Certificate of Medical Scribe


The one-year medical scribe certificate prepares students for health information management techniques as they relate to data entry and structure of the electronic health record is a medical scribe. A medical scribe works in “real time” with the clinical practitioners (commonly the physician provider) to enter the data obtained through observation and calculation throughout the face-to-face patient encounter.

The general benefit and objective of the medical scribe position is to eliminate the time necessary for the physician to enter this information into the data collection system him/herself, and therefore increase patient contact time during the encounter.

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