This twelve month intensive program in Secretarial & Medical Transcription leads to an Attestation of Collegial Studies (ACS). The program includes a three-week internship in a hospital centre.
This program is geared towards providing the knowledge required by medical transcriptionists and medical secretaries. Candidates will develop the skills required to transcribe medical documents of all types using medical terminology in anatomy, pathology, interventions and pharmacology. They will also gain knowledge in administrative procedures as well as the latest business software.
The program aims at providing skills in data processing, medical administration, data and knowledge of the medical file.
The program will also introduce students to the legal aspects of health information and confidentiality; a specialized course in medical terminology in second language completes the program.
Graduates of the Medical Transcription program can work in hospital centres, clinics, private offices, CLSCs, insurance companies and research institutes. Presently, there is a shortage of qualified medical transcriptionists in Quebec.
O’Sullivan graduates have the necessary skills to work in companies such as: