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Entrepreneurship for the SLP Professional, Part 1

Course: #8595Level: Introductory1 Hour 2861 Reviews

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

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Course Type: Text, Video

CEUs/Hours Offered: ASHA/0.1 Introductory, Related; IACET/0.1; SAC/1.0

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to describe at least three different kinds of business structures.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to define the role of the SLP and the business owner.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to identify pros and cons of cash-based practices and insurance-based practice.


0-5 Minutes Introduction
5-15 Minutes Are you an entrepreneur?
15-20 Minutes Is your practice SLP based?
20-30 Minutes Legal Structures
30-45 Minutes Payment
45-55 Minutes Resources
55-60 Minutes Summary, Q&A


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Presenter Disclosure: Financial: Krista Covell-Pierson is the owner of a private practice, Covell Care and Rehabilitation, LLC. Nonfinancial: No relationships to disclose.

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

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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.