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OFFC 1008 - Medical Documentation

Office Skills Training Part-time Studies Course

School of Business

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

$289.17

Fall 2019

Below is one offering of this course for the Fall 2019 term.

CRN 45364

Mon Sep 09 - Mon Oct 21 6 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 09 - Oct 21 Mon 18:30 - 21:30 BBY SE06 Rm. 103

Instructor

Baljit Lashar

Course Outline

Cost

$289.17

Notes

  1. * No class October 14th. * Minimum typing speed of 30wpm recommended for this class. * Attendance to the first class is mandatory, no late registrations. * If this section is full, you can SUBSCRIBE to be notified if another section gets scheduled.

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

  1. Medical Office Assistant
    Part-time   Associate Certificate

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