Academic Programs

Medical Scribe

Sioux City Campus

Program Description

This program prepares individuals to serve as a medical scribe. Medical scribes are individuals trained in medical documentation who assist a medical provider throughout his/her day. They serve as a personal assistant to the provider, allowing them to be more efficient and productive by creating and maintaining the patient’s medical record under the provider’s supervision. Using scribes allow the provider to focus entirely on the patient. Students must achieve a grade point average of 2.0 (C) or above in all program requirements.


Carmen Monk, BS, CMA, AAMA Ext. 1487 Room A146
Rexann Smith, RN, MSN Ext. 1209 Room L314
Teri Peterson MSN, RN Division Chair of Allied Health, Ext 1421 Room L309

Required Classes

SDV 108 The College Experience 1
HSC 114 Medical Terminology 3
BIO 163 Essentials of Anatomy and Physiology 4
HIT 136 Scribe Fundamentals I 3
HIT 248 Essentials of Medical Coding 2
MAP 402 Medical Law and Ethics 2
CSC 110 Introduction to Computers 3
HSC 143 Pharmacology 3
HSC 218 Clinical Pathology for Allied Health 3
HIT 236 Scribe Fundamentals II 4
HIT 301 Electronic Health Records 3
MAP 134 Medical Transcription I 3
PSY 102 Human & Work Relations 3


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Visit at 4647 Stone Avenue, Sioux City, Iowa 51106
4647 Stone Avenue
Sioux City, Iowa 51106
Call 800.349.4649 or 712.274.6400