ERIC Number: ED097569
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1973
Reference Count: N/A
Medical Dictation and Transcription; Business Education: 7707.43.
Hoffman, Carol S.
The course prepares the business education student for the duties and ethics of the medical secretary and involves intensive practice with a high degree of speed and accuracy in taking dictation and transcribing materials related to the medical profession. Included are skills in spelling, pronouncing, and defining the most-used medical terms and the preparation of a variety of medical forms. Skill in advanced dictation and transcription is required as a prerequisite to entry into the course. Course content includes equipment and supplies, skill building, production of medical business forms, letters, and medical reports, duties, and ethics of a medical secretary. Included in the course description are suggested procedures, strategies, learning activities, evaluative instruments, student and teacher resource materials, and an appendix with sample study sheets and test items. (MW)
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Business Education, Business Skills, Course Content, Course Descriptions, Curriculum Guides, Health Occupations, Medical Vocabulary, Office Occupations Education, Performance Criteria, Postsecondary Education, Secondary Education, Secretaries, Shorthand, Skill Development, Vocational Education
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Dade County Public Schools, Miami, FL.