Certificate Course Description: HIM 0035

HIM 0035 Medical Transcription I
Prerequisite: must keyboard at rate of 45 wpm and satisfactory score on placement test. Corequisite: HCP 0605. This course is designed to introduce students to transcription of physician dictated medical documents, health care records, and other types of medical dictation. Students will transcribe basic medical dictation, incorporating English usage and machine transcription skills, medical terminology, knowledge, keyboarding skills, and proofreading and editing skills, and will meet progressively demanding accuracy and productivity standards. Students will transcribe "real" dictation from a variety of medical specialties on computers using WordPerfect.