This is Part 5 of a week-long series, An Update on Dysphagia Assessment and Treatment: How to Do It and Why. Many patients with dysphagia have complex medical, social and emotional issues which require not only an advanced level of clinical skill and expertise, but also an advanced level of ethical reasoning skills. In this course the core principles of bioethics will be reviewed and strategies for integrating ethical reasoning into clinical practice will be discussed. This course is open captioned. (Part 1: Course 7678, Part 3: Course 7680, Part 4: Course 7681)
Course created on July 15, 2016
- After this course, participants will be able to list the four core principles of bioethics.
- After this course, participants will be able to list the three requirements for the process of informed consent.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe two strategies clinicians can use to facilitate development of ethical reasoning skills.
|5-10 Minutes||Professional ethics/Competence|
|10-20 Minutes||Clinical ethics/Principles of Bioethics|
|20-25 Minutes||Disclosure/Informed consent|
|25-30 Minutes||Self Determination Act/Health Care Directives|
|30-40 Minutes||Educate and Negotiate|
|40-50 Minutes||Communicate and Advocate|
|50-55 Minutes||Facilitating Development of Ethical Reasoning Skills|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary; Q&A|
Tammy Wigginton, MS, CCC-SLP, BCS-S
Ms. Wigginton earned her Master's Degree in Speech Language Pathology from Murray State University in 1991. She is a clinician at the University of Kentucky Voice and Swallow Clinic and has worked in academic medicine for over 14 years. Her areas of expertise include alaryngeal communication, evaluation and treatment of communication and swallowing disorders in head and neck cancer patients and neuro-voice and swallowing disorders. She has a special interest in medical bioethics as it relates to the care and treatment of patients with swallowing disorders and head and neck cancer. She previously served as a member of the University of Kentucky Medical Center's Hospital Ethics Committee. She is a Board Certified Specialist in Swallowing and Swallowing Disorders and a member of the Dysphagia Research Society.
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