Urgent Care Scribe Course

Specialized lessons that discuss common symptoms, conditions, and treatment options you will encounter and document while working in an urgent care clinic.

Urgent Care Scribe Course Overview

100% Online

This online course can be completed from a computer, laptop or smartphone. All materials are included

learn at your own pace

Videos, quizzes and clinical practice scenarios help test your knowledge. You can start at any time

Medical scribe certification

Become a certified medical scribe to demonstrate your scribing knowledge to employers or schools


Learn how to behave during sensitive situations you may encounter in the urgent care setting

Comprehensive Program

Our Urgent Care course is bundled with our General and specialty courses for comprehensive learning

Practice in Real-time

Listen to physician-patient encounters and practice scribing in real time, then review with a scribe trainer

Urgent Care Scribe Course Description

This course will prepare you to work as a medical scribe in the urgent care clinic. You will learn the fundamentals of working as an urgent care scribe, including common presenting symptoms, treatment options available in this setting and medical documentation. 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 also purchase additional courses for extensive learning.

This in-depth course covers urgent care specific topics including:

  • Common presenting symptoms and conditions
  • Outpatient testing and treatment options
  • Medications
  • Situations that require further care
  • Terminology and abbreviations
  • Medical documentation
  • Practice clinical scenarios

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 training courses will help you build a solid foundation of knowledge in medical terminology, professionalism as a medical scribe 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.

Who is this course for?

  • Individuals interested in becoming an urgent care 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 Urgent Care course is designed to build off of the General Medical Scribe Training course, so these courses are packaged together. With this course bundle, you will receive two complete training courses and two certificates for one low enrollment fee!

Three course package: For students who want to expand their knowledge of scribing in outpatient settings, the Family Medicine course can be added to the two course package.

Masterclass: The Urgent Care course is also included in the Outpatient Clinic Masterclass. This features the General Medical Scribe course and three specialty courses – Urgent Care, Family Medicine and Emergency Medicine – 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.

Urgent Care Scribe Course Outline

  • Lesson 1: Urgent Care Setting
  • Lesson 2: Urgent Care Team
  • Lesson 3: Urgent Care Scribe Typical Day
  • Lesson 1: Pediatric vs. Adult Medications
  • Lesson 1: Injuries
  • Lesson 2: Infections I
  • Lesson 3: Infections II
  • Lesson 4: Infections III
  • Lesson 5: Urgent Care Respiratory Distress
  • Lesson 6: Pain I
  • Lesson 7: Pain II
  • Lesson 8: Pain III
  • Lesson 9: Neurological Problems
  • Lesson 10: Skin Problems
  • Lesson 1: Common Procedures
  • Lesson 1: EKG Testing
  • Lesson 2: Urgent Care Imaging
  • Lesson 3: Urgent Care Lab Tests
  • Lesson 1: Pediatric Documentation
  • Lesson 2: Subjective Practice Scenario*
  • Lesson 3: Pediatric Physical Exam
  • Lesson 4: Physical Exam Practice Scenario*
  • Lesson 5: Pediatric Assessment & Plan
  • Lesson 6: Assessment & Plan Practice Scenario*

*Students practice scribing in real time with pre-recorded physician-patient encounters. Then, step-by-step review teaches students how to complete a medical chart.

  • Scenario 1: Acute otitis media*
  • Scenario 2: Migraine*
  • Scenario 3: Rash*

*Students practice scribing in real time with pre-recorded physician-patient encounters. Then, step-by-step review teaches students how to complete a medical chart.

  • Urgent Care Scribe Certification Exam
  • Urgent Care Scribe Certification

Urgent Care Course Reviews

Medical Scribe Certification

A certificate is awarded for each course completed. 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.

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. 

Urgent Care Scribe Course Options

Urgent Care + General Medical Scribe Courses

2 Course Package

Urgent Care Scribe Courses Pricing

Package Includes:

  • Urgent Care Scribe Course
  • General Medical Scribe Course
  • Urgent Care practice scenarios
  • Video lessons with quizzes
  • 4 practice scenarios
  • Two scribe certifications
  • 6 months of course access

Save 50%: $1199


Urgent Care + Family Medicine + General

3 Course Package

Urgent Care Family Medicine General Medical Scribe Courses Price

Package Includes:

  • Urgent Care Scribe Course
  • Family Medicine Scribe Course
  • General Scribe Course
  • Urgent Care, Family Medicine scenarios
  • 7 practice scenarios
  • Three scribe certifications
  • 6 months of course access

Save 50%: $1399


Outpatient Clinic Masterclass

4 Course Package

Outpatient Clinic Masterclass

Package Includes:

  • Job Search Assistance
  • Urgent Care Scribe Course
  • Family Medicine Scribe Course
  • Emergency Medicine Scribe Course
  • General Scribe Course
  • 10 practice scenarios
  • Four scribe certifications
  • 6 months of course access

Save 50%: $1599


Frequently Asked Questions

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When purchasing the General + Urgent Care package you are automatically enrolled in both courses. You will take the General course first and then the Urgent Care course. Upon completion, you will receive two course certificates.

There is a lot of overlap between family medicine and urgent care clinics in terms of the type of conditions you will see. Patients will often go to urgent care when their family medicine physician is not available. This three course package is great for students who want to expand their knowledge of scribing in outpatient settings.

When purchasing the Masterclass, you are automatically enrolled in the General course and three specialty courses – Urgent Care, Family Medicine and Emergency Medicine. You’ll get lots of real-time scribing practice with specialized lessons and clinical scenarios. Upon completion, you will receive four course certificates!

You will have 6 months from the date of purchase to complete the courses. Some people finish the courses within several days. Others take much more time and complete the course while studying for school or working.

All of our medical scribe courses are completely online and can be taken on a computer, laptop or smartphone. Instruction is provided through videos along with quizzes and additional study materials. You can take the course according to your schedule from anywhere with an internet connection.

Anyone can take the course and there isn’t an application process. To register and begin the course, click one of the “Buy Now” buttons on this page. After you register and pay for the course, you can begin the course and work at your own pace. The course is 100% online.

No, there are no additional fees. You pay for the course one time and take the final exam after completing the lessons and quizzes. After passing the final exam, you will be awarded your certificate without any additional fees.