This course teaches the production of medical documents with emphasis on letter formatting, speed and accuracy drills and five-minute timings. Included is an introduction to ergonomics, transcribing rules and medical abbreviations in preparation for medical transcription.
Typing speed of 35 wpm or better. Students will be tested the first night of class.
*** Typing speed of 35wpm required (test given first night of class). *** Failure to meet the typing speed requirement will result in withdrawal without a full refund. *** Attendance to the first class is mandatory, no late registrations permitted. *** If this section is full, you can SUBSCRIBE to be notified if another section gets scheduled.
This section is only available for registration starting Wed, Feb 21 at 9:00 am (PST)
Upon successful completion, the student will be able to:
Produce medical letters using proper formatting techniques
Employ basic ergonomic practices for work-related stress and fatigue
Utilize transcription rules correctly in the production of various medical documents
Identify words that sound similar but are grammatically different in meaning and use
Apply abbreviations properly in the production of various medical documents
Increase typing speed through weekly speed and accuracy drills and five-minute timings
Effective as of Fall 2012
OFFC 1060 is offered as a part of the following programs:
No information on books is currently available for Spring/Summer 2018 offerings of this course.
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