Certificate, Medical Scribe Specialist

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  • High school graduation or GED; ALEKS Placement:  HLTH F116; Accuplacer Placement: WRTG F110; or permission of instructor. 
  • Documentation of the following immunizations: two varicella, two MMR, three Hep B, and two step PPD within previous 12 months or titers to prove immunity to above diseases.
  • Be at least 18 years old by the first day of the semester in which you are admitted.
  • Complete the UAF application process. 
  • Complete FAFSA for financial aid, if needed.
  • These will be verified by the Director of Allied Health Programs.

Students must earn a C- or better in each course.

Minimum Requirements for Medical Scribe Specialist Certificate: 34 credits

General University Requirements
Complete the general university requirements.
Certificate Requirements
Complete the certificate requirements.
WRTG F111XWriting Across Contexts3
or ABUS F271 Business Communications
HLTH F116Mathematics in Health Care3
Human Relations
HLTH F106Human Behavior in Health Care 13
Medical Scribe Specialist Program Requirements
ABUS F102AKeyboarding: Touch Typing1
ABUS F102BKeyboarding: Skill Building1
HLTH F100Medical Terminology3
HLTH F110Professional Skills for the Workplace2
HLTH F114Fundamentals of Anatomy and Physiology4
HLTH F118Medical Law and Ethics2
HLTH F122First Aid and CPR for the Health Care Provider0
HLTH F124Introduction to Medical Scribe Specialist2
HLTH F126Administrative Procedures for the Healthcare Worker3
HLTH F130Medical Office Technology 23
or CIOS F150 Computer Business Applications
HLTH F260Medical Scribe Specialist Practicum2
MA F247Introduction to Pharmacology2