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Course # 5270
Is This Ethical? Use of an ethical decision-making model to address ethical issues in the workplace

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CEUs/Hours Offered: ASHA/0.1 Intermediate, Related; Kansas DHE, LTS-S1370/1.0; SAC/1.0


Course Abstract

This course will discuss an ethical decision-making model for use when ethical dilemmas present themselves at the workplace. After a review of the ASHA Code of Ethics principles and rules, the course will present an ethical decision-making model that addresses ethical, policy, and legal issues. The decision-making model will be applied to a variety of ethical dilemmas from both educational and medical work settings.
Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.


Handouts

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Course Learning Outcomes

  • After this course, participants will be able to describe an ethical decision-making model.
  • After this course, participants will be able to explain the four Principles of Ethics of the ASHA Code of Ethics.
  • After this course, participants will be able to contrast ethical requirements with policy and legal requirements.
  • After this course, participants will be able to describe alternatives that can be used when there is an ethical issue in the workplace.

Time-ordered Agenda

0-5 Minutes Introductory comments
5-15 Minutes ASHA Code of Ethics: Principles of Ethics
15-20 Minutes Ethical decision–making model
20-30 Minutes Compare and contrast ethical issues with legal and policy issues
30-55 Minutes Application of ethical decision-making model with examples
55-60 Minutes Conclusion; Q&A

Average Rating

(1430 Ratings)

Most Recent Comments

Displaying 100 most recent comments out of 1430 reviews

Review by: Kathryn Jacoby on December 21, 2014
Good information that should be reviewed regularly.
Review by: Ashla on December 21, 2014
Information is important to all SLPs and helpful as a review for those of us who have been out of school for a bit
Review by: Joan on December 18, 2014
Made a dry, but important topic, relevant and interesting.
Review by: Kisstin on December 14, 2014
Providing examples of situations
Review by: Suzanne on December 7, 2014
Having the case studies really allows you to apply what we are learning in this course.
Review by: Betsy on December 5, 2014
Great detail and specific scenarios really help.
Review by: Anne on December 5, 2014
Good personal examples provided
Review by: Karen on December 1, 2014
This course provided information that was relevant to all we do. It is good to be reminded of these principles on a regular basis.
Review by: Beth on November 30, 2014
Well organized and clearly the presenter was an expert in this area. Great examples of ethical dilemmas.
Review by: Jillian on November 25, 2014
Easy to read through and adequate information
Review by: Ramon on November 23, 2014
every thing was to the point. well organized.
Review by: Christi on November 22, 2014
Organized and simple to follow.
Review by: Jacquelyn on November 22, 2014
Clearly stating the principles
Review by: Debbie on November 18, 2014
Easy to follow.. Examples of possible situations
Review by: Lucero on November 16, 2014
The content was detailed and easy to follow.
Review by: Mildred on November 11, 2014
Well organized; excellent job relating ASHA code of ethics to particular ethical dilemmas.Good contrast of laws versus ethics and consequences of ethical violations.
Review by: Kylee on November 9, 2014
No technical problems, easy to navigate.
Review by: Mary on November 4, 2014
Good examples, clear guidelines, thought-provoking. Thanks.
Review by: Valerie on October 25, 2014
The course provided examples that may occur in daily work experiences and gave various situations and how to proceed if one is exhibiting difficulty.
Review by: Lorraine on October 23, 2014
Ethical examples were very good.
Review by: Suzan on October 23, 2014
The presenter provided step by step deliberations for several ethical problems.
Review by: Marie on October 21, 2014
This course served as an awesome reminder of how I must govern myself professionally, at all times!
Review by: Heather on October 14, 2014
Information first, examples second.
Review by: Martha on September 30, 2014
Good examples were given to work out as an individual.
Review by: adriana on September 14, 2014
Highly informative, goes into great detail and gives a myriad of examples.
Review by: Heather on September 2, 2014
interesting presentation
Review by: Rosemary on August 29, 2014
It was a very nice, concise overview of ethics and the examples of ethical dilemmas that SLPs face in schools, in particular, were very good.
Review by: Meredith on August 26, 2014
Reviewed important information that I had forgotten
Review by: Zulemy on July 21, 2014
Important workshop. I find myself making ethical decisions all the time.
Review by: W. Gray on July 16, 2014
A great refresher and update course..Professional Ethics was thoroughly covered using many examples for clarification and to hold interest.
Review by: W. Gray on July 16, 2014
A great refresher and update course..Professional Ethics was thoroughly covered using many examples for clarification and to hold interest.
Review by: Patricia on July 14, 2014
Great examples of ethical dilemmas that we might face.
Review by: Rosalind on July 7, 2014
The examples that are given.
Review by: Liane on June 27, 2014
I appreciated the examples and possible solutions to ethical dilemmas.
Review by: Adriana on June 25, 2014
Good presentation and appropriate material.
Review by: Natalie on June 10, 2014
very knowledgeable! the examples were very helpful
Review by: Tiffany on May 23, 2014
Very good information, informative with very good case studies that touched on real everyday situations.
Review by: Amy on May 20, 2014
The handouts were very helpful and a good reference during the training. The examples were "real life" situations that do seem to show up within the work settings of an SLP.
Review by: Janet on April 29, 2014
Specific examples of ethical dilemmas in the workplace, and the application of the ethical decision-making model to each one.
Review by: Joyce on April 23, 2014
it refreshed my knowledge on the code of ethics
Review by: Jeanette on April 22, 2014
Review of clinician to the public
Review by: Jessica on April 10, 2014
useful decision making model
Review by: Julia on April 1, 2014
Easy to follow, thought provoking
Review by: Katy on March 13, 2014
The examples given were helpful.
Review by: Shirley on March 6, 2014
It was very concise and gave scenarios to think about.
Review by: Megan on February 22, 2014
Good content, well organized
Review by: Tamara on February 19, 2014
The real world work examples made this more relevant.
Review by: Natalie on February 15, 2014
well organized and clear examples were identified
Review by: Kristin on February 12, 2014
The examples given pertained to my work.
Review by: Mary Jane on February 10, 2014
the examples slps are placed in from time to time
Review by: Carly on February 7, 2014
Practical, functional, and applicable!
Review by: Terri B on January 31, 2014
Author provided multiple strategies for addressing ethical issues.
Review by: Nancy on January 28, 2014
It explained the material well and gave applicable examples.
Review by: Jennifer on January 27, 2014
There was a variety of real-world examples that I can use and share with my coworkers and supervisors.
Review by: Carmen Christina on January 19, 2014
The case studies clearly illustrated ethical dilemmas.
Review by: Rebecca on January 15, 2014
A good reminder about ethics in the profession.
Review by: Kristie on January 4, 2014
The way the material was presented to the reader.
Review by: Lisa on January 3, 2014
Thorough review of ethics and ethical decision making.
Review by: Trisha on January 2, 2014
Very organized and methodical in presentation.
Review by: Lauren on December 31, 2013
It's always great to refresh your knowledge about ethical practices. The presenter provides great examples.
Review by: Kimberly on December 31, 2013
Very thorough in its content. Has helped me to examine and increase awareness of the daily decisions I make as I serve my students and the public.
Review by: Alice on December 30, 2013
The ample use of examples.
Review by: Justine on December 28, 2013
Lots of practical examples
Review by: Beverly on December 28, 2013
The information was laid out very clearly and in a very organized fashion.
Review by: Lona on December 28, 2013
Thorough in its inclusion of ethical concepts, discussion of the Code of Ethics, and examples to consider

Course Information

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Course Presenter

lissa power defur

Lissa Power-deFur, Ph.D., CCC-SLP

Lissa Power-deFur is Professor and Program Director in Communication Sciences and Disorders at Longwood University.  She previously worked at the Virginia Department of Education in special education and student services, where she worked collaboratively with general educators, special educators and related services personnel to facilitate student achievement.  She has offered numerous presentations on the educational relevance of speech-language impairment, collaboration, and the Common Core State Standards.  


Disclosure: This presenter has no relevant financial or nonfinancial relationships to disclose.


Continuing Education Information

CEUs/Hours Offered: ASHA/0.1 Intermediate, Related; Kansas DHE, LTS-S1370/1.0; SAC/1.0

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

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

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


American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.

This course is offered for 0.1 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate 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.


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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