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OFFC 1048 - Medical Transcription Skills

Office Skills Training Part-time Studies Course

School of Business

Course Details

‚ÄčThis course introduces you to the words and phrases of medical practice with the assistance of a software program. Medical terms that you previously studied will relate to those heard with the software. Through this course, you will develop entry-level transcription skills for transcribing dictated materials in an accurate and complete manner, following the proper documenting requirements used in areas of the medical field. This course is also designed for medical office personnel wishing to upgrade their medical transcription skills.


OFFC 1001 and (OFFC 1002 or OFFC 2001) and (OFFC 1008 or OFFC 1060)





Winter 2020

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

CRN 86262

Thu Jan 09 - Thu Mar 05 8 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 09 - Mar 05 Thu 18:30 - 21:30 BBY SE06 Rm. 103



Course Outline




  1. * Permission required to register for this course IF the prerequisites have not been completed. Contact the Program Assistant WITH YOUR STUDENT 604-451-7198 *Minimum typing speed of 35wpm 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. ***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: **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 1048 classes will be considered a missed class.

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