2017-2018 Catalog

HIMS 1210 Medical Office Communications

4.5 - 0.0 - 4.5


(1) HIMS 1130 - must be completed prior to taking this course.

Course Description

This course provides basic information and guidelines for style, grammar, and specific medical transcription mechanics. Topics include career role and responsibilities in medical office management and medical transcription, transcription tools and guidelines, medical records and reports, and correspondence and business documents. It emphasizes punctuation and capitalization; numbers, figures, dosages, and medical abbreviations; editing, proofreading, and quality assurance; utilization of reference materials; and word forms.