This case-based course will address the clinical ethical issues related to the evaluation and treatment of a person with dysphagia. It will provide participants with practical, solution-oriented approaches to dealing with many of the challenging and distressing aspects of clinical work in caring for those with swallowing disorders.
Course created on October 21, 2015
- After this course, participants will be able to identify how to differentiate an ethical dilemma from a clinical dilemma and moral distress.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe several practical problem solving paradigms and approaches used to manage ethical dilemmas in clinical practice.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify and apply ethical problem solving strategies to several clinical vignettes.
|5-30 Minutes||History and Concepts in Clinical Ethics|
|30-50 Minutes||Ethical Issues and Approaches for Clinical Practice in Dysphagia|
|50-75 Minutes||Case Discussion and Problem Solving|
|75-90 Minutes||Summary, Q & A|
Lynne Brady Wagner, MA, CCC-SLP
Lynne Brady Wagner is the Program Director of Stroke Rehabilitation and the Chair of the Ethics Advisory Committee at Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts. After earning a masters degree in Speech-Language Pathology from Saint Louis University, Lynne began her career in Chicago and worked at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago (RIC) where she became the Resource Clinician for Adult Dysphagia. She has a graduate certificate in Health Care Ethics from Rush University Medical School and was the first Disability Ethics Fellow at RIC and the MacLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics at the University of Chicago. Lynne is a former member of ASHA’s Board of Ethics and in the past has been the Ethics Column editor for the Special Interest Group 13 (Swallowing and Swallowing Disorders) Perspectives. She currently serves as the Coordinator of the Coordinating Committee for SIG 13 and is an instructor at the MGH Institute for Health Professions where she teaches Healthcare Ethics.
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American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.
This course is offered for 0.15 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Professional Area)
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Kansas Dept for Aging and Disability Services
Approved for 1.5 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.
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