2021-2022 Catalog and Student Handbook 
    Oct 17, 2021  
2021-2022 Catalog and Student Handbook

Healthcare Documentation Specialist, CA [HDS-CT, 30 Total Credits]

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This is a limited-entry program.  Some of these courses are program prerequisites and MUST be completed before a student is considered eligible for entry into the Program.  Students MUST attend a Health Programs orientation and meet with a Health Programs advisor for additional advisement.  For more information please visit www.csn.edu/limited-entry-admission.


Important information about the educational debt, earnings, and completion rates of students who attended this program are located at www.csn.edu/gainful-employment.


The Healthcare Documentation Specialist Program prepares students to become a healthcare documentation specialist.  The program provides the basic knowledge, skills and understanding to transcribe clinical dictation and prepare patient documents with accuracy, clarity, consistency and timeliness while applying the professional and ethical conduct practices.  


Academic Map: Certificate of Achievement - Healthcare Documentation Specialist 21-22    


Student Learning Outcomes

  1. Demonstrate entry level competencies in medical transcription as published by American Association for Medical Transcription.
  2. Demonstrate skills and abilities necessary to find employment in the field.
  3. Demonstrate knowledge, skills, and entry level competencies needed to gain employment as a medical transcriptionist.

General Education Requirements (3 Credits)

Computation and Human Relation Components

Computation included in HIT 119B.

Human Relations included in HIT 122B.

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