Oct 26, 2020  
Spring 2019 Catalog 
Spring 2019 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

MA 220 - Medical Documentation II

Credit Hours: 2

Students will learn computerized spreadsheet applications using Microsoft Excel for the medical office. Integrated applications using Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel with linked and embedded objects will be practiced. A PowerPoint medical research project must be presented. Medical dictation editing techniques are used to revise medical consultation letters and medical reports with emphasis on transcription style, formatting, spelling, punctuation, medical terminology and abbreviations.


Course Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • apply knowledge of Word to correctly proofread and edit medical dictation;
  • create and edit patient data on Excel worksheets;
  • perform calculations using formulas, functions and absolute cell addresses;
  • link and embed Excel worksheets into Word and PowerPoint documents;
  • conduct medical research focusing on a condition or disease in the medical field;
  • create, edit and enhance a PowerPoint slide presentation (using SmartArt, WordArt, animations and transitions) based on a condition or disease; 
  • present a PowerPoint project orally to peers; and
  • use Excel to create and maintain an inventory of medical office supplies.

Prerequisites: MA 115, MA 119
F/S (N)