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OAKVILLE, Ontario - PCDI Canada has incorporated the Association for Healthcare Documentation Integrity (AHDI) Registered Healthcare Documentation Specialist (RHDI) Certification Exam into its Medical Transcription program. Students enrolling in the program on or after June 17 will receive the exam, along with the RHDS Certification Exam Guide, when they graduate, at no additional cost. Graduates who successfully complete the exam will receive the Registered Healthcare Documentation Specialist designation. Use of the designation on a resume or business card will provide evidence of training and skill to prospective employers or customers.
"We think that incorporating professional certification from well known organizations like the AHDI into our programs provides a significant benefit to our students when they graduate," said Michael Scott, General Manager of PCDI Canada. "Graduates want to get moving towards their career goals and recognition by a reputable third party certifying agency can help them do so," Mr. Scott explained. "The Association for Healthcare Documentation Integrity is an internationally recognized professional trade association that provides membership, certifications, continuing education and other services to the medical transcription community. Once they receive their Registered Healthcare Documentation Specialist certification, our graduates will be well armed to enter the medical profession and well positioned to pursue further education and more advanced certifications with the AHDI as they advance in the profession."
PCDI Canada, based in Oakville, Ontario, is the Canadian division of Ashworth College, a leading US distance educator based in Norcross, Georgia. PCDI has been serving Canadians since 1987.
The Association for Healthcare Documentation Integrity is based in Modesto, California and is a leading professional association for medical transcriptionists. It has been serving the medical transcription community since 1978.