Medical Transcription Fundamentals OP 9026


OntarioLearn description: This course will enhance the learning achieved in previous and prerequisite courses for medical transcription that students need to enter the field with confidence. Students will experience a practical and effective approach, with follow-up questions in each chapter to promote class discussion and exercises designed to reinforce concepts and procedures. Students will have a conceptual and practical understanding of general medical terms and various medical specialties in a way that is easy to remember. Detailed transcription tips throughout the course will offer useful information and hints, and there is a CD-ROM that includes 10 hours of actual dictation, sample reports, and other data needed to prepare the documents discussed in the text.


Course Delivery Method:

This is an OntarioLearn online course delivered via the OntarioLearn Portal. Teacher support will be available via email, and technical support will be available via phone.

Course Essentials:

You must have a Windows operating system, speakers or headphones for sound, and Express Scribe software (which can be downloaded for free).


You must have word processing and computer knowledge and you must have completed SCI 9006 Medical Terminology (Online) and COMM 9133 Writing Grammatically (Online). You must also have completed OP 9035 Medical Transcription Styles and Practices (Online) or take it concurrently with this course. (Approved equivalents are also acceptable.)

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Course Sections

Delivery Method: Self-directed Online
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