One of the many types of medical support occupations, medical transcription is a relatively easy field to enter, usually requiring only a certificate or associate’s degree for employment. Whether they decide to work for themselves or for a hospital, medical transcriptionists usually receive training through junior colleges or career schools, where education is fast and affordable. Training can continue through externships and job experience. Voluntary certification also helps entrants stand out to potential employers.
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