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Ethical Considerations for the Aging

Amber B. Heape, ClinScD, CCC-SLP, CDP

June 19, 2017

What are some important ethical considerations for the aging population?   Read More


Problem Solving in Ethics

Kerri Phillips, SLP.D, CCC-SLP

January 9, 2017

How do we determine if a clinician has behaved unethically?   Read More


Informed Consent

Tammy Wigginton, MS, CCC-SLP, BCS-S

September 9, 2016

What are the main components of informed consent?   Read More


Reporting Abuse or Neglect

Angela Sterling-Orth, MS, CCC-SLP

July 29, 2016

What should I do if I suspect abuse but my employer discourages me from reporting, because they do not want to deal with legal issues?   Read More


Ethical Dilemma and Ethical Distress

Lynne Brady Wagner, MA, CCC-SLP

January 19, 2016

What is an ethical dilemma and how is it different from ethical distress?   Read More

ASHA Board of Ethics Response to Ethical Violations

Barbara Prakup, PhD, CCC-SLP

March 16, 2015

What levels of action can the ASHA Board of Ethics take in response to an ethical violation?   Read More


When to Evaluate a Patient in a SNF

Rachel Wynn, MS, CCC-SLP

February 23, 2015

Does Medicare require that evaluations be medically necessary?   Read More


Handwritten Therapy Notes

Wren Newman, SLP.D., CCC-SLP

September 22, 2014

Should notes taken during therapy be typed and filed as an official record at the school? Are handwritten notes considered acceptable?   Read More

Code of Ethics Violations

Wren Newman, SLP.D., CCC-SLP

August 4, 2014

What is an example of a minor violation resulting in reprimand?   Read More


How to Prepare an SLP Denial of Treatment Claim

Gary Mertz, M.S.,CCC-SLP

May 10, 2010

How do I prepare for an SLP Denial (of a treatment claim)since most facilities request the SLP to either write the "denial letter" or provide quite a bit of support to a senior manager who writes the...   Read More


Medical Clearance for Voice Therapy

Michelle Harmon, Ph.D

June 13, 2005

Is it always necessary to get a medical clearance before any voice therapy can be undertaken? It was my understanding that a medical exam was necessary only in the cases where the individual had a voc...   Read More


Ethics of SLP's being required to obtain vital health measurements with patients

Janet Brown, M.A.,CCC-SLP

July 7, 2003

Is it ethical for home health agencies to train and require SLPs to obtain vital signs during evaluation visits (ex. blood pressure, heart rate, respiratory rate, height, weight, head circumference)?   Read More

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