Success stories abound for military members, their spouses, and vets
Speech Recognition Editing and Medical Transcriptionist training has proven to be a valuable distance learning opportunity for current members of the U.S military, their spouses, and veterans.
MT careers are portable and offer opportunities for graduates on the move.
The ability to set your own study schedule.
Disabled veterans might be eligible to receive funding.
As of October 25, 2010, Military Spouses are eligible to receive up to $4000 in CAA (Career Advancement Accounts) funding. For more information about this program, go to http://caa.milspouse.org/Eligibility/ and https://aiportal.acc.af.mil/mycaa/default.aspx or call 1-800-342-9647 to speak with a case manager.
We suggest you visit http://forum.mtecinc.com/Forum18-1.aspx to talk with other men/women in the military, as well as MTEC students, staff, and graduates. There is a message forum dedicated to military personnel and their spouses as well as general forums.
Sources of more information for military members and their spouses
- What questions do military spouses have about the profession? A list of Frequently Asked Questions is located here. (You’ll need Adobe Acrobat to read this file.) AHDI has also created a dedicated military-related site - click here to visit it!
- The Military Spouse Initiative is an AHDI approved, government sponsored initiative aimed at addressing the shortage of medical transcriptionists and the proven excellence of AHDI-approved schools to prepare students with work-ready skills capable of acquiring their registered medical transcriptionist (RMT) credentials. Information on the Military Spouse Initiative is at the Military Spouse Career Center: http://www.military.com/spouse/cf/0,,cf_other_pop_health-medicaltranscriptionist3,00.htm.