Certificate of Achievement
The Medical Scribe Certificate of Achievement program prepares students to assist licensed medical professionals with administrative duties especially related to documentation in the electronic medical record, customer service and increasing efficiency in patient care delivery. This program is designed to build upon knowledge of biological sciences, basic knowledge of common diseases, routine clinical patient care and workflow in healthcare settings. The medical scribe enables real-time clinical documentation and data input from information gathered at point of care under the direction of a licensed health care provider and maintains accurate electronic health records for the benefit of clinicians, healthcare staff and patients. Successful completion of this certificate prepares students for clinical experience that leads to employment and certification as Certified Medical Scribe Specialists (CMSS), Certified Medical Scribe Apprentices (CMSA), Medical Scribes (MS), and Virtual Scribes (VS).
Careers associated with this program have a salary range from $30,000 to over $208,000 with an average salary of $70,000.