Below is a brief outline of the items you're required to complete in your pre-learning. The blue, underlined words are links to the materials you need to access.

9 Steps...

STEP ONE: Vocabulary

Study the vocabulary. It's a vital component to your success throughout training. The link above takes you to the home page where you will be able to access flashcards we have made for you.

STEP TWO: Overview of the Medical Record

Master the concepts and elements of the medical record. Click the link above for more detailed information. Review these items carefully. (You'll be tested on these items later.)

STEP THREE: 

Emergency Department Billing Guidelines

Click the link above if you're working in an Emergency Department. This table outlines the billing guidelines for Level 3, 4, and 5 charts for Emergency Department documentation (note that a level 5 chart is the highest level of documentation).

                   Outpatient Billing Guidelines

                   Click the link above if you're working in an outpatient setting. This table outlines the billing guidelines for Level 3, 4, and 5        
                   charts for Outpatient documentation (note that a level 5 chart is the highest level of documentation).

STEP FOUR: Audio Cases

Test yourself. Click the link above. Listen carefully to these audio cases, and practice your documentation skills. Pay close attention to the physician's questions and the patient's responses. 

STEP FIVE: Scribe Skills

Click the link above. Review the physical exam video and the attachments going over tips for opening and maintaining the lines of communication with the department staff.

STEP SIX: Take the Practice Quizzes

Click the link above to test your knowledge! Remember that a score of 80% is required to pass training.  

STEP SEVEN: Bedside Training (BST) Expectations

Click the link above. This is the key your trainers will use throughout your bedside training (BST) to assess your progress. Get familiar with this document and the items your trainers will be looking for.

STEP EIGHT: Review the HIPAA Handout

Click the link above to access the HIPAA handout. You will receive an email quiz in the future to test your knowledge on this topic. It is required to pass this quiz with an 80% or higher.

STEP NINE: Review Your Roles and Limitations as a Scribe

It's important to possess a clear understanding of what's acceptable as a scribe. Please review this information carefully.