Texas speech-language pathologists and audiologists are required to complete the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation (TDLR) mandated two-hour course in Ethics for Speech Pathologists and Audiologists during each licensure renewal period.
This course includes specific content of ethics related to business and professional issues, to include content from the ASHA Code of Ethics related to professional issues. Then a considerable amount of time is spent on content from the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation (TDLR) with reference to Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists Administrative Rules, Chapter 111, Subchapter P., Responsibilities of the Licensee and Code of Ethics.
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- The Foundation of Ethics
- Professional Ethics
- Ethical Models and Philosophies
- The Principles of Ethics
- Personal and Professional Integrity
- ASHA Code of Ethics for Speech-Language Pathologists
- Licensure Rules for Texas
- Continuing Professional Education--Requirements for Texas
- Texas Requirements, Duties, and Responsibilities of Supervisors and Persons Being Supervised
- Texas Standards of Ethical Practice
- Texas Rules for what A licensee shall not do
- Texas Common Disciplinary Actions and fines
Course Goals & Objectives:
Speech Language Pathologists will be empowered and equipped with the Texas licensure and regulatory rules of ethics from this course.
- Define ethics and the components of ethical standards and behavior.
- Define the concepts of business and professional ethics.
- Define the concepts of nonmaleficence, beneficence, fidelity, autonomy, veracity, justice.
- Define the concepts of professional and personal integrity such as honesty, nondiscrimination, impairment and conflict of interest.
- Identify the Texas Specific Rules/Policies related to supervision and continued education requirements of the Speech Language Pathologist
- List at least 4 rules of the Texas Standards of Ethical Practice, per Chapter 111.155
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Contact Hours: 2 contact hours in length (check your state’s approval status in the state specific course catalog for your profession).
Target Audience: Speech Language Pathologist
Instructional Level: Intermediate
Criteria for Completion: Criteria for Completion: A score of 70% or more is considered passing. Scores of less than 70% indicate a failure to understand the material and the test will need to be taken again until a passing score has been achieved
This course is offered for 0.20 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Related area).
Financial – Lisa Milliken is employed by Select Rehabilitation and receives a salary. She receives payment from HomeCEU for the presentation of this course.
Nonfinancial - no relevant nonfinancial relationship exists.
Content Disclosure: This course does not focus solely on any specific product or service
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