Level Two: You Have Mid-Level Skills:
This level is for those with a medical terminology background or MTs who perhaps require additional job skills or specific work type training to add to what they may have received elsewhere. This level may also be utilized as a refresher for those reentering the field or for other medical personnel who are interested in moving into a career in Medical Transcription. Recommended training is in any or all modules as selected by the student.
You may also be at this level if you already have a medical background or have previously transcribed. Of Note: The MT Practice Transcription Fundamentals is our recommended text for each student as well as provides Productivity, Spellcheck and AutoCorrect instruction to enhance your module selections. All work type modules will include digital real-voice dictations and detailed transcription instructions and completed reports for each work type module selected.
Follow the link below to purchase the MTP Fundamentals, Medical Transcription Made Incredibly Easy textbook, and/or Productivity, Spellcheck and AutoCorrect. If you plan on purchasing multiple modules, you may save quite a bit by purchasing the entire set.
Seven work type modules are available:
- History and Physical Examination
- Operative Reports and Procedure Notes
- Discharge Summaries and Psychiatric Practice
- Tests, Biopsies, and Studies
- Basic Medical Records
- Independent Medical Exams and Workers’ Compensation Disability Reports including State and Federal Disability Reports.
Each work type module contains detailed instruction in that work type and the completed report(s) hard copy pages – combined total of pages provided below for each work type; as well as the work type template(s) required for that work type, and all of the practice digital dictations on USB flash. Standard dictation ratio is 1:3. Every one hour of dictation takes three hours to complete.
You will be instructed on proper formatting for each work type purchased and can then practice and refine your transcription skills using the clearly-spoken, realistic, interesting dictations provided. Following our instructions while using the appropriate template supplied (.dot file report outline which contains preset fields and headings), you will fill in each item dictated and learn proper report formatting while you are transcribing each report. Your completed documents may be printed for your comparison to the hard copies supplied or may be saved as .Doc or .Docx files which can be opened in any MSWord program.
History and Physical Examinations:
Total instruction pages 29; instructions and hard copy reports: 120+/- total pages combined. Two reusable Word document templates included in this module to create: History and Physical Exam.Doc and MTP Letter.Doc reports with instructions. There are 35 Practice dictation reports, totaling 89 transcribed pages. This module provides 3 hours of dictation equating to 9 hours of transcription practice.
H&P Module: $150.00
Total instruction pages 22; instructions and hard copy reports: 111+/- total pages combined. Two reusable Word document templates included in this module to create: Consultation Report.Doc and MTP Letter.Doc. There are 44 Practice dictation reports totaling 88 transcribed pages. This module provides 3 hours of dictation equating to 9 hours of transcription practice.
Consultations Module: $150.00
Operative Reports and Procedure Notes:
Total instruction pages: 31; instructions and hard copy reports: 176 +/- total pages combined. Three reusable Word document templates included in this module to create Operative Report.Doc, Procedure Note.Doc, and MTP Letter.Doc. There are 75 Practice dictation reports (40 Op Reports and 35 Procedure Note Reports) totaling 144 transcribed pages (86 Ops Pages and 58 Procedure Notes Pages). This module provides 5 hours of dictation (3 hours Ops and 2 hours Procedure Notes) equating to 15 hours of transcription practice (9 hours Ops and 6 hours Procedure Notes).
Operative Reports and Procedure Notes Module: $150.00
Discharge Summaries and Psychiatric Practice:
Total Instruction Pages: 25; instructions and hard copy reports: 114+/- total pages combined. Three reusable document templates included in this module to create: Discharge Summary.Doc, Psychiatric Report.Doc, and MTP Letter.Doc. There are 33 Practice dictation reports (19 DS, and 14 Psychiatric Reports) totaling 88 transcribed pages (39 DS, and 49 Psychiatric report pages). This module provides 5 hours of dictation (3 hours DS, 2 Hours Psychiatric) equating to 15 hours of transcription practice (9 hours DS, and 6 hours Psychiatric).
Discharge Summaries and Psychiatric Practice Module: $150.00
Tests, Biopsies, and Studies Module:
Total Instruction Pages: 25; instructions and hard copy reports: 150+/- pages combined. Two reusable document templates are included in this module to create: Multiple different TBS (Tests, Biopsies and Studies) reports using the multi-purpose TBS template and the MTP Letter template. There are 82 Practice dictation reports totaling 124 transcribed pages. This module provides 4 hours of dictation equating to 12 hours of transcription practice.
Tests, Biopsies, and Studies Module: $150.00
Basic Medical Records Module:
Total Instruction Pages: 34; instructions and hard copy reports: 127+/- total pages combined. Five reusable document templates included in this module to create: MTP Emergency Room Report.Doc, Follow up SOAP Short Form.Doc, Progress Note/Follow up SOAP Long Form.Doc, STAT Report.Doc, and Telephone Note.Doc. There are 59 Practice dictation reports totaling 92 transcribed pages. This module provides 3 hours of dictation equating to 9 hours of transcription practice.
Basic Medical Records Module: $150.00
Independent Medical Exams and Workers’ Compensation Module.
This is a double, two-part module:
Combined total 134 instr. pages (combined total Independent Medical Examinations and Workers’ Compensation Claim Examinations); instructions and hard copy reports: 560+/- total pages combined. Eight reusable document templates included in this module create: IME Letter.Doc, IME Short Form.Doc, IME Long Form.Doc, IME NP Report.Doc, WCC Letter.Doc, WCC Report.Doc, WCC Federal Report.Doc, and WCC Multistate Report.Doc. There are 107 Practice dictation reports (46 IME and 61 WCC) totaling 424 transcribed pages (166 IME pages and 258 WCC pages). Due to similarities of these two report types, we kept them together so this is an extensive module broken down into two books: Part I of II and Part II of II. This module provides 9 hours of dictation (4 hours IME and 5 hours WCC) equating to 27 hours of transcription practice (12 hours IME and 15 hours WCC). Also included in this module are instructions and dictations for Multi-State, Federal, and Accidental Disability Reports. This is our newest module offered for the ever-growing, lucrative specialty area known (overall) as an Independent Examination.
To date, we are the only training provider offering instruction and dictations in the IME and WC report formats.
IME/WC Module: $250.00
Yes! You can purchase the MTP Transcription Fundamentals Text alone!
This extensive resource is the cornerstone of your transcription training.
This module provides very detailed information about Medical Transcription, customizing the keyboard for optimum productivity, optimal use of MSWord for Medical Transcription, installing and using the transcriber, modifying/remapping MSWord function keys for optimal productivity, includes the suggested study schedule, and contains instructions for keyboard modifications for those with lower extremity disability to eliminate foot pedal activation. This text must be completed prior to advancing onto any work type modules. This module includes the MTP Spellcheck Custom Dictionary (10,000 +/- words) with instructions for installation as well as future modifications/maintenance instructions.
Open the book and you will find:
- Total instruction pages: 120.
- This is an instructions only module covering nearly all aspects of Medical Transcription other than specific report type instruction.
- This module provides the suggested course schedule as well as instructions for utilizing the MTP Training Modules.
- This module additionally covers tips and tricks for the new Transcriptionist, keyboard customization for optimum productivity, instructions on installation of the work type templates and transcriber installation instructions.
- This module provides key remapping instructions for those with lower extremity disabilities and/or foot pedal installation and utilization instructions.
- Included in this module is the MTP Custom Spellcheck Medical Dictionary containing approximately 10,000 medical words (245 printed pages).
- The MTP Custom Dictionary is provided on USB flash drive with instructions for installation.
- The MTP Custom Dictionary upgrades the standard MSWord dictionary to a medical word dictionary which is required in transcription.