This course will provide participants with information regarding the common ethical dilemmas in the Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) setting and resources to help them become advocates in the SNF setting. Topics covered include how to use your company’s internal resources as well as external resources to advocate for patients.
Course created on January 22, 2015
- After this course, participants will be able to describe common ethical dilemmas in the SNF setting.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe how to utilize their company's internal documents in order to advocate for ethical care.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe how to utilize external documents in order to advocate for ethical care.
- After this course, participants will be able to list the roles and responsibilities in advocating for ethical, quality eldercare.
|0-10 Minutes||Introduction and Overview|
|10-35 Minutes||Specific Ethical Dilemmas|
|35-55 Minutes||The Solutions|
|55-60 Minutes||Conclusion, Q&A|
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Rachel Wynn, MS, CCC-SLP
Rachel Wynn, MS CCC-SLP is the owner of Gray Matter Therapy, a website dedicated to providing information about ethics in the SNF setting, functional treatment ideas, and recent research related to cognitive-communication disorders, including dementia. Rachel Wynn started the November 2013 letter writing campaign to ASHA regarding ethical concerns in the prevailing model of SNF therapy service delivery. Since then she has been featured in the ASHA Leader, spoken to graduate student groups, and spoke at the 2014 ASHA Convention regarding ethics in the SNF setting.
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