This 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.
* Permission required to register for this course IF the prerequisites have not been completed. Contact the Program Assistant WITH YOUR STUDENT NUMBER:aShine@bcit.ca 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: 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 1048 classes will be considered a missed class.