HI150: Medical Transcription I - 4 Hours
Prerequisites: BIO110, BIO120, HI100
This course incorporates transcription theory and practical hands-on transcription techniques utilizing weekly practice transcription exercises. Students will learn how to format documents utilizing computer-generated templates, as well as edit and proofread transcribed reports. Information presented in this course is based on the official guidelines of the Association for Healthcare Documentation Integrity (AHDI, formerly American Association for Medical Transcriptionists). Professionalism, legal, and ethical issues related to medical transcription are introduced. Transcription theory includes a systems approach to medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, pathophysiology, surgery, laboratory, radiology, and pharmacology.