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Medical Keyboarding - OEL619
Credits: 3 (Online)
Students need minimum keyboarding skills of 30 net words per minute with 5 or less errors. Students with keyboarding skills less than this need to improve their skills prior to registering for this course. Medical Terminology course can be taken concurrently.
This course is designed to familiarize you 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 will help you increase your knowledge of terms you will encounter on-the-job, and will improve your keyboarding speed and accuracy. A very brief introduction to Medical Transcription is included. This course is a prerequisite for the Beginning Medical Transcription course.
Software: See Note.
A fee for course software for timings (Windows compatible) and the manual will be required when the instructor gives the link to access the required manual and software for the course.It will be an added cost for the student directly. It is approximately $75. MAC users will be provided information on the method required to do timed writings.
January 14, 2020 - April 21, 2020
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