Medical Transcription Fundamentals

Already working in the medical field and being asked to take on the Medical Transcription for the office? Tell your employer about this Medical Transcription Fundamentals course from our online career school which will teach you the basics of performing medical transcription and give you practical transcription experience. You will become more confident in your keyboarding skills by building your typing speed and accuracy. The e-textbook accompanying this course covers all of the body systems, as well as common diseases and procedures. You will also learn the anatomy and medical vocabulary you need to accurately transcribe healthcare records.  Blackstone’s Medical Transcription certificate course is designed specifically for the adult learner who is either working in, or interested in working in, the healthcare field. This course is ideal if you need refresher training while on the job or want to take on more responsibilities in a medical office or healthcare environment.

  • Prerequisite: High School or General Equivalency Diploma
  • Study Method: Online study guides and exams
  • Program Length: Completion time ranges from 4-12 months. Students must satisfy all academic and financial obligations to graduate from their program.
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Program Details


Medical Transcription Fundamentals Curriculum

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Unit 1: Blackstone's Skills for Success

  • Discover How You Learn
  • Find a Place to Study
  • Learn How to Study

Unit 2: Introduction to Computers, Keyboarding, and Office Technology

  • Introduction to Computers
  • Keyboarding
  • The Internet
  • Other Types of Office Technology

Unit 3: Fundamentals of Medical Transcription

  • Healthcare Documentation Profession
  • The Healthcare Record
  • Healthcare Documentation Technology
  • Medical Transcription Practices
  • Perspectives on Style

Unit 4: Disease Processes and Transcription Practice 1

  • Psychiatry
  • Dermatology
  • Family Medicine
  • Internal Medicine

Unit 5: Disease Processes and Transcription Practice 2

  • Pulmonary Medicine
  • Opthalmology
  • Cardiology

Unit 6: Disease Processes and Transcription Practice 3

  • Urology and Nephrology
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Gastroenterology
  • Orthopedics

Unit 7: Disease Processes and Transcription Practice 4

  • Neurology
  • Diagnostic Imaging
  • Pathology
  • Professional Issues

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Medical Transcription Fundamentals Course Materials

Blackstone makes it easy for you to complete the Medical Transcription Fundamentals course by providing all of the materials needed. See further details below:

Medical Transcription Fundamentals

  • Blackstone's Skills for Success  - Study Unit
  • Introduction to Computers, Keyboarding and Office Technology-  Study Unit
  • Fundamentals of Medical Transcription- Study Unit
  • Disease Processes and Transcription Practice 1-4 - Study Units
  • Healthcare Documentation: Fundamentals and Practice - E-textbook
  • Blackstone's Typing Tutor
  • Foot Pedal


Access to Blackstone’s Online Student Center

You will gain unlimited access to Blackstone's Online Student Center, where you can download your Study Guides, take exams and receive instantaneous Grade Reports, chat real-time with other students, participate in online discussions, and receive news about Blackstone.

In addition, Blackstone will also provide you with:

Financial Assistance

Blackstone’s financial assistance programs include sponsorship, interest-free financing with low monthly payments.

Choose affordable education on your terms. Speak with an Admissions Advisor at 1-800-826-9228 or enroll online now.

Medical Transcription Fundamentals Tuition

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Available Payment Plans

1. You can choose to pay the $649.00 tuition in full or;

2. We offer a payment plan with a 100% approval rate for our courses—you will pay a $59.00 down payment & 10 monthly payments of $59.00.

Refund Policy

At Blackstone, our student service team focuses on student satisfaction. However, if you choose not to continue your studies we offer a refund policy. Cancellations within the first 5 days of enrollment receive a full refund. After the first 5 days your refund amount is based on tuition collected, lessons completed and enrollment date. Learn more about our refund policy.

Choose affordable education on your terms. Speak with an Admissions Advisor at 1-800-826-9228 or enroll online now.

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