BOC 2263 - Medical Transcription I

This course teaches students the medical transcription techniques, technologies, and editing skills needed to work in the medical transcription profession. The main objective is to provide students with knowledge of the content and formats of medical reports typically dictated in clinics, hospitals, and hospital ancillary and support facilities. Progressive transcription skill-building is achieved through medical specialty-based patient studies. PREREQUISITE: BOC 1201 Beginning Keyboarding or BOC 1202 Intermediate Keyboarding and completion or concurrent enrollment in LSC 2264 Anatomy for Medical Secretaries or LSC 2111 Human Anatomy & Physiology I. One or more field trips should be made to a medical transcription facility, such as the medical records department of a hospital or the transcribing section of a doctor's office or clinic.

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