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OFFC 1020 - Transcription

Office Skills Training Part-time Studies Course

School of Business

Course Details

This course introduces students to the words and phrases of medical practice through an electronic server. Medical terms previously studied will synchronize with those being heard on the electronic server. The course is designed to prepare students at an entry level transcription level. Students are provided with the opportunity to develop skills to transcribe dictated materials in an accurate and complete manner, following the proper documenting formulas used in all areas of the medical field. This course is also designed for medical office personnel wishing to upgrade their medical transcription skills. Prior to taking this course, students should have verbal and written English skills at a BC Grade 12 (67%) level.

Prerequisite(s)

OFFC 1001, OFFC 1002, OFFC 1060 and typing speed of 40 wpm. Initial speed test will be given during first class.

Credits

3.0

Cost

$427.19

Spring/Summer 2018

Below is one offering of this course for the Spring/Summer 2018 term.

CRN 51238

Thu Apr 12 - Thu Jun 28 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 12 - Jun 28 Thu 18:30 - 21:30 BBY SE06 Rm. 103

Instructor

Baljit Lashar

Course Outline

Cost

$427.19

Notes

  1. *** OFFC 1001, OFFC 1002, and OFFC 1060 must be completed before registering into OFFC 1020. *** Attendance to the first class is mandatory, no late registrations. *** Typing speed of 40wpm required, test given first day of class. Failure to meet the 40wpm minimum will result in withdrawal without a full refund. ***Please note that you will need to supply your own headset by the second class. You can purchase the recommended one at the Burnaby campus bookstore: www.bcitbookstore.ca/bcit If you want to use a headset other than the recommended one, bring it to the first class to ensure it will be compatible with our system. No spare headsets are available; not having a suitable headset on the day it is needed, or forgetting to bring yours to any of the subsequent OFFC 1020 classes will be considered a missed class. *** If this section is full, you can SUBSCRIBE to be notified if another section gets scheduled.

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Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, the student will be able to:

  • Transcribe medical dictation in correct format for:
    • Medical Letters
    • Chart Notes
    • History and Physical Reports
    • Discharge Summaries
    • Operative and Pathology Reports
    • Miscellaneous Medical Reports
  • Apply correct transcription rules in the production of various medical documents.
  • Use proper capitalization and punctuation in production of documents.
  • Construct plural and adjective endings of medical terms.
  • Incorporate the correct spelling of English and medical terms and abbreviations presented by the electronic server either by memory or by utilizing a dictionary/reference book.
  • Identify generic and brand name drugs by utilizing the Physician’s Compendium of Pharmaceuticals and Specialties (CPS) as a reference.
  • Demonstrate effective proofreading skills.
  • Attain a net typing speed of 50 wpm

Effective as of Fall 2015

Related Programs

OFFC 1020 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Business

  1. Medical Office Assistant
    Part-time   Associate Certificate

Books & Supplies

The BCIT bookstore carries textbooks, general reference books, software, and stationery. Please visit bcit.ca/bookstore for more information.

Spring/Summer 2018

Books for Spring/Summer 2018 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 - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource (Retail Access Card): Techniques and Procedures
Author Marcy O. Diehl BVE CMA-A CMT AHDI-F
Publisher Elsevier Canada
Copyright 2012
Binding Digital Version
ISBN 978-1-45573-655-3
Price $95.95
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Medical Transcription 7Ed: Techniques And Procedures (Pb 2012)
Author Diehl M.O.
Publisher Elsevier
Copyright 2012
Binding Paperback
ISBN 978-1-43770-439-6
Price $131.95
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Lanier Mp-555 / Spectra Sp-Vc5 Transcription Headset
Price $38.95
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