 9 - April 10, 2023

Admission Process

To register, bring copies of the following to the Registration/Orientation:

  • Your completed Registration Form (PDF)
  • A copy of your High School diploma or equivalent*
  • Valid Driver's License
  • Social Security Card

For more information:

First contact:

Lori Collier
Administrative Assistant to Nurse Aide Programs

If no reply within 24 hours, please contact Connie Grady.

Connie H. Grady
Department Chair of Health Education and Nurse Aide Programs
Office: Public Safety Services J1130
Phone: (919) 464-2355