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OFFC 1008 - Medical Documentation

Office Skills Training Part-time Studies Course

School of Business + Media

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Course Details

​This course teaches you how to create professional medical documents. There is an emphasis on letter formatting and accuracy. You will be introduced to ergonomics, transcribing rules, and medical abbreviations in preparation for medical transcription.

Credits

1.5

Cost

$301.12

Fall 2020

Below is one offering of this course for the Fall 2020 term.

CRN 45364

Mon Sep 14 - Mon Oct 26 6 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 14 - Oct 26 Mon 18:30 - 21:30 BBY Online Delivery

Instructor

Baljit Lashar

Course Outline

Cost

$301.12

Notes

  1. * Minimum typing speed of 30wpm recommended for this class. * Attendance to the first class is mandatory, no late registrations. * No class October 12th. * If this section is full, you can add your contact information to the School of Business Waitlist: https://sobptswaitlist.bcitsitecentre.ca
  2. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

This course offering is in progress. Please check back next term, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

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Learning Outcomes

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

  • Produce medical documents using proper formatting techniques.
  • Produce medical documents by correctly applying transcription rules.
  • Distinguish between words that sound similar but are grammatically different in meaning and use.
  • Differentiate between full block and modified block.
  • State when a number should be a figure, in spelled-out form, or as a Roman numeral.
  • Produce professional-looking documents, letters, and emails that are respectful to the recipients and contain proper paragraphs, proper sentence structure, correctly-spelled words and abbreviations, and correct grammar.
  • Produce documents, letters, and emails that are styled appropriately for different audiences, such as managers, co-workers, physicians, patients, and businesses.

Effective as of Fall 2018

Related Programs

OFFC 1008 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Business + Media

  1. Medical Office Assistant
    Part-time   Associate Certificate

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Fall 2020

Books for Fall 2020 offerings of this course are available in the following BCIT online bookstores. Please choose the bookstore appropriate for the offering you are considering.

BCIT Burnaby Bookstore

If you are taking this course, but are not taking it through either Distance Education or Online Learning, nor at the BCIT Downtown Campus (DTC), please purchase books for this course at the BCIT Burnaby Bookstore.

Medical Transcription
Author Diehl
Publisher Elsevier
Copyright 2012
Binding Paperback
ISBN 978-1-43770-439-6
Price $131.95
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Medical Transcription (Digital Access Card) Vitalsource Ebook
Author Diehl
Copyright 2012
Binding Digital Version
ISBN 978-1-45573-655-3
Price $95.95
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