This lecture will lead you through a detailed look at the anatomy and physiology of the small intestine, also known as the small bowel, and its role in digestion.
You will also learn about some of the diseases and disorders affecting the small intestine, such as celiac and Crohn’s, which are commonly seen in underwriting. You will not only learn about the diseases but also the signs and symptoms, the risk factors, and diagnostic techniques used to confirm a diagnosis of celiac or Crohn’s. You will learn about the treatment required to control the symptoms and further progression of the disease as well as potential complications of the disease which can worsen the mortality.
Lastly you will learn how to capture all of this relevant information from the underwriting evidence and how to evaluate the information for mortality impact.
Prerequisites (if no prior underwriting experience)
- Medical Terminology
- Proper File Documentation
At the end of this course, you will be able to:
- Identify diseases and disorders of the small intestine, such as celiac and Crohn’s, which are commonly seen in underwriting.
- Outline the signs and symptoms, risk factors, and diagnostics techniques used to confirm a diagnosis of celiac or Crohn’s and its severity.
- Explain the treatment required to control the symptoms and further progression of the disease and potential complications of the disease which can worsen mortality
- Demonstrate your ability to identify favorable and unfavorable characteristics from the underwriting evidence and how to evaluate the information for mortality impact, through case analysis and assessment.
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