PCC Medical Online

Piedmont Community College and Career Step

Learn Medical Transcription and Editing at Home!

Piedmont Community College (PCC) has partnered with Career Step to bring you the best Medical Transcription training available at an affordable price. For the total cost of $350, you can begin a new career.

You must be a resident of North Carolina to qualify for the above pricing.

Train for Multiple Career Paths

Career Step's premier medical transcription education program, Medical Transcription Editor, is designed to help you gain the knowledge and skills of both a medical transcriptionist and a medical transcription editor, making you more flexible and marketable after graduation.

Medical Transcription focus:

-Transcribing real-life doctor dictations
-Formatting reports for the final medical record
-Improving typing speed and accuracy to increase production

Medical Transcription Editor focus:

-Editing and formatting physician-dictated medical records
-Fixing grammatical errors
-Improving content in an efficient and accurate manner

Working From Home

Medical transcription has long been one of the fastest growing work-at-home careers, and medical transcriptionists and editors enjoy advantages such as:

Flexibility to choose their schedules according to their unique needs
Portability of a career that moves with them
Opportunities to earn great income on a production basis

The U. S. Department of Labor reports that the middle 50% of professionals in the field earn between $27,090 and $38,590 annually.

Prepare for the Future

The dynamic medical transcription industry is evolving. Speech recognition technology is becoming more common, and while the majority of work is still done by traditional medical transcriptionist, growing number of employers are hiring those with specialized medical transcription editior skills required to work with speech recognition technology.

The U.S. Department of Labor's 2010-2011 report (encompassing both medical transcription and medical transcription editing) estimates:

*A healthy job market as industry employment is projected to grow by 11% by 2018. Many current medical transcription jobs may also transition to editor roles.

*A high demand for transcription services, sustained by the continued need for easily shared electronic documentation

Want to Learn More?

To learn more about this exciting program, please call us at (336) 599-0032 and ask for Kathleen or e-mail kathleen@pccmed.com.

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