CURRICULAR GUIDE

Medical Transcriptionist
Certificate of Achievement

Curriculum Code: 0968  (Effective Fall 2001 - Summer 2006)
This certificate program includes key courses that will prepare a student for
employment as a medical transcriptionist.  The medical transcriptionist is a
multi-skilled professional and can choose from a variety of employment
opportunities including hospitals, clinics, insurance companies, managed care
organizations, medical transcription services, and home office settings.  All
course work may be applied toward the associate degree.
Students should see the "Course Descriptions" section of this catalog or the
Course Schedule for course prerequisite information.  Basic skills assessment and
advising information may be found on page 8 of this catalog.

Contact the Business Careers Department, Old Central Building, Room 210,
telephone number (517) 483-1522.

REQUIREMENTS                                                 TOTAL: 33 CREDITS
CODE        TITLE                                                 CREDIT HOURS
BIOL 145    Introductory Anat & Physiology                                   4
CABS 110    Microsoft Office                                                 3
CABS 113    Microsoft Word Office/Int Key                                    4
CISB 102    Internet Literacy                                                3
OADM 102    Editing Business Documents                                       2
OADM 197    Medical Vocabulary                                               3
OADM 198    Health Information Management                                    3
OADM 203    Professional Office Procedures                                   2
OADM 207    Medical Transcription                                            3
OADM 222    Advanced Medical Transcription                                   3
OADM 228    Financial Mgmt in Health Care                                    3

            MINIMUM TOTAL                                                   33

1.    It is recommended that students entering this curriculum have keyboarding
      and Windows experience.  This experience may come from life or work
      experience, CABS 100 seminars, CABS 101, CABS 104 or CABS 195.

Students should see course descriptions to find out when departments plan to
offer courses.  Students who for any reason are unable to follow the course
sequence suggested below (for example, those who are part-time, have transferred
in courses from another school, or have prerequisites to fulfill) should contact
an academic advisor or counselor for help with adjustments.
I                 II
CABS 113          BIOL 145
CISB 102          CABS 110
OADM 102          OADM 198
OADM 197          OADM 203
OADM 207          OADM 222
OADM 228