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Core Topics for Speech-Language Pathology Assistants

Course: #9892Level: Introductory 3 Hours 3323 Reviews

This course includes one hour of content on each of the following topics: 1) ethical concepts and decision-making; 2) universal safety precautions, including the Occupational Safety & Health Administration's (OSHA) bloodborne pathogens standard, and 3) patient confidentiality and the Health Insurance Portability & Accountability Act (HIPAA).

This modular course was created to meet the prerequisites for applicants for ASHA Speech-Language Pathology Assistant certification, but includes information relevant to SLPs and other healthcare professionals.

Please note: This series is comprised of the following individual courses: 9588, 1033794, 1033808. If you have completed any of these individual courses in any format, you will NOT be able to earn CEU credit for this course series (9892).

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Course Type: Video

CEUs/Hours Offered: ASHA/0.3 Introductory, Related; IACET/0.3; Kansas LTS-S1370/3.0; SAC/3.0

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to identify four groups that the ASHA Code of Ethics is designed to protect.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to define key concepts related to bloodborne pathogens and occupational exposure.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to identify the key components of HIPAA.

Course created on October 1, 2021


0-60 Minutes SLP Introduction to the Code of Ethics
60-120 Minutes Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Bloodborne Pathogens Standards: What You Need to Know
120-180 Minutes HIPAA for Allied Health Professionals


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Presenter Disclosure: Klaire Brumbaugh - Financial: Klaire Brumbaugh was paid an honorarium for this presentation. Nonfinancial: No relevant relationships to disclose.
J. Nikki Gaylord - Financial: J. Nikki Gaylord was paid an honorarium for this presentation. Nonfinancial: No relevant relationships to disclose.
Kathleen Weissberg - Financial: Kathleen Weissberg received an honorarium for presenting this course. Non-financial Disclosures: Kathleen Weissberg has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.
Kim Cavitt - Financial: Kim Cavitt was paid an honorarium for this presentation. She owns an audiology consulting firm and provides consulting services to hearing healthcare providers as well as to entities such as the Academy of Doctors of Audiology, hearing aid manufacturers, and SpeechPathology.com's sister company, AudiologyOnline. Nonfinancial: Kim Cavitt is Chair of the Illinois Speech Pathology and Audiology Licensure Board and serves on the Audiology Quality Consortium.

Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by SpeechPathology.com, a Continued site.

Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.

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Full attendance is required, and the times you log in and out will be recorded and documented. If you log in to a live webinar late or if you log out early, you may not be able to earn CEU.

Passing an online exam and completing a course evaluation will be required to earn continuing education credit.

Live Webinars allow presenter and participant interaction. The exam and course evaluation for these courses must be completed within 7 days of the event.

On-demand courses include texts, video and audio recordings of live webinars, and multimedia formats. The exam and course evaluation for on-demand courses must be completed within 30 days of course registration.

To participate in the course, complete the exam and course evaluation, and earn continuing education credit, you must be a SpeechPathology.com member. Participants must complete the entire course; partial credit is not allowed.

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American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.

American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.

Introductory Level

International Association for Continuing Education and Training

International Association for Continuing Education and Training

Continued, LLC, DBA SpeechPathology.com, is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). Continued complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard, which is recognized internationally as a standard of excellence in instructional practices. As a result of this accreditation, Continued is authorized to issue the IACET CEU. continued, LLC, is authorized by IACET to offer 0.3 CEUs for this program.

Kansas Dept for Aging and Disability Services

Approved for 3 continuing education clock hour(s) for Kansas licensed Speech Pathologists by the Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services. 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 3 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

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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