This program prepares students to assist licensed medical professionals with administrative duties especially related to documentation in the electronic medical record, customer service and increasing efficiency in patient care delivery. This program is designed to build upon knowledge of biological sciences, basic knowledge of common diseases, routine clinical patient care and workflow in healthcare settings. The medical scribe enables real-time clinical documentation and data input from information gathered at point of care under the direction of a licensed health care provider and maintains accurate electronic health records for the benefit of clinicians, healthcare staff and patients.
· Medical Scribes will work as a part of the healthcare team to facilitate documentation in the Electronic Health Record (EHR) and to streamline patient flow and throughput.
· Medical scribes will enable real-time clinical documentation and data input from information gathered at point of care under the direction of a licensed health care provider and maintain accurate electronic health records for the benefit of clinicians, healthcare staff and patients in various healthcare settings.
· Medical scribes will work to support the healthcare providers with accurate and timely documentation to improve patient care, reimbursement, and reporting requirements.
(Y1 or S1)
|HSC106||Legal and Ethical Aspects of Health Information||Y1|
|HSC107||Human Body Fundamentals||Y1|
|HSC108||Disease Processes for the Health Sciencses||Y1|
|MA280||Healthcare Organization Practice||Y1|
Completion of listed requirements and electives required to complete program.