Students will learn to accurately transcribe discharge summaries of various specialties using industry standard transcription guidelines, medical abbreviations, drug names, medical terminology and reference materials. Medical transcription guidelines are emphasized as well as familiarization with eponyms and homonyms, nouns and adjectives, and singular and plural endings.
This course is part of the full-time Medical Transcriptionist Program.
Course code: MEDC 1215
Length: 40 hours
Course outline: viewhttps://www.vcc.ca/deptUploads/course-outlines/MEDC-1215.pdf
* Fees are approximate and subject to change. Students are required to pay any applicable fee increases. Fees listed are for domestic students. For international programs, visit VCC International.
† This information is intended as a guideline only. Program and course details are subject to change with the approval of VCC's Board of Governors.