Medical Audio Typing

Course Code: AMA008

Cost: $200

Duration: Approx 15 hours

Time: Self-paced theory; practical assessments at AMA Training Rooms


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Medical Audio Typing


NRT LogoUsing the latest digital technology, this course is designed to develop skills in audio typing. It covers the correct methods of presenting medical data in documents, and how to transcribe audio dictation to produce accurate texts.

Conveniently located at the AMA training rooms, the course consists of individual assistance with orientation to the digital transcription software, followed by self paced exercises.

Recommended For

Persons interested in establishing their careers as medical receptionists/typists in the health and allied health sector. A great follow on from the AMA Medical Terminology Course, or as a stand alone unit.


  • Knowledge of medical terminology
  • Word processing experience

Course Content

  • Digital transcription technology
  • Dictaphone typing
  • Medical correspondence
  • Medical reports
  • Theatre lists
  • Formatting medical information

Learning Outcomes

The learning outcomes achieved provide participants with one Unit of Competency towards a Certificate III in Medical Administration:

  • BSBADM303: Produce texts for audio transcriptions