Medical Transcriptionist
Admission and Administration Requirements

Academic Admission Requirements:

  • High school diploma or high school equivalency (Transcript and/or diploma to be forwarded to the College); or
  • Mature students who do not meet the education prerequisites may be considered for admission on an individual basis provided the following conditions are met:
    • Applicants are at least 19 years of age at the time of application;
    • Applicants have been out of school for at least one year;
    • Applicants complete the standardized assessment instrument and obtain the result of high school equivalence on all subtests;
    • Applicants present a certified copy of grades for the highest educational level attained.
Administration Requirements:
  • Completion of Keyin College’s official application form;
  • Application fee of $50 (non-refundable).  It must be noted that this is an additional cost for the processing of your application.
  • International applications are subject to a $250 application processing fee (non-refundable)
Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Certificate of Conduct
  • Applicants must be bondable
  • Applicants must provide a certificate signed by a qualified medical doctor indicating that they have met immunization requirements for the industry.  These will include TB screening along with others required by the Department of Health and Community Services to work in the field.  Please contact your Career Counselor for the most up-to-date list from the Department
  • CPR and First Aid are co-requisites of the program and must be obtained prior to the first day of fieldwork
  • All forms and documents listed must be received by the college prior to the first day of classes.  If not received, students will not be able to attend classes/start program.

Are you organized, meticulous and enjoy working at a computer? If so, you may be suited for a career in medical transcription. You can prepare for this career with Keyin’s Medical Transcriptionist program. You will get to put theory into practice, which can prepare you for entry-level positions in medical offices, hospitals, long-term care facilities, and much more.

Our program includes focused training in three basic skill requirements – keyboarding, grammar and punctuation, and medical terminology. Most importantly, our course will provide the student with extensive “hands-on” practice to give them the experience they need to help them get hired.

Medical Transcriptionist Courses View
  • Pharmacology
  • Technology & The Medical Profession
  • Keyboard Kinetics
  • Medical Word Building
  • Grammar & Style Essentials
  • Using Resources
  • Human Anatomy & Disease Processes
  • Medical Plurals
  • Slang/Jargon
  • Foreign Terms
  • How to Look Up Words
  • Word Differentiation
  • Formatting
  • FOMS Introduction
  • Physical Examination
  • Laboratory Data
  • Cardiology
  • Dental
  • Emergency Room
  • Gastroenterology
  • Neurology
  • OB/GYN
  • Ophthalmology
  • Surgery
  • Urology
  • Abbreviations
  • Editing & Proofreading
  • Transcription Tips
  • Clinic Notes Transcription
  • Intermediate Transcription
  • Orthopedics
  • Pathology
  • Pediatrics
  • Physical Medicine
  • Radiation Therapy
  • Radiology
  • Advanced Transcription
  • Technology & Employment
  • Ears, Nose, Throat (ENT)
  • Program Orientation

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