HIT 107 - Medical Transcription and Correspondence
Introductory course emphasizing the fundamentals of medical transcription. Orientation to equipment and software including authentic physician dictation organized by medical specialty. Transcription of various medical reports including chart notes, letters, history and physicals, consultation reports, and discharge summaries, while building typing speed and accuracy. Review of medical terminology related to the medical specialities.
Prior or Concurrent: HIT 106 Medical Terminology, MDA 104 Keyboarding and Medical Word Processing, BIT 100 Keyboarding
2 Class Hours, 2 Laboratory Hours
Learning Outcomes of the Course:
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
1. Produce an error-free transcribed letter, consultation, chart note, history and physical report, and discharge summary dictated by a variety of physicians.
2. Edit the transcript to correct obvious grammatical and punctuation errors, while identifying medical transcription inconsistencies.
3. Develop keyboarding skills and an increased knowledge of medical terminolgy, confidentiality, and professionalism.
4. Demonstrate the ability to utilize references and resources efficiently.
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