Healthcare Documentation Specialist - Office Technology Certificate (Career)
APPLICATION CODE 319
For curriculum information, contact the Business and Computer Systems Division - Room DH-239 - 443-518-1520.
The Healthcare Documentation Specialist certificate prepares individuals to perform entry-level administrative and computer support activities within the healthcare environment. Students will develop skills in healthcare administration, including gaining the knowledge, understanding, and abilities required to transcribe clinical dictation and prepare patient care documents with accuracy, clarity, consistency, and timeliness, all while applying the principles of professional and ethical conduct.
Suggested Semester 1
Suggested Semester 2
Suggested Semester 3
|OFFI 293||Beginning Medical Transcription||
Suggested Semester 4
Total Credit Hours: 18
A graduate should be able to
- Prepare healthcare documentation to meet medical industry standards.
- Demonstrate an understanding of when to use medical and pharmacological terminology including knowledge of the differences between the two.
- Demonstrate proficiency in English language usage including proofreading, editing, and research skills.
- Demonstrate proficiency with current productivity applications.