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 Course Title:   Medical Forms

 Title Abbreviation:   MEDICAL FORMS

 Department:    AHE

 Course #:    111

 Credits:    2

 Variable:     No

 IUs:    2.5

 CIP:    510801

 EPC:    381

 REV:    2014


 Course Description  

Review of basic English, letter forms and grammar. Preparation and production of chart notes, letters, surgery records, and other pertinent documents from information recorded on a transcriber. Computer preparation of medical forms for a patient's medical records, i.e. surgical reports, medical history, and physical examination forms.

 Prerequisite  

Prerequisite: Minimum 40 wpm typing speed.

Additional Course Details

Contact Hours (based on 11 week quarter)

Lecture: 11

Lab: 22

Other: 0

Systems: 0

Clinical: 0


Intent: Distribution Requirement(s) Status:  

Vocational Preparatory Required for certificate, Elective  

Equivalencies At Other Institutions

Other Institution Equivalencies Table
Institution Course # Remarks
N/A

Learning Outcomes

After completing this course, the student will be able to:

  1. Recognize the various formats used for preparation of medical reports.
  2. Explain the differences in the preparation of medical reports vs. an autopsy protocol.
  3. Transcribe various medical reports using the assigned format.
  4. Increase keyboarding speed.

General Education Learning Values & Outcomes

Revised August 2008 and affects outlines for 2008 year 1 and later.

0. Application and Integration

Definition: Applying information from one or more disciplines and/or field experiences in new contexts (Outcome 0.1); developing integrated approaches or responses to personal, academic, professional, and social issues (Outcomes 0.2-0.5).

Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
0.2 Identify the strengths and limitations of different fields of study.

1. Information Literacy

Definition: Recognizing when information is needed and have the ability to locate, evaluate, and use effectively the needed information.

Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
1.1 Determine the extent of information needed.
1.2 Access the needed information effectively, efficiently, ethically, and legally.

2. Critical Thinking

Definition: The ability to think critically about the nature of knowledge within a discipline and about the ways in which that knowledge is constructed and validated and to be sensitive to the ways these processes often vary among disciplines.

Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
2.1 Identify and express concepts, terms, and facts related to a specific discipline.

10. Technology

Definition: Understanding the role of technology in society and using technology appropriately and effectively.

Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
10.3 Use technology appropriate to the context and task to effectively retrieve and manage information, solve problems, and facilitate communication.

Course Contents

  1. Preparation of medical reports.
    • Review of basic English grammar and letter formats
  2. Formatting medical reports.
  3. Increasing keyboard speed and accuracy.