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Learning Outcomes

  1. Ability to accurately communicate with members of the healthcare team using effective verbal and written communication while maintaining patient confidentiality and with regard to policies and procedures regulating documentation and reporting of medical information.
  2. Application of anatomy and physiology, medical terminology, and pharmacology concepts into the skills of an entry level medical transcriptionist.
  3. Produce an error free transcribed letter, consultation, chart note, history and physical report, and discharge summary dictated by a variety of members of the healthcare team.
  4. Edit the transcript to correct obvious grammatical and punctuation errors, while identifying medical transcription inconsistencies.
  5. Develop keyboarding skills and an increased knowledge of medical terminology, confidentiality, and professionalism.
  6. Demonstrate the ability to utilize references and resources efficiently.

SUNY Broome Institutional Learning Outcomes

SUNY Broome graduates will be able to:

  1. Apply relevant knowledge, technology, and tools from the academic disciplines in the contexts of personal, professional, and civic interactions, with sensitivity to diverse peoples and cultures. Met by HIT/MTRC Department learning outcomes # 1 - 6
  2. Read, write, speak, and listen effectively in both personal and professional spheres. Met by HIT/MTRC Department learning outcomes #1, 2, 3, 4, 6
  3. Retrieve, organize, analyze, evaluate, and appropriately use information. Met by HIT/MTRC Department learning outcomes #1 - 6
  4. Perform effectively as a team member. Met by HIT/MTRC Department learning outcomes # 1
  5. Reflect on, reason about, and form independent judgments on a variety of ideas and information, and use these skills to guide their beliefs and actions. Met by HIT/MTRC Department learning outcomes #1 - 6
  6. Exercise individual and social responsibilities through personal development and selfadvocacy, healthy life-style choices, ethical behavior, civic involvement, interaction with diverse cultures, commitment to life-long learning, and engagement with global issues. Met by HIT/MTRC Department learning outcomes #5
  7. Integrate knowledge and skills gained and adapt them to new settings, questions, and responsibilities. Met by HIT/MTRC Department learning outcomes #1 - 6