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.
*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 add your contact information to the waitlist.
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:
If you have a comment or question about this course, please complete and submit the form below.
Interested in being notified about future offerings of OFFC 1008 - Medical Documentation?
If so, fill out the information below and we'll notify you by email when courses for each new term are displayed here.