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Medical Scribe

Medical Scribe
Instructor: I. Earl
Prerequisite: Age 18 and GED or high school diploma.
Looking for an exciting new health career in a growing field? The role of Medical Scribe could be your new career in eight weeks. The primary function of a scribe is the creation and maintenance of the patient’s medical record which is created under the supervision of the attending physician. The scribe documents the patient’s history through direct observation of the physician’s interaction with the patient as well as the procedures performed, the results of laboratory studies and other information gathered.

Learn fundamentals of the career, including medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, Privacy and Ethics-HIPPA, Medical symbols and abbreviations, EHR/EMR (Introduction to Electronic Health Record/Electronic Medical Record), common diagnostic testing, basic pharmacology, insurance-coding, and resume creation. After successful completion of the program you will receive a professional certificate of completion.

Employment possibilities after course completion:
• Local Hospitals
• Physician offices
• Clinics
• Outpatient Care Centers
• Surgical Care Centers

Required textbook must be purchased at the Hawk’s Hub (the college bookstore) prior to first class.

8 Saturdays​      Mar. 21-May 9​       Noon-2 p.m.​
CRN 11555​        Bldg. 1-Rm. 301​    Tuition Fee $225

BHC Hawk’s Hub (bookstore) information
For a list of PaCE books, visit Quad-Cities Campus Hawk’s Hub.  Select the current term.  Select “Adult Ed” for the department and then select your course.  Click “Add Course” and then “Get Course Materials” to see the book(s) for your course.  Books may be purchased online or at the bookstore.