Medical Scribe Allied Health Professional - Live Online

80 Hours / Access Length: Schedule Varies / Delivery: Live Online, Instructor Led
Retail Price: $1,999.00

Course Overview:

Course Offerings

March 4, 2020 – May 20, 2020
August 19, 2020 – November 4, 2020

6 pm – 9 pm CST
7 pm – 10 pm EST
4 pm – 7 pm PST


Tuition Includes:
Exam Voucher

36 Hours Synchronous Learning / 44 Hours Online Learning

This course is designed specifically for practicing Allied Health Professionals in the field of medical scribing. The course provides a simulated practice of recording verbal communication encountered during patient-doctor interaction and the recording of clinical events as they unfold. It also includes a study of procedures related to the retrieval of diagnostic test results. Procedures used in scheduling diagnostic tests, follow-up appointments, etc., are discussed and practiced. An emphasis is placed on professional and ethical behavior in a clinical healthcare setting.

The course is online and self-paced with mentor feedback and assistance as required. All Assignments and Assessments are Lesson-based and should be completed before progressing to the next Lesson.

Students who complete this comprehensive course will receive a Certification of Completion from ProTrain and the American Healthcare Documentation Professionals Group (AHDPG) and are eligible to sit for the AHDPG National Certification exam.

Students will recieve the following with purchase:
  • Medical Scribe - Allied Health Professional Course
  • Certification Practice Exam
  • Certification Exam
Students will:
  • Understand the profession, roles, etiquette, and personality of a functioning and successful scribe, including HIPAA and medico-legal requirements.
  • Understand the intrinsic value of a scribe to a provider and the healthcare team, including the role, responsibilities, etiquette, and personality of a functioning and successful scribe.
  • Comprehend the basic healthcare economics: ethical and legal aspects.
  • Comprehend coding and reimbursement for labs and diagnostic procedures.
  • Describe the functions of electronic health records and explain the advantages offered over paper-based records.
  • Explain the importance of clinical standards in the development of interoperable electronic health records.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of how electronic health records are used in physician practices and other outpatient settings.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of how electronic health records are used in hospitals.
  • Effectively utilize information technology and medical terms as they apply to electronic health records.
Required Prerequisites:

Course Outline:

  • Lesson 1: Syllabus and Information
  • Lesson 2: Scribe Overview
  • Lesson 3: Chart Elements and Guidelines for Reimbursement
  • Lesson 4: HIPAA for AHP Scribes 
  • Lesson 5: CMS Core Measures
  • Lesson 6: Translating Patient Speak into Medical Language
  • Lesson 7: Fundamentals of the Chief Complaint
  • Lesson 8: Fundamentals of the HPI
  • Lesson 9: Fundamentals of the Review of Systems
  • Lesson 10: Fundamentals of the Past Medical/Social/Family Histories
  • Lesson 11: Fundamentals of the Physical Exam
  • Lesson 12: Fundamentals of Medical Decision Making
  • Lesson 13: Critical Care Scribe Documentation (ER)
  • Lesson 14: Medication Review
  • Lesson 15: Procedures
  • Lesson 16: Lab and Diagnostic Studies Review
  • Lesson 17: EHR for AHP Scribes
  • Lesson 18: Charting Practice using “Practice Fusion”
  • Lesson 19: Audio Case Studies

Instructional Strategies:

  • Lecture
  • Skills Demonstration
  • Group Activities
  • Individual Activities

Methods of Evaluation:

  • Quizzes & Exams
  • Skills Demonstration
  • Written Assignments

Instructor Biography:

Coming soon!

Grading System:

Student must pass all quizzes, exams, and national exam (if applicable) at a passing rate to be eligible for a Certificate of  Training Completion. If an internship is included in your course you will be required to complete the internship prior to receiving a Certificate of Training Completion.


Students are expected to arrive on time and participate in course discussions. Successful completion of the course of study recommends 100% attendance. If during the course period the student’s attendance level drops below 80%, they will be encouraged and given the opportunity to attend the next scheduled class for the course they enrolled in. Should materials change, student is responsible for all additional cost.

Payment Plan Policy:

Students may withdraw from the program for any reason up to 1 week prior to the start of program. In this case, the student’s payment plan agreement shall be rescinded. If the payment plan has begun a non-refundable administrative fee of $25.00 will be assessed and remaining funds will be returned to payer in check form by mail. 

No Refund Policy:

No refund for course, once the first class has been concluded. If extenuating circumstances exist, case by case situations will be reviewed by ProTrain. If refund is issued, refunded amount will be dependent upon books being returned in excellent condition (i.e. no writing, missing pages; ripped or damage to pages and/or binding).

Re-Admission Policy:

Any student who has dropped out of the program, or has been suspended from the program for nonattendance may be readmitted within one year by completing a personal interview with the director of education and paying any applicable fees at the time of readmission. Students who were terminated due to conduct issues are not eligible to be readmitted.

Policy on Student Conduct:

Appropriate Conduct: All students are expected to conduct themselves in an orderly and professional manner. Any student not conducting themselves in an orderly and professional manner, which includes use of drugs and alcohol during school hours, dishonesty, disrupting classes, use of profanity, excessive tardiness, insubordination, violation of safety rules, improper usage of lab or classroom computers, or not abiding by the school rules will lead to either probation or dismissal from classes.

System Requirements:

Internet Connectivity Requirements:
  • Cable and DSL internet connections are recommended.

Hardware Requirements:
  • Minimum Pentium 400 Mhz CPU or G3 Macintosh. 1 GHz or greater CPU recommended.
  • 256MB RAM minimum. 1 GB RAM recommended.
  • 800x600 video resolution minimum. 1025x768 recommended.
  • Speakers/Headphones to listen to Dialogue steaming audio sessions.
  • A microphone to speak in Dialogue streaming audio sessions.
Operating System Requirements:
  • Windows Vista, 7, 8, 8.1, 9, 10
  • Mac OSX 10 or higher.
  • OpenSUSE Linux 9.2 or higher.
Web Browser Requirements:
  • Google Chrome is recommended.
  • Firefox 13.x or greater.
  • Internet Explorer 6.x or greater.
  • Safari 3.2.2 or greater.
Software Requirements:
  • Adobe Flash Player 6 or greater.
  • Oracle Java 7 or greater.
  • Adobe Reader 7 or greater.
Web Browser Settings:
  • Accept Cookies
  • Disable Pop-up Blocker.

**Outlines are subject to change, as courses and materials are updated.**