Canadian Medical Transcription

By: Lynn Berry, Deborah Janssens, Eugenia Kanellakos, Kathy Weatherdon

Canadian Medical Transcription
ISBN: 9781989941010 | © 2021
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Canadian Medical Transcription is the first Canadian text/workbook designed to prepare students for working in the Canadian healthcare industry. It offers authentic dictation from real healthcare providers that includes Canadian medications and spelling. The workbook is designed to maximize the student’s training through interactive and comprehensive exercises in medical transcription and speech recognition core competencies.

Over 200 instructor assignable transcription and speech recognition voice files (with the associated speech recognition text files) are available for skill development. Student resources, available with an access code that accompanies a new print text or new eBook bundle purchase, include the foundational exercises and voice files for Modules 1-5.

Module 1: Medical Transcription Overview

Module 2: Preparing to Transcribe

Module 3: Medical Reports

Module 4: Document Integrity Standards

Module 5: Medication in Medical Transcription

Module 6: Cardiology

Module 7: Dermatology

Module 8: Endocrinology

Module 9: Gastroenterology

Module 10: Gynecology/Obstetrics

Module 11: Hematology

Module 12: Infectious Diseases

Module 13: Internal Medicine, Surgery, and Subspecialties

Module 14: Neurology

Module 15: Ophthalmology

Module 16: Orthopedics

Module 17: Otorhinolaryngology 

Module 18: Psychiatry

Module 19: Respirology

Module 20: Urology/Nephrology

Appendix A: Healthcare Providers

Appendix B: Patients

Appendix C: Sample Reports

Appendix D: Laboratory and Diagnostic Tests

Appendix E: Abbreviations, Acronyms, and Initialisms

Appendix F: Reliable Resources

Appendix G: Elements of Physical Examination/Functional Inquiry/Review of Systems

Appendix H: Abbreviated Style Guide

Appendix I: Electronic Documents

Lynn Berry has over 35 years of experience as a professor and coordinator with Algonquin College. She is the co-author of Legal Transcription in Canada, Medical Office Billing, Medical Office Administration: Simulated Projects, Administrative Assistant: Simulated Projects, and Canadian Medical Transcription. Lynn was instrumental in the development of the Health Services Diploma program at Algonquin College and is passionate about curriculum and career development.

Deborah Janssens is a professor of medical transcription at Algonquin College. Deborah is a trained medical transcriptionist with vast experience keying and editing many report types across all medical specialties, from critical care to outpatient clinics. Deborah has always shown a passion for health and continues to learn and remain current in the healthcare field.

Eugenia Kanellakos is a graduate of the Health Record Administration diploma program at Algonquin College and has over 35 years’ experience in a variety of healthcare settings including medical transcriptionist, health record auditor of family physician practices, abstractor for research studies, and corporate manager of health records at The Ottawa Hospital.  Eugenia has spent 15 years as a professor with Algonquin College and is zealous about sharing her knowledge of quality healthcare documentation in a patient’s journey.

Kathy Weatherdon has been a medical transcriptionist (MT) for over 40 years, which has led to various MT related work experiences, including clinical trials manager, medical transcription unit supervisor, and MT teacher/college professor. Kathy has owned and operated several medical transcription services – Meditext, Canadian MT Solutions Inc. (co-owner), and kwtranscription.

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