Family Medicine Scribe Course
This family medicine scribe course provides specialized lessons that discuss primary care including common symptoms, testing options, diagnoses and preventative medicine
Family Medicine Scribe Course Overview
Family Medicine Scribe Course Description
This course will prepare you to work as a medical scribe in the primary care setting. As a family medicine scribe, you will encounter cases of acute illness and appointments based on wellness or preventative care. After completing this course, you will know what is expected of you before your first day on the job. Video lessons are followed by quizzes to reinforce your learning. You can purchase additional courses to enhance your knowledge in a certain specialty.
How will this course help me succeed?
Knowing what it takes to be a medical scribe and how to function in the clinical environment can prepare you to discuss these topics and more in career and professional school interviews. Our clinical scribing courses will help you build a solid foundation of knowledge in medical terminology, scribe professionalism and proper medical chart documentation.
How do I know if I’ll be good at scribing?
Scribing takes practice! Each lesson includes quiz questions and vocabulary terms to support your learning. Every course also features clinical practice scenarios, where you will listen to a doctor visit and fill out a medical chart in real-time. Then review with a scribe trainer.
This in-depth course covers topics that are specific to family medicine including:
- Preventative care and annual wellness visits
- Common presenting symptoms and conditions
- Monitoring chronic conditions over time
- Screening, testing and treatment options
- Short and long-term medications
- Terminology and abbreviations
- Practice clinical scenarios
Who is this course for?
- Individuals interested in becoming a family medicine scribe
- Employers who wish to streamline their training process
- Existing medical professionals (e.g. medical assistants) who will add scribing to their duties
Course Packages and Masterclass
Two course package: The Family Medicine course is designed to enhance your learning from the General Medical Scribe course, so these two courses are packaged together. With this bundle, you will receive two complete training courses and two certificates for one low enrollment fee!
Three course package: Our Urgent Care course is added to the two course package to prepare you to work in a variety of outpatient clinical settings.
Masterclass: The Family Medicine course is also included in the Outpatient Clinic Masterclass. This features the General Medical Scribe Course and three specialty courses – Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine and Urgent Care – so you can learn how patients are evaluated and treated from start to finish in different clinical settings. You’ll get more hours of video instruction and additional practice scenarios. Upon completion, you’ll receive four certificates! Plus help finding a job.
Help with Your Job Search
Students enrolled in our Outpatient Clinic Masterclass receive job search assistance. We have partnerships with large healthcare organizations, clinics, and companies looking to hire medical scribes for remote and in-person positions. These job opportunities span a wide range of specialties and clinical environments – emergency medicine, family medicine, urgent care, OB/GYN, and more!
Hiring managers look forward to receiving applications from our top students. Students taking these courses build a solid foundation in medical scribe terminology and practice that puts them ahead of other applicants. The Outpatient Masterclass Package will make you an exceptional candidate for scribe positions across a variety of specialties!
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Medical Scribe Certification
A certificate is awarded for each course completed. You will be awarded a General Medicine Scribe certificate and a Family Medicine Scribe certificate.
Each of our certificates comes with a unique identification number. You can provide this certificate to future employers or graduate schools and they can contact us to verify the authenticity of the certificate and your completion of the course. The certificate is good for all states.
Family Medicine Scribe Course Contributors
Devon Pace, MD
Prior to entering medical school, Dr. Pace functioned as a medical scribe for two years in the emergency medicine and primary care settings. He completed his Doctor of Medicine degree at the University of Illinois College of Medicine. Dr. Pace is currently a general surgery resident and pediatric surgery research fellow.
Maria Lopez, MD
Dr. Lopez worked more than two years as an emergency department virtual scribe for a large medical staffing company where she advanced to medical scribe supervisor and trainer. Building on this experience she then worked for one of the largest medical scribe companies as chief of telescribes, where she successfully trained medical scribes on electronic health record systems such as Meditech, MedHost and Cerner. Dr. Lopez’s experience provides broad insight on best practices and effective teaching strategies when delivering medical scribe services and training online.
Bryce Mooney, PhD
Dr. Mooney is managing director at Medical Scribes Training Institute. He has made a career of combining healthcare, technology and marketing. Recently, he served as chief technology officer for the largest online medical 3D printing community. He has performed market research for some of the largest pharma and medical device companies and worked at Accenture, Microsoft and Ancestry.com in various technology roles.
Britt Picuri, MS
Britt has a master’s degree in biomedical sciences and about 2 years of experience as a medical scribe in various settings, including the emergency department and urgent care clinics. She has experience working with both adult and pediatric populations. Her time as a medical scribe prepared her to take on additional roles in healthcare including work as a clinical research coordinator, medical writer, and pharmaceutical chemist. These experiences have given her a unique perspective on how to effectively integrate the fundamental knowledge of both pathophysiology and medical documentation to prepare students for their position as a medical scribe.
Caehla McGeady, MS
Caehla is a 4th year medical student with plans to become a Family Medicine physician. Prior to medical school, Caehla worked in a variety of healthcare positions including medical scribe and certified nursing assistant. Caehla has worked in two free clinics, the NICU, a nursing home and in several other diverse healthcare settings. All told, she have over 2,000 hours of clinical experience. Caehla holds a Masters of Science in Biomedicine from Georgetown and a Bachelors of Science in Neuroscience from William and Mary.
Family Medicine Scribe Course Options
Family Medicine + General Medical Scribe Courses
2 Course Package
Urgent Care + Family Medicine + General
3 Course Package
Outpatient Clinic Masterclass
4 Course Package