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Topic Originator: Mel
Post Date August 9, 2011 @ 7:46 PM
Coding-amount of typing required


Mel
August 9, 2011 @ 7:46 PM Reply  |  Email Friend   |  |Print  |  Top

I'm considering returning to school to complete my associates degree in health information technology & then take the cpc.
What are the working conditions for coders when it comes to the amount of typing? Carpel tunnel syndrome common? Can I expect to type 9 hours a day?

Dru
August 31, 2011 @ 7:02 PM Reply  |  Email Friend   |  |Print  |  Top

Even though you would not be typing as much as a medical transcriptionist it still would require constent typing for a long period of time.



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