Learn how to chart physician-patient encounters during medical examinations or procedures and assist physicians and patients by locating needed information or completing forms.
The course covers the basic understanding, primary responsibilities, concepts and techniques necessary to be an effective and efficient medical scribe. The course covers the scope of practice, HIPAA, medical terminology, the medical progress note, documentation requirements, chronic diseases, common medications, common labs, common testing, medical billing and coding and legality as it relates to the medical scribe profession.
The course is online, so all hours will be completed via Moodle, where assignments and learning materials will be available for students to complete from their computers at their own pace. There are no scheduled meeting times for classes.
Industry-recognized credential: American Healthcare Documentation Professionals Group - Medical Scribe Certification Exam (MSCE) or Apprentice Medical Scribe (AMSP)
Complete course in: Three months or less