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What are some online transcription schools?

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Some schools that offer online transcription courses include Everett Community College and United States Career Institute. The schools have degree and certificate programs in medical transcription that train students on how to prepare and transcribe physician's notes. The courses are accessible to anyone with an Internet connection.

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Other schools that have online transcription courses include Baker College Online, Penn Foster Career School and St. Joseph's University. For those who are interested in classroom-based learning, options include University of Cincinnati, Winegrass Georgia Technical College and Yakima Valley University College.

Everett Community College offers an online certificate program in medical transcription and medical editing that requires 43 credits of coursework. The school has several different tracks that allows students to obtain the certificate at their own pace. The cost of the program includes all online contents and a computer foot pedal. Everett Community College is accredited by the Northwest Association of Schools and Colleges.

The U.S. Career Institute's medical transcription certificate program is self-paced. Students working through the course full-time can complete it in four months. The certificate includes coursework in areas, such as anatomy and physiology, medical terminology and pronunciation, speech recognition technology, electronic health records and the impact of transcription on health care.

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