Telephonic Conversation And Phone Skills! Trivia Quiz

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This trivia quiz will test you on some of the telephonic conversation and phone skills! Today most people try to communicate through emails and telephone communication, and how you handle a formal call is different from a social one. Do take up the quiz below and get to see if you communicate as well as is expected of you!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    The second specific phone skill is attentiveness. An example of this: A patient calls in to cancel, "I cannot make my appointment later today because I am stuck at work. It took me too long to get in this morning, so I am behind." PTW response, "OK, how is your back doing?" - "I am really in a lot of pain because of my back. That is reason why I was so late for work this morning." The attentive PTW employee went on to say, "Our therapists do their best working when you are in the most amount of pain. How about I get you scheduled after work tonight? I will let them know you are in need of pain relief." Which answers BEST describes what attentiveness to customers on the phone involves?

    • A.

      Attentiveness to customers on the phone involves listening

    • B.

      Attentiveness to customers on the phone involves always giving it to a manager

    • C.

      Attentiveness to customers on the phone involves intuition

    • D.

      Attentiveness to customers on the phone involves PTW greeting

    Correct Answer
    C. Attentiveness to customers on the phone involves intuition
  • 2. 

    PTW has a signature greeting that we answer the phone with. When answering the phone in under 3 rings, what is the signature greeting at PTW?

    • A.

      Good Morning, Physical Therapy & Wellness Institute, this is Andrew, how may I help you?

    • B.

      Good Morning, Physical Therapy & Wellness Institute in Montgomeryville, this is Andrew, how may I help you?

    • C.

      Good Morning, Physical Therapy & Wellness Institute in Montgomeryville, how may I help you?

    • D.

      Good Morning, Physical Therapy & Wellness Institute, this is Andrew, what do you need?

    Correct Answer
    B. Good Morning, Physical Therapy & Wellness Institute in Montgomeryville, this is Andrew, how may I help you?
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Good Morning, Physical Therapy & Wellness Institute in Montgomeryville, this is Andrew, how may I help you?" This is because the signature greeting at PTW includes the location (Montgomeryville) and the name of the person answering the phone (Andrew), followed by a polite inquiry about how they can assist the caller.

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  • 3. 

    Scheduling an IE involves filling out a standard one page form with minimal information required from the perspective patient. An IE can be scheduled through WebPT from the office, community, etc. Scheduling a new patient (IE) should be...

    • A.

      Seamless and simple

    • B.

      Seamless and thorough

    • C.

      Confusing and simple

    • D.

      Long and simple

    Correct Answer
    A. Seamless and simple
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Seamless and simple" because scheduling an IE (Initial Evaluation) should be a smooth and easy process for both the office staff and the patient. It should not involve any confusion or complications. The form to be filled out should be concise and require only minimal information from the patient. This ensures that the scheduling process is efficient and does not cause any unnecessary delays or difficulties.

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  • 4. 

    Scheduling regular follow up appointments create compliant patients. Guidelines for booking daily appointments are: Up to 3 patients per hour, 4 during stretch. In some cases, such as Saturdays, double booking may occur due to the Saturday higher than average non arrival rates. While on the phone, it is the PTW mission to do what ever it takes, offer alternatives and solutions in order to help a patient get the scheduled appointments 3x a week. Make sure reminders are on for ALL appointments! In general, , PTW averages...

    • A.

      2.0 patients per hour per PT and has a 90% arrival rate for scheduled appointments

    • B.

      1.89 patients per hour per PT and has an 87% arrival rate for scheduled appointments

    • C.

      1.8 patients per hour per PT and has an 85% arrival rate for scheduled appointments

    • D.

      1.6 patients per hour per PT and has an 85% arrival rate for scheduled appointments

    Correct Answer
    C. 1.8 patients per hour per PT and has an 85% arrival rate for scheduled appointments
    Explanation
    The given answer of "1.8 patients per hour per PT and has an 85% arrival rate for scheduled appointments" is the correct answer because it aligns with the information provided in the guidelines for booking daily appointments. The guidelines state that up to 3 patients can be scheduled per hour, but during stretches, 4 patients can be scheduled. The average number of patients per hour per PT for PTW is 1.8, which falls within the range specified in the guidelines. Additionally, the answer states that there is an 85% arrival rate for scheduled appointments, which indicates a high level of compliance from patients.

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  • 5. 

    Support staff always identifies themselves and where they are calling from when calling a physician's office in order to build relations with the office. To help accountability when calling an office for information, always ask for the...

    • A.

      Name of the patient

    • B.

      Patient's physician

    • C.

      Name of the person who you spoke with

    • D.

      Name of the office manager

    Correct Answer
    C. Name of the person who you spoke with
    Explanation
    When calling a physician's office, it is important for support staff to identify themselves and where they are calling from in order to build relations with the office. This helps to establish a professional and courteous interaction. Asking for the name of the person who you spoke with helps to ensure accountability and provides a reference for future communication. It allows both parties to have a record of who was involved in the conversation and can help avoid any misunderstandings or confusion.

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  • 6. 

    Using the hold button when passing the phone to a PTW teammate requires gathering relevant information from the customer; accepting a call from a teammate requires you gather information from the teammate before picking up the call.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement is true because when passing the phone to a PTW teammate, it is important to gather relevant information from the customer so that the teammate can effectively handle the call. Similarly, when accepting a call from a teammate, it is necessary to gather information from the teammate before picking up the call in order to understand the context and be prepared for the conversation. Both situations require gathering information to ensure smooth communication and effective problem-solving.

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  • 7. 

    Placing a customer on hold requires immediate attention. Using the HOLD button requires an urgent PTW employee to get a solution in less than 30 seconds.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Placing a customer on hold requires immediate attention because it implies that the customer has a pressing issue that needs to be resolved quickly. The statement suggests that using the HOLD button prompts an urgent PTW employee to find a solution within 30 seconds, further emphasizing the need for immediate attention. Therefore, the answer "True" is correct as it aligns with the urgency implied in the statement.

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  • 8. 

    A PT calls a doctor's office to speak with the doctor in regards to a patient's case. If the doctor is unavailable, what is the next preferred form of communication the PT should ask the staff? The PT should ask the staff if he/she can communicate by writing questions in a(n) _________.

    • A.

      Email

    • B.

      Text

    • C.

      Fax

    • D.

      Letter to be mailed

    Correct Answer
    C. Fax
    Explanation
    The next preferred form of communication the PT should ask the staff is by writing questions in a fax. Fax allows for written communication and can be sent directly to the doctor's office, ensuring that the message is received in a timely manner. It is a reliable method of communication that does not require the doctor to be available in real-time, unlike email or text. Mailing a letter may take longer and is less efficient compared to faxing.

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  • 9. 

    All physician calls require urgent attention and response. If the staff member requested is not available, always ask the physician if they would like to talk to the next most senior therapist who is covering the patient. If the doctor states that "no, I only want to speak with the particular Pt," what should your next response to the physician be?

    • A.

      Immediately email the PT for the PT to get in touch with physician ASAP

    • B.

      Immediately put a note on the PT's computer to get in touch with the physician ASAP

    • C.

      Immediately put a note in the message page for the PT to get in touch with the physician ASAP

    • D.

      Immediately text the PT to get in touch with the physician ASAP

    Correct Answer
    D. Immediately text the PT to get in touch with the physician ASAP
    Explanation
    If the doctor states that they only want to speak with the particular patient, the next response to the physician should be to immediately text the patient to get in touch with the physician ASAP. This ensures that the physician's request is communicated to the patient promptly and allows them to respond as soon as possible.

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  • 10. 

    "Could you call back? We are really busy right now." This response is...

    • A.

      Acceptable during busy times of the day when answering phones

    • B.

      The one that hurts PTW the most

    • C.

      The one that hurts PTW the most during slow times

    • D.

      Acceptable during evening hours when staff is busy

    Correct Answer
    B. The one that hurts PTW the most
    Explanation
    This response is the one that hurts PTW (Phone Time Wasted) the most. By asking the caller to call back because they are busy, it implies that the staff is not willing to assist or prioritize the caller's needs at the moment. This can lead to frustration and dissatisfaction for the caller, potentially damaging the reputation and customer relationship.

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  • 11. 

    What are the three important things to remember when speaking with a customer? (Select all that apply)

    • A.

      Attitude matters

    • B.

      Courtesy counts

    • C.

      Relationships are meaningless

    • D.

      Tone tells all

    • E.

      Promise a return call

    • F.

      Speakerphone always

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Attitude matters
    B. Courtesy counts
    D. Tone tells all
    Explanation
    When speaking with a customer, it is important to remember that attitude matters, courtesy counts, and tone tells all. This means that having a positive and helpful attitude towards the customer is crucial, as it can greatly impact their experience. Showing courtesy and respect towards the customer is also important in building a good relationship. Additionally, the tone of voice used when speaking with the customer can convey emotions and intentions, so it is important to use a tone that is appropriate and professional.

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  • 12. 

    It is the responsibility of each staff member to scan the message pad for any messages they may need to return prior to starting a shift.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Each staff member is responsible for checking the message pad before starting their shift in order to see if there are any messages they need to respond to. This implies that it is a requirement for all staff members to perform this task, making the statement "True" accurate.

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