• Medical Transcription Styles and Practices OP 9035

    Online OntarioLearn

    OntarioLearn description: 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 set by the American Association for Medical Transcription (AAMT) and presented in the AAMT Book of Style. The course introduces information not encountered outside of healthcare documentation. The CD-ROM that accompanies the workbook includes “clips” of dictation that briefly introduce the student to dictation, and allow for practice in applying the standards.

    Note(s)

    Course Delivery Method:

    This is an online course delivered via OntarioLearn. Make sure you are familiar with the basic technology requirements for OntarioLearn online courses. Teacher support (via email) and technical support (via phone) will be available for this course.

    Course Essentials:

    You will be required to have a sound card.

    Prerequisite(s)

    You must have strong word processing skills and computer knowledge, and you must have completed OP 9024 Medical Keyboarding and SCI 9006 Medical Terminology and COMM 9133 Writing Grammatically. (Approved equivalents are also acceptable.) You may complete this course at the same time as OP 9026 Medical Transcription Fundamentals.

    Contact Information

    Some courses require you to purchase a textbook. The cost of the textbook is not included in the course fee unless otherwise indicated. If there is a textbook assigned for this course, it will be listed on the bookstore website.