Tennessee- Ethics in Insurance

Total Hrs / Order Price
1-5 $15.95
6-17 $24.95
18-24 $39.95
25-50 $49.95
51+ $49.95 + $2.00 per
additional hour over 50

Pricing based on total number of
hours in order.

Approved For:

  • Property and Casualty
  • Life and Health

Credit Hours
4

Course Type
Online

DOI Number
20892

Publisher
FastrackCE, LLC

State
Tennessee

State
State CE Requirements

CE Course Description

To practice ethically in today’s insurance market, you need more than good intentions. You need the specific tools and knowledge necessary to recognize and resolve ethical dilemmas with integrity—and in full compliance with regulations set forth by the industry and the government.

This course satisfies ethics continuing education requirements for Life and Health as well as Property / Casualty agents and producers in most states (some states still require the ethics course to be taken in a classroom). It’s designed to provide insurance professionals with the expertise needed to handle complex ethical issues that arrive within the course of their work—as well as fulfilling insurance continuing education requirements.

Topics covered in this course include:

  • Ethics and fraud legislation at the federal level.
  • Consumer protection laws in multiple states.
  • Fair credit scoring.
  • Ethical sales, claims, and underwriting procedures.
  • Fair market conduct for insurance agents and producers.
  • Fiduciary duties.
  • Consumer privacy laws and regulations.
  • Product suitability for individual buyers.

This continuing education course in insurance ethics is offered in a convenient online format. Simply download the PDF and get started—and get your test results as soon as you finish. With online continuing education, you can complete your requirements quickly and easily—without waiting for test results or scheduling classes around a busy work and family life. Download this course on continuing ethics today—and increase your awareness of ethical issues within the insurance industry.

Required CE Hours for Renewal

  • Life and Health Agents

    • Complete a minimum of 24 approved credit hours for that license type per each two-year license term, including three hours of ethics continuing education training.
  • Property and Casualty Agents

    • Complete a minimum of 24 approved credit hours for that license type per each two-year license term, including three hours of ethics continuing education training.
  • Public Adjusters

    • Complete a minimum of 24 approved credit hours for that license type per each two-year license term, including three hours of ethics continuing education training.
  • Multi Peril Crop Adjusters

    • Complete a minimum of 24 approved credit hours for that license type per each two-year license term, including three hours of ethics continuing education training.
  • Combination Multi Peril and Life and Health or Property and Casualty License

    • Complete a minimum of 48 approved credit hours for that license type per each two-year license term, including four hours of ethics continuing education training.

Special Training/Education Requirements (LTC, Flood, Ethics, others)

  • Long Term Care -LTC

    • Agents wishing to sell Long Term Care are required to take a one time only 8 hour Department of Insurance certified course
    • Each license term thereafter each agent must complete a 4 hour Long Term Care Partnership CE course that is approved by the department.
  • Flood Insurance Training

    • An insurance producer who sells flood insurance may satisfy the minimum training and education requirements by completing a 3-hour course related to the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP).

How Hours are Reported

  • CE completions are submitted electronically to SBS the next business day after a passing completion is acquired.

License Term

  • License term is every two years on the last day of the licensed agents birth date.

Course Type approved for Continuing Education

  • Online courses
  • Independent Self-study
  • Classroom Study

Final Exam

  • Non-Monitored Open Book Exam
  • Must answer at least 70% of the questions correct to pass.

Carryover CE Hours

  • Up to 12 CE credits can be carried over. Carryover Ethics credits will only be counted as general credits and not extra ethics credits.

Repeating Courses

  • Courses may not be taken more than once in each renewal period.

Completion Certificates

  • Certificates of completion are available as soon as a course is completed with a passing grade. Certificates should be printed and kept on file for 4 years.

CE Exemptions

  • Limited lines agents
  • Public adjuster that have been licensed for less that 1 year.
  • Licensed agents who have had their license continuously since January 1, 1994.
  • Non-resident public adjusters who have passed all the requirements in their home state, as long as the home state has similar qualifications then the agent is not required to complete the CE courses for Tennessee

Additional Information

Third Party Contact: State Based Systems (SBS)
Phone: 816-783-8990

Email: SBShelp@naic.org

Tennessee Department of Insurance

Tennessee Department of Insurance
Phone: 615-741-2241
Fax: 512-475-1819
Email: Insurance.Info@TN.gov

Mailing Address:
Tennessee Department of Insurance
Producer Licensing Section
500 James Robertson Parkway
Davy Crockett Tower
Nashville, TN 37243