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Course # Courses Length (Hours) Distance Status
OLRN1052 Advanced Medical Transcription

Description: This course is designed for transcriptionist wishing to perfect their skills in medical transcription and terminology. The main purpose of the course is to develop and refine transcription skills to a competitive level by using the learning activities included in the textbook.
Hours: 42
Credits: 3
Pre-Requisites: OLRN1047
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ADMN2180 Advanced Medical Transcription and Editing

Description: This course is designed for students who have experience in medical transcription and who want to advance their transcribing, proofing and editing competencies required for creation of chartable medical documentation. Students will transcribe from audio files and edit audio and voice-recognition generated reports. A strong emphasis is placed on development of intuitive skills required to efficiently and accurately produce error-free, chart-ready medical documents for a variety of medical specialties. Students will further develop their speed, medical terminology vocabulary, English language and grammar skills.
Hours: 56
Credits: 4
Pre-Requisites: ADMN2010 or ADMN2110
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56   Details
OLRN1047 Beginning Medical Transcription

Description: This is a beginning medical transcription course designed to provide students with a working knowledge of transcription of medical reports. Transcription is taking the spoken word and turning it into a written document. Case studies are provided so that the student will gain knowledge in the transcribing of various medical reports. Medical reports will be transcribed from ten individual case studies, each of which concerns an inpatient with a specific medical problem. There are between four and eight reports within each case study. Students will be involved in the care of the patient from the date of admission through the date of discharge.
Hours: 42
Credits: 3
Pre-Requisites: OLRN1049, OLRN1053, OLRN1582, OLRN1641, COMM1770 or OLRN1042
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ADMN1070 Communication in Health Care

Description: The focus of the course is to develop communication skills that can be applied in a variety of health care situations and settings. Students will apply communication techniques to cultivate interpersonal communication with both clients and co-workers. Topics will include an analysis of how culture, disability, stress, aggression, substance abuse, depression and grief affect communication. Students will develop their ability to relate and communicate with children and adults in various stages of the lifecycle through the exploration of developmental behavioural and personality theories.
Hours: 42
Credits: 3
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OLRN1105 Dental Terminology

Description: Develop sound knowledge of dental terms, with an emphasis on anatomy, disease terms, and instrumentation. Terminology specific to infection control, pain management, tooth restorations, prosthodontics, endodontics, periodontics, pedodontics, and malocclusion is included.
Hours: 36
Credits: 3
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36 Yes Details
OLRN1169 Essentials in Health Records Management

Description: Designed to study the record keeping practices in the hospital and physician's office. Emphasis is placed on hospital and medical staff organization, patient record content, procedures in filing, numbering and retention of patient records, qualitative analysis, release of information, forms control and design, indexes and registers, reimbursements, regulatory and accrediting agencies, and alternate health care delivery systems.
Hours: 36
Credits: 3
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ADMN1117 Keyboarding Proficiency I

Description: This course is to develop the student's ability to apply “touch typing” techniques and to build keyboarding speed and accuracy. Upon completion of the course, students must demonstrate the ability to touch type at a minimum speed of 45 net words per minute on two 5-minute timed writing tests with a maximum of 5 uncorrected errors.
Hours: 14
Credits: 1
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OLRN1630 Medical Conditions for Medical Office Professionals

Description: This course introduces the student to important concepts related to human diseases. The most common diseases and disorders of each body system are presented along with a review of the anatomy and physiology pertinent to the content. Additionally, the effects of aging on the system and the relationship of aging to disease are presented. This course is open to people currently employed in health related areas or to those who hope to do so in the future.
Hours: 45
Credits: 3
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45 Yes Details
OLRN1582 Medical Keyboarding

Description: This is NOT a learn to type course. This course is designed to familiarize the user with beginning medical keyboarding, advanced keyboarding, medical language, grammatical and office skills. It includes case histories, a variety of medical reports, technical terminology and timed writings. These exercises will help the learner increase their knowledge of terms they will encounter on-the-job, and will improve their keyboarding speed and accuracy. A very brief introduction to Medical Transcription is included. This course is a prerequisite for the Beginning Medical Transcription course.
Hours: 42
Credits: 3
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42 Yes Details
OLRN1263 Medical Office Procedures

Description: Medical office procedures will cover administrative and clerical functions including patient reception, scheduling appointments appropriate to patient needs, telephone procedures, medical records management and charting of progress notes, verbal and non verbal communications with patients, computerization and the medical office, financial records, personal conduct, medical ethics and law. The Canada Health Act will be introduced as well as OHIP and the principles of OHIP medical billing.
Hours: 45
Credits: 3
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45 Yes Details
OLRN1643 Medical OHIP Billing

Description: This course is designed to provide the student with the basic principles of efficient Health Claim Billing in Ontario. The student will learn how to use the Schedule of Benefits and Preambles of the Ministry of Health, as well as be introduced to computerized billing. Students require good typing skills and some computer knowledge.
Hours: 42
Credits: 3
Pre-Requisites: OLRN1640 or OLRN1641
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42 Yes Details
OLRN1641 Medical Terminology

Description: Develop the language required to communicate effectively in a medical setting. Medical terminology, word structure as well as diagnostic procedures and pharmacology related to twelve body systems will be studied.
Hours: 42
Credits: 3
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OLRN1955 Medical Terminology - Level 2 (Pronunciation)

Description: This course has been designed for medical office professionals to concentrate on the pronunciation and verbalization of medical terminology that was learned in the first level of Medical Terminology. Students will listen to audio files to learn the pronunciation of medical terms involving all body systems. Assessment of the student's ability to pronounce medical terms will be done through audio files recorded by the student and submitted for evaluation. Required: speakers, microphone and excellent spoken English
Hours: 36
Credits: 3
Pre-Requisites: OLRN1641
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36 Yes Details
OLRN1049 Medical Transcription Fundamentals

Description: This course will enhance the learning achieved in previous and prerequisite courses for medical transcription that students need to enter the field with confidence. Students will experience a practical and effective approach, with follow-up questions in each chapter to promote class discussion and exercises designed to reinforce concepts and procedures. Students will have a conceptual and practical understanding of general medical terms and various medical specialties in a way that is easy to remember. Detailed transcription tips throughout the course will offer useful information and hints, and there is a CD-ROM that includes 10 hours of actual dictation, sample reports, and other data needed to prepare the documents discussed in the text.
Hours: 42
Credits: 3
Pre-Requisites: ADMN1117 or OLRN1582, ADMN1045 or OLRN1641, ADMN1100 or OLRN1053
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OLRN1053 Medical Transcription Styles and Practices

Description: Learn concepts and standards of style and format of medical reports and basic grammar rules in medical documentation. Prepare for medical transcription by applying industry standards, as set by the American Association for Medical Transcription and presented in the AAMT Book of Style. The course introduces information not encountered outside of healthcare documentation. The CD ROM that accompanies the workbook includes “clips” of dictation that briefly introduce the student to dictation, and allow for practice in applying the standards.
Hours: 42
Credits: 3
Pre-Requisites: OLRN1052, OLRN1641
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OLRN1700 Pharmacology for Medical Office Professionals

Description: Course will assist in developing an understanding of how drugs work, drug classifications, methods of administration and the major drug groups affecting the various body systems. This course is open to people currently employed or aspiring to employment in health related areas.
Hours: 45
Credits: 3
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45 Yes Details
COMP1355 Presentation Software

Description: This course focuses on tools and techniques for creating professional business presentations. Students will demonstrate proficiency using presentation and desktop publishing software. Students will use presentation software to create effective slide presentations that incorporate text, graphics, sound and other multi-media effects. Students will use desktop publishing software to design and produce professional, quality documents that combine text, graphics, illustrations, and photographs.
Hours: 42
Credits: 3
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OLRN1850 Understanding Medical Tests for Medical Office Staff

Description: Designed for medical office professionals to assist in developing an understanding of common medical tests related to a wide variety of body systems. Knowledge in the area of medical testing will help students to educate the patient in relation to the description and purpose of the test, preparation of the patient before the test, with care during and after the test, and expected results. Risks, complications, and special concerns are covered.
Hours: 36
Credits: 3
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36 Yes Details
OLRN1860 Understanding Surgical Procedures for Medical Office Staff

Description: Recommended Prerequisite: Medical Terminology
This course has been designed for medical office professionals to assist in developing an understanding of common surgical procedures related to a wide variety of body systems. Knowledge in the area of surgical procedures will help the student to educate the patient prior to and after surgery, what to anticipate, and expected results. This course is open to people currently employed in health related areas or hope to do so in the future.
Hours: 36
Credits: 3
Pre-Requisites:
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36 Yes Details

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