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OFFT 2041 - Healthcare Documentation Fundamentals

Credits: 3
Hours/Week: Lecture 3Lab None
Course Description: This course introduces transcription and editing of basic healthcare documentation. It incorporates skills in English language, technology, medical knowledge, proofreading, editing, and research.
MnTC Goals
None

Prerequisite(s): Assessment score placement in RDNG 1000  or completion of RDNG 0900  or RDNG 0950  with a grade of C or higher. CAPL 1010  and OFFT 2010  with a grade of C or higher, concurrent enrollment, or instructor consent.
Corequisite(s): None
Recommendation: None

Major Content
  1. Body system terminology
  2. Document formatting
  3. English spelling and grammar
  4. Equipment operation
  5. Professional transcription organizations code of ethics
  6. Reference material use
  7. Organization¿s code of ethics

Learning Outcomes
At the end of this course students will be able to:

  1. Transcribe commonly dictated reports from a variety of medical specialties.
  2. Incorporate medical terminology into medical documents using a body system approach.
  3. Demonstrate use of language skills and medical knowledge to edit, revise, and clarify while transcribing dictation, without altering the meaning of the dictation or changing the author¿s style.
  4. Operate transcription equipment.
  5. Recognize situations requiring assistance from supervisor, coworker, or originator in order to understand dictation and transcribe reports.
  6. Demonstrate use of medical references.
  7. Describe professional code of ethics.
  8. edit speech-recognized medical reports.
  9. identify situations requiring assistance from supervisor, coworker, or originator in order to understand dictation and transcribe reports.


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