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Medical Scribes

Tips for Entry

Typing and data entry is an essential part of being a medical scribe, so take typing and computer classes to increase your speed and accuracy.

Read books and watch reality TV shows that focus on emergency rooms, trauma centers, and medical issues to familiarize yourself with medical terminology.

Enroll in courses on biology, anatomy, and physiology to gain essential skills and knowledge important to the job.

While certification isn’t required in most instances, testing and experience to gain certification, offered by the American College of Medical Scribe Specialists, may give you an advantage over other candidates for employment.

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