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Health Insurance Business Test-Out Options

Earn credit for what you already know by testing out of a class, or by providing national exam scores or industry credentials. If you have any questions, or would like to start the process, please contact Wendi Ludwig at 715.803.1023 or studentrecords@ntc.edu.

10-KEY BY TOUCH (10106144)

Credits: 1.00

Introduces proper techniques (proper finger usage and body position) and touch method using a numeric keypad. Learners will develop speed and accuracy to meet industry standards for data entry of 8,000+ ksph. Challenge test available.

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ADMINISTRATION & ORGANIZATION OF HEALTH CARE (10160131)

Credits: 3.00

Focuses on the administration and organization of health care delivery systems utilized in a variety of settings such as hospitals, clinics and nursing homes. Examines health care planning, regulations, political impact and major health care issues including law and ethics.

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COMPUTER KEYBOARDING (10106178)

Credits: 1.00

Introduces keyboarding techniques (proper finger usage and body position) through hands-on touch typing. Learners are introduced to the QWERTY keyboard (alphabet, number and symbol keys). Learners will be expected to touch-type at a minimum of 27 wpm by the end of the course. Challenge test available.

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CULTURE OF HEALTHCARE (10501104)

Credits: 2.00

Introduces the culture of healthcare for students interested in working in various healthcare settings. Learners examine professionalism, interpersonal and written communication skills, problem-solving skills and patient privacy and confidentiality issues as they relate to healthcare.

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CUSTOMER SERVICE (10104103)

Credits: 2.00

Analyzes approaches and best practices to strengthen relationships with customers, understand the importance of customer service, and how to satisfy the customer's needs and wants through interaction with the customer. The learner prepares tips about best practices to build customer relationships, along with a total customer service strategic plan for a business.

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FUNDAMENTALS OF HEALTH INSURANCE (10160120)

Credits: 3.00

Examines the technical and socioeconomic aspects of the group health insurance business. Learner develops an understanding of the history of insurance.

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INTEGRATING THE DELIVERY AND FINANCING OF HEALTHCARE (10160130)

Credits: 3.00

Expands on the development, structure and organization of managed care, its operation and administration.

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LONG-TERM CARE/MEDICARE/MEDICAID (10160122)

Credits: 2.00

Analyzes issues related to the needs, costs and financing of long-term care in the United States. Compares international approaches and issues surrounding access and financing of long-term care. The learner will be given an overview of the government entitlement programs, Medicare and Medicaid.

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MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY (10501101)

Credits: 3.00

Focuses on the component parts of medical terms: prefixes, suffixes and word roots. Students practice formation, analysis and reconstruction of terms. Emphasis on spelling, definition and pronunciation. Introduction to operative, diagnostic, therapeutic and symptomatic terminology of all body systems, as well as systemic and surgical terminology.

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Test-Out Option Term Definitions

Test
An exam that is scored by faculty or staff in NTC’s Testing Center.
Skill Demonstration
A performance of your expertise that is evaluated by faculty.
Combination: Test & Skill Demonstration
A combination of both a test and a skill demonstration.
Portfolio
A collection and explanation of your past learning through work or life experience.