This is Part 1 of a two-part series. Do you dream of starting your own business but don't know where to start? This Part 1 will introduce participants to different types of business structures, and roles played by the SLP as a business owner. Pros and cons of cash-based versus insurance-based practices will also be discussed.
Course created on September 13, 2018
- After this course, participants will be able to describe at least three different kinds of business structures.
- After this course, participants will be able to define the role of the SLP and the business owner.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify pros and cons of cash-based practices and insurance-based practice.
|5-15 Minutes||Are you an entrepreneur?|
|15-20 Minutes||Is your practice SLP based?|
|20-30 Minutes||Legal Structures|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
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Krista Covell-Pierson, OTR/L, BCB-PMD
Occupational therapist and entrepreneur, Krista Covell-Pierson is the founder and owner of Covell Care and Rehabilitation, LLC. Krista created Covell Care and Rehabilitation to improve the quality of services available for adult clients living in the community through a one-of-a-kind mobile outpatient practice which aims to improve the lives of clients and clinicians alike. Krista attended Colorado State University receiving degrees in social work and occupational therapy. She has worked in various settings including hospitals, home health, rehabilitation centers and skilled nursing. Through her private practice, Krista created a model that she teaches to other therapists looking to start their own business. She has extensive experience as a fieldwork educator and received the Fieldwork Educator of the Year Award from Colorado State University, presents to groups of professionals and community members on a regular basis and has a heart to help others become the best version of themselves.
Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.
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