AH 223 - Medical Transcription II
3 Semester Hour Credits
Course Description: Medical Transcription II is a continuation of the skills taught in Medical Transcription I. This course will emphasize accuracy as well as continued application of medical terminology, medical disorders, human structure and function, pharmacology, English and grammar skills, and AHDI rules of style. Course fee required.
Schedule: Fall, spring, and summer. This course is offered in eight-week sessions, three times during the year.
Delivery Method: Online. Students are not expected to come to the campus at any time.
Prerequisite Courses: AH 222
Instructor: Melissa Coleman
Contact Information: Faculty Directory
Textbook: Book Information through the DCB Bookstore. There is an additional course fee of $55 for this course.
Other Materials: Other materials required if not previously purchased in Medical Transcription I:
- Stedman's or Dorland's Medical dictionary
- Pharmaceutical drug reference (Drake and Drake or Quick Look Drug Book)
- USB foot pedal
- Use industry concepts and practices to transcribing medical documents typically found in a medical setting using a CD-Rom, foot pedal, and a computer.
- Understand and demonstrate the importance of proofreading a document.
- Apply knowledge from anatomy, medical disorders, pharmacology, medical terminology, English grammar, spelling, and transcription rules of style to produce a high quality document.
- Utilize AAMT fundamentals, perspectives, and style of medical transcription.
- The student will be expected to complete all assignments.
- All chapter assignments will be completed in the order they are presented.
- Quizzes are open note, open book.
- A final exam will be completed at the conclusion of 10 chapters
- A letter grade will be awarded upon the completion of the course.
Exams - Policies & Procedures:
- There are assignments and quizzes for which a grade will be calculated.
- There is no time limit for the final assignments and quizzes.
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