El Centro College - Course Descriptions for MRMT
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MRMT 1192 (1 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by El Centro College.
Offered at MVC

Special Topics in Medical Transcription
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: MDCA 1313, MDCA 1201, and program admission or instructor approval.
Course Description: Topics address recently identified current events, skills, knowledge, and/or attitudes and behaviors pertinent to the technology or occupation and relevant to the professional development of the student. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (2 Lab.)


MRMT 1292 (2 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Special Topics in Medical Transcription
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: MRMT 1307, Intermediate Medical Transcription.
Course Description: Application of learned transcription fundamentals and utilization of references in the production of intermediate level reports of physician dictation with development of speed and accuracy. (1 Lec., 3 Lab.)


MRMT 1307 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Medical Transcription Fundamentals
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Admission to Medical Transcription or Medical Assistant program or instructor approval.
Course Description: Fundamentals of medical transcription with hands-on experience in transcribing physician dictation including basic reports such as history and physicals, discharge summaries, consultations, operative reports, and other medical reports. Utilizes transcribing and information processing equipment compatible with industry standards. Designed to develop speed and accuracy. (2 Lec., 2 Lab.)


MRMT 1382 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Cooperative Education - Medical Transcription/Transcriptionist
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Completion or concurrent enrollment in SCIT 1407 and HITT 2331. Completion or concurrent enrollment in MRMT 2433.
Course Description: Career-related activities encountered in the student's area of specialization offered through an individualized agreement among the college, employer, and student. Under the supervision of the college and the employer, the student combines classroom learning with work experience. Includes a lecture component. (1 Lec., 16 Ext.)


MRMT 1407 (4 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Medical Transcription I
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Admission to the Medical Transcription Program or instructor approval.
Course Description: Fundamentals of medical transcription with hands-on experience in transcribing physician dictation including basic reports such as history and physicals, discharge summaries, consultations, operative reports, and other medical reports. Utilizes transcribing and information processing equipment compatible with industry standards. Designed to develop speed and accuracy. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


MRMT 2433 (4 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Medical Transcription II
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: MRMT 1407.
Course Description: Production of advanced reports of physician dictation with increasing speed and accuracy including history and physicals, consultations, discharge summaries, operative reports, and other medical reports. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)



Academic Courses
Designated by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for transfer among community colleges and state public four year colleges and universities as freshman and sophomore general education courses.

WECM Courses
Designated by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board as workforce education (technical) courses offered for credit and CEUs (Continuing Education Units). While these courses are designed to transfer among state community colleges, they are not designed to automatically transfer to public four-year colleges and universities.