This course introduces the student to medical transcription and builds on previously acquired general transcription and keyboarding skills. The student will apply the basic medical knowledge learned in Medical Terminology 1 and concurrently in Medical Terminology 2 in the completion of various medical documents and records. As a transcriptionist, you are charged with the responsibility of assuring that the physician's words are recorded promptly and accurately. Accuracy, editing skills and reading/writing for understanding and meaning will be emphasized throughout the course. Advanced technology such as voice recognition systems, electronic patient records and electronic signatures directly affect the transcriptionist's role. The importance of professional ethics, privacy and confidentiality will be highlighted throughout the course.
Take ADMN-1042 (Medical Terminology 1) ADMN-1014 (Administrative Documentation 1)