This Back to Basics course is an introduction for speech-language pathologists on how to navigate the ASHA Code of Ethics, discussing basic concepts such as whom the Code is designed to protect, and definitions of relevant terms. Two different ethical decision-making processes are modeled, and example case applications are provided.
Course created on January 28, 2021
- After this course, participants will be able to identify 4 groups that the code of ethics is designed to protect.
- After this course, participants will be able to define beneficence, justice, autonomy, and nonmaleficence.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the steps to at least one ethical decision-making model.
|5-10 Minutes||Ethics vs. legality|
|10-20 Minutes||Ethical principles|
|20-40 Minutes||Ethical decision-making models|
|40-55 Minutes||Case application|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
Klaire Brumbaugh, ClinScD, CCC-SLP, is an assistant professor and the director of clinical services for the University of Central Missouri. Prior to joining the university, Dr. Brumbaugh’s primary work experience was with the birth to three population. She graduated with her bachelor's and master’s degree from Kansas State University. In 2019, she graduated from Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions with a clinical doctorate in speech-language pathology. Her research interests include treatment of phonological disorders and professional issues such as issues and supervision.
J. Nikki Gaylord
J. Nikki Gaylord, CScD, CCC-SLP is an assistant professor at Murray State University in the Center for Communication Disorders. Dr. Gaylord has been a practicing speech-language pathologist for over 20 years. She received her bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Southeast Missouri State University. She completed her doctorate of clinical science in speech-language pathology in 2019 from Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions and is currently working toward completion of a doctorate of education in P-20 leadership from Murray State University. Her current research interests include exercise-induced laryngeal obstruction in athletes, exercise-induced dyspnea, voice disorders, clinical supervision, and ethics and diversity in speech-language pathology.
J. Nikki Gaylord: J. Nikki Gaylord was paid an honorarium for this presentation. Nonfinancial: No relevant relationships to disclose.
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