Medical Keyboarding (ODE)

Medical Keyboarding (ODE)

OFAD 1012

This course is designed to familiarize the user with beginning medical keyboarding, advanced keyboarding, medical language, grammatical and office skills. It includes case histories, a variety of medical reports, technical terminology and timed writings. These exercises help increase knowledge of terms encountered on the job, and improves keyboarding speed and accuracy. A very brief introduction to Medical Transcription is included. This course is a prerequisite for the Beginning Medical Transcription course. Note: 30 net words per minute with 5 or fewer errors required prequisite; students who do not meet the prerequisite 30 nwpm on the initial typing Preliminary Assessment will be asked to withdraw from the course.

Credits

3

Course Hours

42

Prerequisites

Post Secondary level OFAD 1011 Medical Terminology 1 (ODE) Minimum Grade of 50

Students registering for credit courses for the first time must declare a program at the point of registration. Declaring a program does not necessarily mean students must complete a program, individual courses may be taken for skill improvement and upgrading.

Contact ol@georgiancollege.ca or call 705.728.1968, ext 1672 or 5116 for more information.

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