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OFFC 1060 - Medical Documentation

Office Skills Training Part-time Studies Course

School of Business

Course Details

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.

Prerequisite(s)

Typing speed of 35 wpm or better. Students will be tested the first night of class.

Credits

1.5

Cost

$252.29

Spring/Summer 2018

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

CRN 23574

Mon Apr 09 - Mon May 14 6 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 09 - May 14 Mon 18:30 - 21:30 BBY SE06 Rm. 103

Instructor

Baljit Lashar

Course Outline

Cost

$252.29

Notes

  1. *** 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)

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Learning Outcomes

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

Related Programs

OFFC 1060 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Business

  1. Medical Office Assistant
    Part-time   Associate Certificate

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