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Legal Transcriptionist

This course will prepare you for a career as a legal transcriptionist. The legal transcriptionist has the important job of correctly transcribing and punctuating the spoken word in order to create a verbatim record for legal proceedings. This course will also give you an understanding of the legal system including relevant ethics, professional standards, and procedures, and prepare you to sit for and pass the AAERT Certified Electronic Transcriber exam.

legal-transcriptionist
$995.00 (USD)

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Overview

Objective

Outline

  1. Transcriptionist Software Setup
  2. Professionalism and the Legal System
    1. Professionalism and Decorum
    2. Ethics
    3. Ethical Issues
    4. Maintain Confidentiality
    5. Transcription Equipment
  3. The Legal System
    1. Court System
    2. Laws
    3. Life Cycle of a Case
    4. Proceedings
    5. Types of Court Reporters
  4. English Language
    1. Parts of Speech
    2. Confusing Words
    3. Spelling Rules
    4. International English
  5. Terminology
    1. Historic Terminology
    2. Legal Terminology
    3. Medical Terminology
    4. Business Terminology
  6. Grammar and Punctuation
    1. Capitalization
    2. Numbers
    3. Introduction to Punctuation
    4. Sentence Punctuation
    5. More Punctuation and Formatting
  7. Building the Transcript
    1. Annotations from Reporter
    2. Transcript Formatting
    3. Proofreading Assignments
    4. Researching
    5. Transcription Assignments
  8. Transcription Assignments & Working Environment
    1. Working Environment
    2. Transcription Assignments
  9. Transcription Assignments & Course Wrap Up
    1. Transcription Assignments
    2. Certification
    3. Final

Requirements

Prerequisites

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Florida Gulf Coast University
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Fort Myers, FL 33965 US
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