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Penn Foster Career School is effective at equipping students via its translation courses to be successful translators, french interpreters, german interpreters, italian interpreters, etc. and connect them to future employers. According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, at present there are 40,000 people employed as interpreters and translators alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $45,700. Foreign language and literature teachers make on average $63,300 per year and there are about 27,020 of them employed today.

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Translation Courses at Penn Foster Career School

Program Name: Medical Transcriptionist
Law and Ethics and Confidentiality in Allied Health
Course Number ALH022

The Law and Ethics section of this course covers how law affects medical offices; the origin of law that affects medical professionals; the process of litigation and its alternatives; contract law and the ways it affects health professionals; the duties created between health care professionals and patients once a doctor-patient relationship is established; criminal law and torts that are relevant to the health profession. The Confidentiality in Allied Health section examines the common-law basis for the confidentiality of health care information and the laws regulating health care information collected and maintained by government agencies. also covered is the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), as well as how the management of medical information affects the management and measurement of quality in health care.


Medical Transcription 1
Course Number HIT207

An introduction to the technical and legal aspects of medical transcription as well as career opportunities available in the field. The student will transcribe and format various types of medical records. (Required textbook, software, and transcription hardware provided with the course.)


Medical Transcription 2
Course Number HIT208

Emphasis on difficulty, speed, accuracy, complexity within major medical specialties. Students will be evaluated on the submission of 20 transcriptions related to common medical specialties. Prerequisites: HIT 207 - Medical Transcription 1


Introduction to Allied Health
Course Number HIT100

This course is designed to provide a discussion of strategies for completing the allied health programs as an independent learner. In addition, it gives an introduction to health care and the role that medical office assistants, medical coders, and medical transcriptionists play in that industry.


Office Procedures
Course Number BUS091

This course covers the typical duties of the administrative assistant in any business office: task management, general business machines, telephone call management, business letter writing, electronic and print mail processing, travel and meeting planning, policy and procedures manuals, facility care and maintenance, as well as office math.


Word and Excel
Course Number CSC102

Computer and Internet basics; computer hardware and software; digital electronics and file management; introduction to Windows®; PC applications in word processing, spreadsheets.


Business English
Course Number ENG010

This course provides instruction on the basic types of writing you’ll encounter in a business environment. You’ll learn about business letters, forms, client records, and memos; organization, grammar, punctuation, and sentence and paragraph construction; coherent paragraphs, well-organized documents, and purpose-focused materials; and accurate, attractive, and effective final copies.


Body Systems/Terminology 1
Course Number ALH016

Introduction to medical terminology; chemistry/ laboratory; pharmacology; cells, tissues, and membranes; integumentary system; musculoskeletal system; blood and cardiovascular system; respiratory system; digestive system.


Body Systems/Terminology 2
Course Number ALH017

Sense organs; nervous system; endocrine system; urinary/excretory system; male and female reproductive systems; lymphatic system; oncology and radiation; surgery and pathology; genetics.


Basic Pharmacology
Course Number ALH021

An introduction to basic pharmacology, as well as the type of drugs by body systems. Includes the drug's generic and trade names, use, side effects and drug interactions.


Electronic Medical Records
Course Number HIT 130

The Electronic Medical Records Management Certificate Program Provides A Basic Overview On How To Successfully Manage Electronic Medical Records (emrs) In Different Health Care Settings. Attendees Will Learn Emr Concepts, Terminology, Regulations, And Procedures, And Receive Hands-on Training With An Electronic Medical Record.


Program description: Learn medical transcription at home. You'll get the support you need while learning at your own pace with the Penn Foster Medical Transcriptionist training program.

Work for a doctor's office, hospital, or clinic by completing your medical transcription training at home. You can study online, in print, or a combination of both. You decide which method best suits your learning style. Penn Foster's Medical Transcriptionist training program is convenient, affordable, and accredited.

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