The online Healthcare Documentation Specialist Certificate program teaches students to assist physicians with patient care documentation by transcribing physician dictation and/or editing medical records generated by speech recognition software. Students must be able to handle highly confidential documents with the utmost discretion, integrity, and care and perform work that requires speed and accuracy. Courses also cover knowledge of medical terminology and anatomy and physiology, as well as knowledge of pharmaceuticals and drug terminology.
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School Accreditation & Licensing
Roane State Community College is accredited by:
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationHigh School or Equivalent
Official High School Transcript/GED Score