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Start Your Career as a Medical Transcriptionist

medical transcriptionist

Work in healthcare without having to work with patients

Are you interested in a career in the healthcare industry but don’t want to work directly with patients? Consider becoming a medical transcriptionist with EMTPKY in Lexington, KY.

As a medical transcriptionist, you will be responsible for transcribing medical reports and documents from healthcare professionals into written form. This is a vital role in the healthcare industry, as accurate and timely medical documentation is essential for patient care and legal compliance.

At EMTPKY, we offer a comprehensive training program to prepare you for a career as a medical transcriptionist. Our program covers medical terminology, anatomy, physiology, pharmacology and more, as well as transcription software and tools. You’ll learn from experienced professionals and have access to hands-on training and real-world experience.

After completing our training program, you’ll be ready to start your career as a medical transcriptionist. Our team will work with you to find job opportunities in the Lexington, KY area and provide ongoing support as you begin your new career.

Benefits of a Career in Medical Transcription:

  • Competitive salary and benefits
  • Flexible work schedules, including part-time and remote options
  • Opportunities for advancement and specialization
  • Demand for medical transcriptionists is expected to grow in the coming years

Start your career as a medical transcriptionist with EMTPKY in Lexington, KY. Contact us today to learn more and enroll in our training program.

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About EMTP

At EMTP, we pride ourselves on providing an exceptional learning experience with small class sizes and personalized attention from our knowledgeable and friendly educators. Our flexible class schedules make it easy for students to balance their studies with work and personal obligations.

Since our founding in 2007, our focus has been on training and educating high-quality EMS providers who can excel as essential members of medical teams. We are committed to ensuring that our graduates are not only prepared to pass national examinations, but also equipped with the skills and knowledge necessary to succeed in their careers.

Don’t wait any longer to start your journey towards becoming a top-notch EMS provider. Contact us today to learn more about our programs and how we can help you achieve your goals.

what does a medical transcriptionist do?

Medical transcriptionists, sometimes referred to as healthcare documentation specialists are responsible for manually processing voice reports dictated by physicians and other healthcare professionals into text format. They also may review and edit medical documents created using speech recognition technology.

Our Medical Transcription program will provide the student an understanding of fundamental medical knowledge and terminology guiding the path to their upmost success in the field.

How do i become a medical transcriptionist?

Here are the general steps you can take to become a medical transcriptionist:

  1. Research education and training options: Look for accredited programs offered by vocational schools, community colleges, and career institutes. Consider whether you want to take an online or in-person program.

  2. Choose a program and enroll: Once you have identified a program that suits your needs and preferences, enroll and pay the required fees.

  3. Complete the program: Follow the program curriculum and complete all the coursework, including hands-on training and practice.

  4. Obtain certification: Though not always required, getting certified can help demonstrate your proficiency and enhance your job prospects. Consider getting certified by the Association for Healthcare Documentation Integrity (AHDI) or the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA).

  5. Gain work experience: Look for entry-level jobs in medical transcription to gain experience and build your skills.

  6. Keep learning: Medical transcription is a constantly evolving field, and staying up-to-date on new technologies, regulations, and practices is important for career growth and success.

At EMTPKY, we offer comprehensive medical transcription training programs that can help you start your career in the healthcare industry. Contact us today to learn more.

Schedule of Classes

How Long does it take to become a medical trancriptionist?

Generally, medical transcription programs can be completed in less than a year, typically ranging from 6 to 9 months.

However, some programs that lead to an associate’s degree in medical transcription may take longer, up to 2 years. It’s important to note that the length of the program does not necessarily determine the quality of education or the level of skills acquired.

At EMTPKY, we offer medical transcription programs that can be completed in less than a year, providing comprehensive training in medical terminology, anatomy, physiology, pharmacology, and transcription software and tools. We also offer flexible scheduling and financial assistance options to make our programs accessible to everyone.

Becoming a medical transcriptionist requires dedication, commitment and a willingness to learn and improve your skills. With the right training and support, you can start your career in the healthcare industry in a relatively short amount of time.

our allied health education class schedule


CCMA Day Class

Monday – Thursday; 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Begins: 4/15/2024



CCMA Night Class

Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday nights 6:00p.m. – 10:00p.m.
Begins: 10/29/2024

CCMA Online Class

9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Begins: 6/8/2024

EKG track


Medical Administrative Assistant Online

Begins: Open Enrollment

IV Therapy Certification

Fridays AM session 9am-1pm PM session 2pm-6pm
Begins: 4/26/24

Depending on the class size you will be placed in AM/PM session






Behavioral Health Tech Online

Begins: CMA Module: Day class begins 10/10/2023 OR night class begins 12/5/2023

Class completed online


EKG Tech Day Class

Monday – Thursday; 9:00a.m.-5:00p.m.
Begins: 5/20/2024

EKG Tech Night Class

Monday – Wednesday nights; 6:00p.m.-10:00p.m.
Begins: 8/26/2024

EKG Tech Online Class

Begins: 6/8/24

Class completed online with 3 on campus lab days.

(3/16/2024, 4/16/2024, 5/4/2024)


Phlebotomy Day Class

Monday-Thursday, 9:00a.m.-5:00p.m.
Begins: 6/10/24

Phlebotomy Night Class

Monday – Wednesday, 6:00p.m.-10:00p.m.
Begins: 7/8/2024

Phlebotomy Saturday Class

Saturday, 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Begins: 3/9/2024

Medical Billing and Coding Online

Begins: Open Enrollment

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SRNA Online Class

Begins: 4/19/24

Lab days: 2 on campus dates
Clinical days: 2 on campus dates


SRNA Weekday Class

Monday-Thursday, 9:00a.m.-2:00p.m.
Begins: To be determined





General Admissions Requirements

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Drivers License or state issued ID

how much money do medical transcriptionists make?

The median annual wage for medical transcriptionists was $30,100 in May 2021.


Employment of medical transcriptionists is projected to decline 7 percent from 2020 to 2030.

Despite declining employment, about 6,600 openings for medical transcriptionists are projected each year, on average, over the decade. All of those openings are expected to result from the need to replace workers who transfer to other occupations or exit the labor force, such as to retire.

Medical Transcriptionists : Occupational Outlook Handbook: : U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (



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