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Course # 5516
Professional Ethics in a Changing Professional Landscape

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Disclosure: This Course is presented by SpeechPathology.com.

CEUs/Hours Offered: AG Bell - LSLS/1.0 Domain 7, CE-SPC-13-065; ASHA/0.1 Introductory, Related; Kansas DHE, LTS-S1370/1.0; SAC/1.0

Course Abstract

Professionals must maintain a consistent ethical framework in an ever-changing work environment. Understanding our ethical responsibility to our profession, our patients, our colleagues, and the public is essential as we face the demands of employers, regulatory bodies, and payors.
Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.

This course was recorded on July 31, 2012


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Course Learning Outcomes

  • After this course, participants will be able to list the characteristics of a self-monitoring profession.
  • After this course, participants will be able to describe a framework for ethical decision making when given ethical dilemmas.
  • After this course, participants will be able to list the inherent values in a professional code of ethics and apply them.

Time-ordered Agenda

0-5 Minutes Overview
5-20 Minutes Responsibilities and characteristics of professions and professionals
20-35 Minutes Values underlying ethical principles; sources for decisions
35-45 Minutes A framework for making ethical decisions
45-55 Minutes Challenges to ethical decision making in our current work environment
55-60 Minutes Summary, Q&A

Average Rating

(364 Ratings)

Most Recent Comments

Displaying 100 most recent comments out of 364 reviews

Review by: tim on November 23, 2015
It was totally awesome, and tubular.
Review by: Member on November 21, 2015
The presenter was very knowledgable in the area of ethics and gave specific situations and examples.
Review by: Member on November 21, 2015
It was straightforward and understandable.
Review by: Crystal on November 16, 2015
Information provided was very useful and well understood.
Review by: Elizabeth on November 6, 2015
Applicable to the job setting
Review by: Member on November 2, 2015
It was good beacause I learned guidelines of how to work in my profession.
Review by: Member on November 1, 2015
well organized
Review by: Member on November 1, 2015
The information was presented in an organized and straight forward way.
Review by: Member on October 26, 2015
Probably that I've taken many courses on ethics and this was mostly a review of the concepts.
Review by: Member on October 24, 2015
It is an interesting and complex topic.
Review by: Member on October 19, 2015
It's all the same information in every ethics course I have taken.
Review by: Jennifer on October 9, 2015
Good speaker, nice presentation.
Review by: Member on October 7, 2015
Made it relevant
Review by: Carolina on October 3, 2015
Very clear
Review by: Courtney on September 20, 2015
I learned new information and it was pleasant to listen to
Review by: Member on September 18, 2015
This was a great review of patient practice with practical and professional guidelines!
Review by: Member on September 16, 2015
It was not very easy to follow.
Review by: Member on September 5, 2015
It was a lot of material but necessary.
Review by: Member on September 1, 2015
The comparisons to the codes of ethics of other professions was extremely useful.
Review by: Member on August 21, 2015
Great presentation style and information to keep fresh in mind.
Review by: Member on August 18, 2015
Clear examples, good quotes
Review by: Member on August 15, 2015
Most of it I already knew, so seemed somewhat a waste of time.
Review by: jennifer on August 9, 2015
The presenter was ery informative
Review by: Linda on August 5, 2015
She spoke in a clear succinct manner and personalized it at times. She covered the areas of concern to most of us.
Review by: Member on August 3, 2015
Similar information is shared repeatedly.
Review by: Necia on August 1, 2015
She has such an exceptional amount of knowledge and her presentation was very easy to follow.
Review by: Anne on July 29, 2015
Foundational material was presented that I will include in the instruction of my survey of speech pat classes.
Review by: Michele on July 11, 2015
The presenter was well versed in the topic and had an engaging and pleasant style
Review by: Alice on June 30, 2015
Her delivery was very clear.
Review by: Jacklin on June 30, 2015
The explanation of evidence based and ethical practices
Review by: eileen on June 20, 2015
Review by: SARAH on June 4, 2015
well explained with examples and flowing information!
Review by: Cecilia on June 4, 2015
examples of ethical dilemmas we sometimes face in treatment and knowledge.
Review by: Cindy on June 1, 2015
course material
Review by: Elizabeth on May 29, 2015
Very practical
Review by: Jessenia on May 27, 2015
All the information relates to my profession.
Review by: Alayna on April 28, 2015
simplicity and conciseness
Review by: Martha on April 19, 2015
Well organized and great content.
Review by: amy on April 7, 2015
The details given.
Review by: Trish on March 30, 2015
Very heavy on facts and details
Review by: Hollie on March 18, 2015
She was very thorough and precise on a typically dry topic
Review by: Larissa on March 6, 2015
Practical examples were very helpful
Review by: Alizma on February 23, 2015
The presenter gave you a refresher of code of ethics that is a benificial refresher on the rights and wrong of this profession
Review by: Heather on February 1, 2015
Good info
Review by: Reba on January 30, 2015
ethics in the workplace
Review by: Natalie on January 29, 2015
I really enjoyed how easy she was to listen to and the fact that she was very knowledgeable of the area. She stated the facts and didn't make you feel like a bad SLP for not always agreeing etc with other professionals.
Review by: Andrea on January 18, 2015
The information that it informed you about in the work place.
Review by: Elizabeth on January 5, 2015
easy to understand and good explanation of information
Review by: Estrella on January 2, 2015
Topics are relatable in my field of practice.
Review by: Caroline on December 28, 2014
Excellent examples and reminders of ethical duties given corporate demands.
Review by: Stasia on December 27, 2014
Direct quotes and data to support information.
Review by: Jacqueline on December 21, 2014
The course was a great ethic's read and easy to follow along to with the audio recording.
Review by: Marguerita on December 21, 2014
The course stated the facts about Professionalism.
Review by: Suzanne on December 14, 2014
She broke down the information so it was easy to understand and almost logical.
Review by: Elizabeth on November 2, 2014
A framework for ethical decision making is very good.
Review by: Megan on October 27, 2014
The information was very basic and general but good and informative overall.
Review by: Bethany on October 26, 2014
The presenter was very clear and did a good job!
Review by: Karen on October 20, 2014
Review by: Leigh Ann on October 12, 2014
Well organized. Good examples. Meaningful quotes
Review by: Patricia on October 3, 2014
clear and concise
Review by: Traci on September 27, 2014
Very good points and take-away thoughts
Review by: Jill on September 12, 2014
Provided real word examples
Review by: Sara on September 8, 2014
Easy to understand. Pertained to my current work situation.
Review by: Martha on September 6, 2014
I liked the real world examples that she used throughout.
Review by: Robin on August 21, 2014
Good quotes
Review by: Delores on August 21, 2014
The presenter provided a lot of information on ethics - which needs to be considered in our profession.
Review by: Deborah on August 3, 2014
good presenter, easy to follow, practical information
Review by: Gina on July 28, 2014
Easy to follow, organized material
Review by: Tricia on July 26, 2014
I found the information to be very useful.
Review by: Sally on July 23, 2014
Stressed the importance of doing good and the respect and dignity of the client.
Review by: Patricia on July 3, 2014
Information important for me in my practice
Review by: Gary on June 14, 2014
The information provided was equally important for those individuals who are new to the profession and those individuals who have been in the profession, for some time, and appreciate periodic reviews of our Code of Ethics.
Review by: Betty on May 12, 2014
Excellent course content presented in an organized manner. Excellent speaker.
Review by: Marilyn on April 30, 2014
Review by: sara on February 28, 2014
Clearly presented information that is highly relevant to the field.
Review by: Ashleigh on December 26, 2013
Very explanatory
Review by: Kelleigh on December 2, 2013
Good Info
Review by: Jeanne on November 30, 2013
Solid refresher in ethics
Review by: Emily on October 27, 2013
very easy to understand
Review by: Ashley on October 27, 2013
Her speaking voice keeps you interested; she was straight-forward and to the point. She gave real-life examples that "made sense" with the material presented.
Review by: Constance on October 23, 2013
It was well-organized, and the presenter presented a lot of material in a short amount of time.
Review by: Kendra on October 19, 2013
Review by: Sheila on October 10, 2013
Very good speaker. She held my attention.
Review by: Tara on September 24, 2013
Clearly delivered information
Review by: Katricia on September 22, 2013
The speaker was well prepared and knowledgeable about the subject. The topic is very important to this profession.
Review by: Harrison on September 20, 2013
Review by: Trinetta on September 9, 2013
Objectives were clear and adhered to on handout.
Review by: Sonia on September 4, 2013
Very informative...good examples
Review by: Galite on August 19, 2013
Expertise of the speaker in the area
Review by: Haley on August 19, 2013
information presented.
Review by: Catherine on August 3, 2013
Concise information and bringing in APA and AMA
Review by: Israel on July 24, 2013
The knowledge and accurate information provided in the course itself.
Review by: Katherine on June 17, 2013
For the amount of time allowed, thorough discussion of the whys and hows of ethical decision making
Review by: Melanie on June 10, 2013
Very good coverage of a critically important topic. Professionally done. Interesting.
Review by: Meghan on June 3, 2013
Practical advice
Review by: Amy on May 4, 2013
Excellent presentation of information on the importance of ethics in daily practice.
Review by: Rick on May 3, 2013
Execellent guidance on extremely important decisions which are made everyday
Review by: Mia on April 1, 2013
The presenter clearly has a wealth of knowledge and her presentation was easy to follow.
Review by: Laura on March 10, 2013
A good framework for which to advocate for myself and my responsibilities as a professional to employers
Review by: Megan on February 28, 2013
good info

Course Information

This is an audio recording of a Live Webinar.

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Course Presenter

sue t hale

Sue T. Hale, M.C.D., CCC-SLP

Sue Hale is Director of Clinical Education and Assistant Professor in the Department of Hearing and Speech Sciences at Vanderbilt University. An ASHA fellow, she served as President of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association in 2009. She had extensive previous service on ASHA councils and committees in the areas of clinical standards and professional ethics. She served as ASHA Vice President for Quality of Service in Speech-Language Pathology from 2002-2004. She teaches and lectures in the areas of professional ethics, counseling, and clinical supervision. She received her bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the University of Mississippi.

Disclosure: Financial: No relevant relationships to disclose. Nonfinancial: Has served on various ASHA offices, councils and committees in the areas of clinical standards and professional ethics.

Continuing Education Information

CEUs/Hours Offered: AG Bell - LSLS/1.0 Domain 7, CE-SPC-13-065; ASHA/0.1 Introductory, Related; Kansas DHE, LTS-S1370/1.0; SAC/1.0

Passing an online exam will be required to earn continuing education credit, where applicable.

Please Note: The exam and course evaluation must be completed within 30 days of course registration.

To participate in the course, complete the exam, and earn continuing education credit (where applicable), you must be a CEU Total Access member.

AG Bell - Listening and Spoken Language Credential

This course is offered for 1 hour(s) of CE Credit from the AG Bell Academy for Listening and Spoken Language. For an explanation of content areas, please view pdf listing all 9 "domains."

American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.

This course is offered for 0.1 ASHA CEUs (Introductory level, Related Area)

Kansas Dept of Health & Environment

Approved for 1 continuing education clock hour(s) for Kansas licensed Speech Pathologists by the Kansas Department of Health and Environment. Long-Term Sponsorship number: LTS-S1370.

California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Board: SpeechPathology.com is approved by the California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Board as a Continuing Professional Development Provider, approval number PDP 268. This course may meet the requirements for 1 hours of continuing education credit for SLPs as required by the California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology and Hearing Aid Dispensers Board. The responsibility for determining whether or not this specific course counts toward an individual's requirements for license renewal is up to the individual. Please refer to the CA state board rules regarding allowable topics and self-study limits: http://www.speechandhearing.ca.gov/licensees/ce_req.shtml. Live webinars on SpeechPathology.com do not count as self-study courses toward California professional development requirements.

Speech-Language and Audiology Canada

Clinically certified members of Speech-Language and Audiology Canada (SAC) can accumulate continuing education equivalents (CEEs) for their participation with SpeechPathology.com. One hour of coursework equals 1 CEE. All SAC members are encouraged to participate in on-going education.

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