Medical Transcription – Advanced

14 weeks Course

Overview

This course is designed for ttranscriptionist wishing to perfect their skills in medical transcription and terminology. the main purpose of the course is to develop and refine transcription skills to a competitive level by using the learning activities included in the textbook.

You may enroll in a Continuing Education course at Canadore College if you are 19 years of age or older or if you have earned an Ontario Secondary School Diploma/Ontario Secondary School Graduation Diploma or equivalent.

Important prerequisite details:

MUST HAVE successfully completed: Beginning Medical Transcription LO-HLTH8130 (with all its prerequisites: Medical Terminology (LO-HLTH8007), Medical Keyboarding (LO-HLTH8132)=(LA-CSCM4333), Communications: Grammar and Writing(LO-COMM8010) = CM-ENG1500 OR AL-ENL0011), Transcription Styles & Practices (LO-HLTH8153), Transcription Fundamentals (LO-HLTH8154) ).

Software requirements:

Windows Operating System. Must have audio capabilities (speakers or ear phones). The Word Processing will be MS Word. Transcription playback software will be a free download from the Internet (Traditional equipment will be simulated). Students may choose to purchase a foot pedal from the software download site (optional). Note that MAC users will need to purchase a Microsoft Word compatibility program installed (about $100 at Staples)


Most college level courses require textbooks; textbooks are not included in the course fees. It is the student’s responsibility to purchase any required textbooks.

Textbooks are available at the Campus Shop for in class, Contact North, and iLearn/D2L courses. The Campus Shop does not carry most OntarioLearn textbooks. OntarioLearn textbooks can be purchased at www.textnet.ca.

Learning outcomes represent culminating demonstrations of learning and achievement. In addition, learning outcomes are interrelated and cannot be viewed in isolation of one another. As such, they should be viewed as a comprehensive whole. They describe performances that demonstrate that significant integrated learning by graduates of the program has been achieved.