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International Fees

International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.

Course details

This course introduces students to the words and phrases of medical practice with the assistance of a software program. Medical terms that students previously studied will relate to those heard with the software. Through this course, students will develop entry-level transcription skills for transcribing dictated materials accurately and completely, following the proper documentation requirements used in specific areas of the medical field. This course is also designed for medical office personnel wishing to upgrade their medical transcription skills.

Prerequisite(s)

Credits

3.0

Domestic fees

$427.88 - $437.44 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Course offerings

Winter 2024

Below is one offering of CLRK 1010 for the Winter 2024 term.

CRN 91436

Duration

Sat Jan 06 - Sat Mar 23 (11 weeks)

  • 11 weeks
  • CRN 91436
  • Domestic fees $427.88
    International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 06 - Mar 23 Sat 15:00 - 18:30 Online
Instructor

Baljit Lashar

Course outline

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Domestic fees

$427.88

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
  3. International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  4. This course is delivered synchronously online. No class Feb 17. Attendance to the first class is mandatory, no late registrations. This is not a self-paced course as you will be expected to be available and online on the posted days and times shown on your registration schedule. It is important to have a stable and consistent internet connection to access course content. Textbook is required for first class. Find it at the BCIT bookstore and on the website: www.bcitbookstore.ca/distance. Computer, microphone, and webcam required. Contact Paul Sawyer, Program Head with any questions: paul_sawyer@bcit.ca.
Status

In Progress

This course offering is in progress. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

Spring/Summer 2024

Below is one offering of CLRK 1010 for the Spring/Summer 2024 term.

CRN 68837

Duration

Sat Apr 06 - Sat Jun 22 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 68837
  • Domestic fees $437.44
    International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 06 - Jun 22 Sat 15:00 - 18:30 Online
Instructor

Baljit Lashar

Course outline

View

Domestic fees

$437.44

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
  3. International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  4. This course is delivered synchronously online. Attendance to the first class is mandatory, no late registrations. This is not a self-paced course as you will be expected to be available and online on the posted days and times shown on your registration schedule. It is important to have a stable and consistent internet connection to access course content. No class May 18. Computer, microphone, and webcam required. Contact Paul Sawyer, Program Head with any questions: paul_sawyer@bcit.ca.
Status

Full

This course offering is full. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

Learning Outcomes

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

  • Transcribe a patient's physician's orders.
  • Navigate a hospital system to transcribe orders for the correct department.
  • Identify which departments perform which tests.
  • Transcribe a patient's test appointments or preparations in advance of treatment.
  • Record patient information provided by another department and transcribe instructions.
  • Access a patient's current chart to find information.
  • Access a patient's history.
  • Spell generic and brand-name drugs.
  • Spell medications, medical terminology, and abbreviations by memory and by consulting reference books.
  • Transcribe a variety of medical dictation reports from different departments, including diagnostic radiology, X-Ray, MRI, and medical consultations.
  • Photocopy, fax, and distribute reports.

Effective as of Winter 2023

Related Programs

Transcription (CLRK 1010) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Business + Media

  1. Healthcare Unit Clerk
    Associate Certificate Part-time

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