Apr 10, 2021  
2017-18 RACC Student Catalog 
    
2017-18 RACC Student Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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OFT 241 - Medical Transcription


3 Credit Hours

Machine transcription of medical correspondence and reports at employable production rates as well as emphasis on spelling medical terminology which will strengthen transcription skills.

Prerequisite(s): EHR 100 OFT 120   

RATIONALE OF THE COURSE

A secretary in the medical profession will encounter a wide variety of medical correspondence and reports containing specialized vocabulary throughout his/ her career. This course is designed to assist the student in developing expertise in rapid and accurate transcription of medical material.

COURSE COMPETENCIES

Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate the ability to accurately transcribe medical material using audio files, a headset and a foot pedal.
  2. Demonstrate the ability to accurately spell medical terminology.



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