A review of the tenets of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association’s Code of Ethics, along with compare and contrast ethical and legal/regulatory issues, and the introduction of an ethical decision-making model will give the healthcare professional procedures to use to evaluate an ethical dilemma and create avenues for its resolution.
By reviewing the tenets of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association’s Code of Ethics, healthcare professionals can compare and contrast ethical and legal/regulatory issues, and understand an ethical decision-making model. This approach will give healthcare professionals procedures to use to evaluate ethical dilemmas in their own practice and create avenues for its resolution. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
- Describe an ethical decision-making model for the professions of speech-language pathology, audiology and speech-language-hearing scientists
- Compare and contrast ethical requirements with policy and legal requirements
- Identify alternatives to be used when ethical issues arise in clinical practice and workplace environments
This course is intended for speech-language pathologists and audiologists.
This course is offered for 0.1 ASHA CEUs (Introductory level, Professional area).
Lissa Power-deFur, CCC-SLP, PhD, is a professor of communication sciences and disorders and director of the graduate program at Longwood University in Farmville, Va. Ms. Power-deFur has no relevant financial or nonfinancial relationships to disclose that related to this education activity.
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