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    Center for Health Professionals

    Medical Scribe (Online)


    Information Session: Thursday, May 24, 2018 at 6 p.m. in the H building

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    HMS E58 – Medical Scribe
    Medical scribes are the newest addition to the medical team. They are trained medical information managers, specializing in charting physician-patient encounters during medical examinations. Medical scribes work directly with the provider or remotely. They enter patient information into an electronic health record in real time under the direction of a physician or independent practitioner. This 60 hour course will prepare students to document medical provider dictation and activities.

     Career Outlook:



    According to salary.com the median annual salary for a Medical Scribe is $32,504, as of Jan. 30, 2018.


    A high school or GED education and one year experience in a health profession.
    * Students must have/had completed AHL 120 (Medical Terminology) in order to receive certificate of completion. AHL 120 can be completed (online or at main campus).

    Key areas and topics include:
       • Office Procedures
       • Client Relations
       • Medical Terminology
       • Physician Exam
       • Family Medicine
       • Chronic Disease
       • Acute Medical Care
       • Inpatient Medical Care
       • Outpatient Billing and Coding
       • Inpatient Billing and Coding
       • Medications
       • Laboratory Results

    Summer 2018
    HMS E58
    June 11 to Aug. 17, 2018
    60 hours, student must complete online modules

    Tuition: $452* (Textbooks not included)
    * = Additional college registration and technology fees may apply
    and can be purchased through the Triton College Bookstore.

    For more information, please call (708) 456-0300, Ext. 3709, or email us.

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