Beginning Medical Transcription

Code: OLRN1047

Course description

This is a beginning medical transcription course designed to provide students with a working knowledge of transcription of medical reports. Transcription is taking the spoken word and turning it into a written document. Case studies are provided so that the student will gain knowledge in the transcribing of various medical reports. Medical reports will be transcribed from ten individual case studies, each of which concerns an inpatient with a specific medical problem. There are between four and eight reports within each case study. Students will be involved in the care of the patient from the date of admission through the date of discharge.

Course details

Hours: 42
Credits: 3
Corequisites: None

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Start Date
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Start Date: Jan. 15, 2019
Day/Time:
Delivery: Online
Campus: Online
Cost: $432.06
 
End date: Apr. 23, 2019
Hours: 42
Credits: 3
Corequisites: None
Equivalent to: None

Additional information: This course is offered through OntarioLearn. Find out more about OntarioLearn courses and booking your exams.

Textbooks can be purchased from www.textnet.ca. No substitutions unless otherwise stated.

Required textbook(s):

Textbook title: Healthcare Documentation and Medical Transcription Author: Patricia A. Ireland and Carolyn Stein Publisher: Thomson/Delmar Learning Edition: 8th ISBN: 9781305583795

Textbook title: Book of Style for Medical Transcription Author: Sims Publisher: Association for Healthcare Documentation Edition: 3rd ISBN: 9780935229585

Host college: LO

Not all courses are offered each term. Winter 2019 registration opens November 5, 2018. Spring 2019 registration opens February 4, 2019.