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Catalog/Handbook 2013-14 
Catalog/Handbook 2013-14 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

OST 2612C - Medical Transcription II

2 hours Lecture, 1 hour Lab, 3 credits
Lower-Division College Credit
Prerequisites: OST 1611C
Corequisites: OST 2613C
AA Elective: No
This course provides a continuation of OST 1611C Medical Transcription I. Students continue transcribing, proofreading, and editing healthcare documents with intermediate-level dictation. Students transcribe information from cardiovascular, thoracic, gastrointestinal, and other specialties with a focus on surgical dictation. Students apply terminology, including eponyms and surgical equipment, with an emphasis on anatomical terms and descriptions. Structure and formatting is discussed in relation to operative reports. Students to meet increasingly difficult standards of speed and accuracy while following the style, grammar, punctuation, and editing guidelines of the Association for Healthcare Documentation Integrity Book of Style. The human disease process is explored including signs, symptoms, medications, diagnostic and laboratory testing techniques, and appropriate protocols and treatments of common diseases related to each body system.


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