OST1611 Medical Transcription I
There are no corequisites for this course.
||This course is a continuation of Medical Transcription I.
- Stedman. Stedman's Abbreviations, Acronyms & Symbols, 4th ed., Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2008. ISBN: 0781772613
|Program Learning Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will:
- have improved his/her ability to transcribe authentic dictation
from physicians representing the most common medical specialties.
- demonstrate appropriate use of punctuation, capitalization,
abbreviations, and numbers in medical documents.
|Course Learning Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able
I. Demonstrate appropriate use of transcription equipment.
II. Transcribe medical reports from the following:
|Methods of Evaluation:
||Evaluation of student progress towards achieving the stated learning
outcomes and performance objectives is the responsibility of the
instructor, within the polices of the college and the department.
Detailed explanation is included in the expanded syllabus developed
by the instructor for each section being taught.
GRADING: Daily work 50%
GRADING SCALE: A 95 - 100
B+ 90 - 94
B 85 - 89
C+ 80 - 84
C 70 - 79
D 65 - 69
F Below 65
ATTENDANCE POLICY: Attendance is mandatory. More than three
absences may result in withdrawal from the course as outlined within
the policies of the college and the department. Tardiness is very
disruptive to the class and is strongly discouraged. Three times
tardy or "leaving early" is equal to one absence. Following three
absences there will be no makeup work accepted or makeup test given.
ELECTRONIC DEVICE POLICY: All cell phones and beepers must be
turned off during class! No floppy disks or flash drives will be
allowed to be attached to computers during tests.
MISSED ASSIGNMENTS: The student is responsible for speaking with
the instructor and/or another student to find out about missed
assignments. Makeup work will be allowed at the discretion of the
instructor, and absolutely, no more than one makeup test will be
given. All work must be made up within one week of the date of
CLASS DISRUPTIONS: It is disruptive to students and hinders
learning when two or more students talk among themselves in class
when inappropriate, therefore
. students should not talk among themselves when instructor or
classmate is speaking.
. any student disrupting the class will be asked to leave the
classroom. Repeated violations will result in withdrawal from
THE STUDENT MUST MAKE A "C" OR BETTER TO SUCCESSFULLY COMPLET THIS
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Pirate Mail is the official method of communication, and students
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where companion software is used for a particular class, emails may
be exchanged between instructor and student using the companion
|| It is the intention of the instructor to accomplish the objectives specified in the course syllabus. However, circumstances may arise which prohibit the fulfilling of this endeavor. Therefore, this syllabus is subject to change. When possible, students will be notified of any change in advance of its occurrence.
|Student Email Accounts
||Pensacola State College provides an institutional email account to all credit students. Pirate Mail is the official method of communication, and students must use Pirate Mail when communicating with the College. In cases where companion software is used for a particular class, emails may be exchanged between instructor and student using the companion software.
|| For students with a disability that falls under the Americans with Disability Act or Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, it is the responsibility of the student to notify Student Resource Center for ADA Services to discuss any special needs or equipment necessary to accomplish the requirements for this course. Upon completion of registration with the Student Resource Center for ADA Services office, specific arrangements can be discussed with the instructor.