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Underwriting Modules

Let us take your career to the next level! LOGiQ3 offers a one-of-a-kind underwriting training program to the North American and global underwriting community and those who need to understand underwriting in more detail. It is an intensive program, covering all facets of risk selection available in both a traditional classroom setting and an E-Learning solution.

LOGiQ3 currently has 27 training modules covering over 200+ topics (medical, non-medical, and financial risks) in all areas of underwriting. The topics are designed to teach each student the possible outcome of the risks as well as the unfavourable case scenarios vs. the favourable case scenarios.


Underwriting Modules

Underwriting Module: Alcohol Abuse

Module: Alcohol Abuse

Description:  This lecture will lead you through a detailed look at alcohol use disorders and how they can vary in degrees from mild to life threatening. Regardless of the degree of severity, they all have a substantial impact on an individual’s life expectancy, mortality and/or morbidity. You will learn how to capture all of the relevant underwriting information from the underwriting evidence and how to evaluate the information for mortality impact.


Duration: 28 minutes  |  CE Credits: 0.5

Underwriting Module: Blood Pressure

Module: Blood Pressure

Description:  Blood pressure is a risk factor for coronary artery disease and strokes. Here you will learn how blood pressure affects and can be affected by other co-morbidities.


Duration: 46 minutes  |  CE Credits: 0.75

Underwriting Module: Blood Profile

Module: Blood Pressure

Description:   In this lecture you will learn about a key risk assessment tool – The Blood Chemistry Profile (BCP) and how to evaluate this information for mortality impact.


Duration: 68 minutes  |  CE Credits: 1

Underwriting Module: Build

Module: Build

Description:  Build affects mortality, whether it's obesity or being underweight. In this lecture, you will learn how build can be a risk factor for many diseases.


Duration: 46 minutes  |  CE Credits: 0.75

Underwriting Module: Coronary Artery Disease

Module: Coronary Artery Disease

Description:  This lecture will lead you through a look at the anatomy and physiology of the heart. You will learn about some of the diseases and disorders of the coronary arteries.


Duration: 135 minutes  |  CE Credits: 2.25

Underwriting Module: Diabetes

Module: Diabetes

Description:  Here you will learn about a critical impairment in life underwriting; diabetes. We will discuss factors such as cause, how it is diagnosed and the treatment required, among others.


Duration: 125 minutes  |  CE Credits: 2

Underwriting Module: Driving

Module: Driving

Description:  In this lecture you will learn about the driving risk - who is at risk and why. You will learn which underwriting tools are the best to evaluate this risk.


Duration: 15 minutes  |  CE Credits: 0.75

Underwriting Module: Drug Abuse

Module: Drug Abuse

Description:  This lecture will lead you through a detailed look at drug use and abuse and the significance of previous and/or current drug abuse for mortality.


Duration: 40 minutes  |  CE Credits: 0.75

Underwriting Module: Esophagus

Module: Esophagus

Description:  Here you will learn about the general GI tract (aka the digestive tract) signs, symptoms and diagnostics for certain GI tract diseases and disorders.


Duration: 45 minutes  |  CE Credits: 0.5

Underwriting Module: Financial Underwriting

Module: Financial Underwriting

Description:  Essential to risk analysis in life insurance, here you will learn how financial underwriting helps the insurer monitor and control risks and protect the company's portfolio.


Duration: 51 minutes  |  CE Credits: 1

Underwriting Module: Foreign Travel

Module: Foreign Travel

Description:  This lecture will lead you through a detailed look at foreign travel and how it affects underwriting risk. You will learn why travel to certain locations contribute to a higher mortality.


Duration: 52 minutes  |  CE Credits: 1

Underwriting Module: Hematology

Module: Hematology

Description:  One of the most challenging impairments in life underwriting; hematological disorders. We will define hematology and focus on the specific hematological disorders themselves.


Duration: 68 minutes  |  CE Credits: 1.25

Underwriting Module: Liver

Module: Liver

Description:  This lecture will lead you through a detailed look at the anatomy and physiology of the liver. You will learn how the liver works and some of the major responsibilities of the liver.


Duration: 135 minutes  |  CE Credits: 2.25

Underwriting Module: Lymphoma/Leukemia

Module: Lymphoma/Leukemia

Description:  This lecture will lead you through the diagnosing, the grading, the staging and the treatment of leukemia, a bone marrow cancer and lymphoma.


Duration: 45 minutes  |  CE Credits: 1

Underwriting Module: Medical Terminology

Module: Medical Terminology

Description:  In order to understand the information in these lectures, you will learn medical terminology as a system of words based on standard root words, that describe certain medical aspects and diseases.


Duration: Self-Study  |  CE Credits: 1.75

Underwriting Module: Melanoma

Module: Melanoma

Description:  This lecture will guide you through the staging of a melanoma and how to read a pathology report in order to capture the relevant information to assess the melanoma risk.


Duration: 23 minutes  |  CE Credits: 0.5

Underwriting Module: Mental Disorders

Module: Mental Disorders

Description:  In this lecture we will discuss the possible causes of mental disorders, how they’re diagnosed, the treatment required, the complications and risk factors of mortality.


Duration: 98 minutes  |  CE Credits: 1.75

Underwriting Module: Pharmaceuticals

Module: Pharmaceuticals

Description:  In this lecture you will learn about Pharmaceuticals and certain classes of drugs. We will be discussing why knowing the drug does not equal why the drug was prescribed.


Duration: 33 minutes  |  CE Credits: 0.5

Underwriting Module: Proper File Documentation

Module: Proper File Documentation

Description:  As the first step to the underwriting process, this lecture will allow you, to collect the facts and think through and analyze them to be able to properly assess and classify the risk.


Duration: 52 minutes  |  CE Credits: 1

Underwriting Module: Respiratory

Module: Respiratory

Description:  This lecture will provide you with an overview of the respiratory system. We shall specifically focus on the airways, the lungs, the blood vessels and gas exchange.


Duration: 100 minutes  |  CE Credits: 1.75

Underwriting Module: Small Intestine

Module: Small Intestine

Description:  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.


Duration: 50 minutes  |  CE Credits: 0.75

Underwriting Module: Stomach

Module: Stomach

Description:  This lecture will lead you through a detailed look at the anatomy and physiology of the stomach, its role in digestion and potential complications from common diseases and disorders.


Duration: 40 minutes  |  CE Credits: 0.75

Underwriting Module: Tumors – Breast

Module: Tumors - Breast

Description:  This lecture will lead you through the different types of breast cancer most often seen in underwriting, their signs and symptoms, how breast cancer is diagnosed and how it is underwritten.


Duration: 66 minutes  |  CE Credits: 1

Underwriting Module: Tumors – Colon

Module: Tumors - Colon

Description:  This lecture will lead you through an understanding of colon cancer, the signs and symptoms, how it is diagnosed, treated and finally how it is underwritten.


Duration: 45 minutes  |  CE Credits: 0.5

Underwriting Module: Tumors – Overview

Module: Tumors - Overview

Description:  This lecture is designed to provide a background for the other cancer modules. We will discuss how cancer is staged, graded, diagnosed and treated.


Duration: 35 minutes  |  CE Credits: 0.75

Underwriting Module: Tumors – Prostate

Module: Tumors - Prostate

Description:  This lecture will guide you through an understanding of prostate cancer, the grading and staging and how to interpret that information for mortality assessment.


Duration: 35 minutes  |  CE Credits: 0.5

Underwriting Module: Urinalysis

Module: Urinalysis

Description:  Here you will learn how to interpret urine test results and how to read the them in the context of how and when the sample was drawn, the insured's age, gender and medical history.


Duration: 46 minutes  |  CE Credits: 0.75