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Ethics in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology

Author: Leslie Fauquet M.A., CCC-SLP

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Course Description

Price: $39.00

This ethics course for speech-language pathologists, speech-language pathology assistants and audiologists will focus on the presentation of an ethical decision making model, practical case studies with possible ethical dilemmas as well as resources and guidelines to help resolve those ethical dilemmas. Methods of reporting ethical violations and disciplinary actions will be presented. CE Broker #50-14122

Course Objectives

Participants will be able to:

  • Differentiate between the definitions of ethics, morality and law.
  • Identify 3 steps from an ethical decision making model.
  • Identify the four principles of the American Speech-Language Hearing Association Code of Ethics.
  • Identify examples of violations of the American Speech-Language Hearing Association Code of Ethics as well as the Texas State Board of Examiners for Speech – Language Pathology and Audiology, Code of Ethics.
  • Identify solutions to ethical dilemmas that speech-language pathologists, speech-language pathology assistants, and audiologists face.
  • List methods of reporting violations of various codes of ethics and disciplinary actions that may be taken.
Course Outline
  • Lesson 1
    Course Information
    Requirements
    Introduction
  • Lesson 2
    Definitions of ethics, morality and law
    Presentation of a 7 step format for Ethical Decision Making
  • Lesson 3
    Overview of the ASHA Code of Ethics and Texas State Board of Examiners for Speech – Language Pathology and Audiology Code of Ethics. Other state speech and hearing association codes of ethics, will be discussed, including Wisconsin and Texas.
  • Lesson 4
    Presentation of case histories of possible ethical dilemmas that speech-language pathologists, speech-language pathology assistants, and audiologists face. Participant will determine if there was an unethical or illegal behavior and if so what principle of the code of ethics was violated and what could have been done to prevent this type of behavior? Participants will compare their answer to the dilemma with the author’s on the next slide.
  • Lesson 5
    Methods of reporting violations of the Codes of Ethics.
    Disciplinary actions that may be taken by The American Speech-Language Hearing Association Board of Ethics, Texas Speech and Hearing Association Ethical Practice Committee, Texas State Board of Examiners for Speech – Language Pathology and Audiology, Wisconsin Speech and Hearing Association and the Wisconsin Hearing and Speech Examining Board.
  • Summary
  • References
Author
Leslie Fauquet M.A., CCC-SLPLeslie Fauquet M.A. C.C.C. SLP graduated from Central Michigan University in 1981 with a Masters Degree in Speech Pathology. She has a Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech - Language and Hearing Association, is licensed in the State of California and has a Life Credential for Teaching Special Education and providing speech pathology services in the public schools. Read more Read more about this author
Continuing Education Units - CEUs
ASHA CEUs Approved ASHA CE Provider

This course is offered for 0.2 ASHA CEUs (Introductory level, Related area).

The Wisconsin Hearing and Speech Examining Board has approved the following continuing education program for licensure: Ethics in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology

Other professionals, please contact your state licensing board for information on continuing education requirements. You will be able to print a copy of the CE certificate at the end of each course. It is recommended that you keep a copy of the certificate to show that you completed the necessary requirements.

CEUs are based on attainment of learning outcomes. Participants must complete the course, pass the assessment test with 80% accuracy and fill out the evaluation form in order to receive their certificate on-line.

Refund Policy: Refunds will be issued under reasonable circumstances when there is email notification within 3 days of course registration.

Disclosures: The author is the President of OnlineCEUs.com. The author has identified no relevant financial relationship or relevant non-financial relationship with the subject matter being presented.

Online CEUs Course Ethics in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology