Legal and Ethical Implications of Professional Practice: When Bad Things Happen to Good People
Course Learning Outcomes
- After this course, participants will be able to differentiate similarities and differences between legal tenets and ethical principles.
- After this course, participants will be able to analyze situations that constitute potential legal and/or ethical violations as they relate to professional associations and state licensing statutes.
- After this course, participants will be able to delineate the key elements for resolution of dilemmas.
|0-10 Minutes||Background on legal and ethical principles|
|10-20 Minutes||Overview of federal reporting requirements and data relative to SLPs and audiologists|
|20-55 Minutes||Analysis and decision-making relative to SLP and audiology ethical and legal scenarios|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary/questions and answers|
Theresa Rodgers, M.A., CCC-SLP
Theresa H. Rodgers, a speech-language pathologist and supervisor of special education, is currently Secretary of the National Council of State Boards of Examiners for Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology (NCSB) and a member of the Louisiana licensure board. She is an ASHA Fellow and a member of ASHA’s Continuing Education Board as well as the Speech-Language Pathology Advisory Council. Theresa is a former Chair of ASHA’s Council for Clinical Certification, is a former LSHA President, and former President of the Council of State Association Presidents (CSAP). She has presented numerous workshops and shortcourses on the national and state levels in the area of ethics.
Glenn M. Waguespack, MS, CCC-A
Glenn M. Waguespack is a private practice audiologist and is also on the clinical faculty of the LSU Medical School. He has served six terms on the Louisiana licensure board including six years as Chair, and is a former state association president. He is a board member, the current Editor and a former president of the National Council of State Boards of Examiners for Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology (NCSB). Glenn is an ASHA Fellow, former Chair of ASHA’s Council on Academic Accreditation, and former Chair of ASHA’s Continuing Education Board. He has presented numerous workshops and shortcourses in the area of ethics on the national and state levels.
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American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.
This course is offered for 0.1 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Related Area)
Speech-Language and Audiology Canada
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