University of Mumbai's

Garware Institute of Career Education and Development

NAAC Re-accredited with 'A' Grade

Post Graduate Diploma Courses(Part Time)

Medical Transcription

+ Course Duration:

1 year

+ No Of Seats :

30

+ Fees :

Semester I - Rs.23370
Semester II - Rs.8800

+ Eligibility :

Graduate in any faculty

+ Admission Procedure :

Admission on the basis of Written Test (Basic English Grammar) followed by an Interview.

+ Preamble :

Medical Transcription (MT) is an integral part of healthcare industry which comes under IT-enabled services. MT is a century-old profession in which professionals transcribe health records in electronic format dictated by physicians of various specialties and aid in healthcare database management of patients of clinics, hospitals, doctors, etc. Professionals who work in MT industry are called Medical Transcriptionists, better known as Medical Language Specialists for their knowledge of medical terminologies and English. This is an ever-growing industry because of its nature of work and never-ending job opportunities. MT industry is growing at a lightning speed with an urgent need to introduce standards for training and quality certification in Transcription Units. It is estimated that MT industry has potential to earn annual revenues of Rs. 10000 crore by 2020 and employ over 50,000 people. Therefore, GICED has decided to address the gap in the industry by training selected candidates in the field of Medical Transcription. The course is drawn by industry experts in line with requirements from US clients. Placement assistance in industry would be available after the course is completed. Heavy emphasis is given on practice. Classes are conducted by experts from industry as a visiting faculty. Students can take up the course on part-time basis and later on internship on a full time basis.

+ Objective :

The course is drawn by industry experts in line with requirements from US clients. Placement assistance in industry would be available after the course is completed. Heavy emphasis is given on practice. Classes are conducted by experts from industry as a visiting faculty. Students can take up the course on part-time basis and later on internship on a full time basis.

+ Job Opportunities :

This course trains students to work in Medical Transcription industry as transcriptionist, editor, proofer, quality analysts, etc. The students with more experience can rise to levels of supervisors, account heads, QA managers, production managers, etc. Students can also opt to join various hospitals, pathologies and laboratories, healthcare publications as a medical transcriptionist. Medical transcription opens a wide arena for students to work as a transcriptionist in various other transcription industries, i.e., Legal Transcription, Business Transcription, General Transcription, etc., at different levels of hierarchy.

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