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MO 140 Medical Transcription I (5)

Beginning level of a sequential course teaching theory and practical skills in medical transcription with increasing depth and breadth of specialties covered. Using word processing software, students will transcribe and produce a variety of medical documents from actual physician dictation and handwritten notes. Review of selected terminology, as well as instruction in proper format, professional organization style guidelines, use of reference, as well as electronic medical records is also provided.

Prerequisite: ENGL& 101, HIM 130, and CU 105 (may be taken concurrently), typing speed of 45 wpm (or word processing skills) or instructor permission.