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.
*No classes April 22 and May 20. *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.
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
OFFC 1008 is offered as a part of the following programs:
Books for Spring/Summer 2019 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.
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Medical Transcription (Digital Access Card) Vitalsource Ebook
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