NWCCD 2008-09 Catalog 
    Mar 20, 2023  
NWCCD 2008-09 Catalog [This is an Archived Catalog.]

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BOTK* 2600 - Medical Transcription

This course incorporates skills in information processing, medical terminology, and machine transcription in order to produce medical reports for health care facilities. The main objective is to provide the students with knowledge of the content and formats of medical documents and reports typically dictated in physicians’ offices, hospital clinics, and hospital ancillary and support facilities. Students will need to master language skills–grammar, punctuation, capitalization, spelling, formatting–and to apply the techniques of decision-making, as well as “common sense” during this transcription process.

Prerequisites: Complete CMAP*1501-Keyboarding/Word Processing and CMAP*1680- Micro-computer Applications and BIOL*1050-Medical terminology OR Instructor Consent.

Credits: (3.00 cr.)

Lecture/Lab Hours
(1 lect, 4 lab hrs/week)

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