Medical Transcription Styles and Practices

Code: OLRN1053

Course description

Learn concepts and standards of style and format of medical reports and basic grammar rules in medical documentation. Prepare for medical transcription by applying industry standards, as set by the American Association for Medical Transcription and presented in the AAMT Book of Style. The course introduces information not encountered outside of healthcare documentation. The CD ROM that accompanies the workbook includes “clips” of dictation that briefly introduce the student to dictation, and allow for practice in applying the standards.

Course details

Hours: 42
Credits: 3
Prerequisites: OLRN1042 OLRN1582 OLRN1641
Corequisites: None

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Registration dates

Winter 2021 registration opens November 2, 2020. Spring 2021 registration opens February 1, 2021.