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Medical Transcription Styles & Practices

TRAN 3584

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 presented in the AHDI Book of Style & Standards for Clinical Documentation. The course introduces information not encountered outside of healthcare documentation. Via the AHDI Book of Style & Standards for Clinical Documentation Workbook, students have access to online voice recording samples to provide an opportunity to practice transcribing medical dictation and applying the standards outlined in the textbook.


Due to specialized theory and skills, students can expect to spend a minimum of 10 hours per week on this course.
It is necessary to have word processing skills and computer knowledge.

Students are to purchase the required textbook from the Loyalist College bookstore at quoting course code LO-HLTH8153. There are no textbook substitutions.

Software Requirements: Windows XP/7/10; Sound required.


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10252May 14, 2024 to August 20, 202412:00 am - 12:01 am42Semester Intake Online$367.73CLOSEDNotify Me