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CSD 657 Professional Issues and Ethics in Speech-Language Pathology

Course Description:Issues related to the profession of speech-language pathology, service delivery, ethics, legal considerations, funding issues, program administration and credentialing will be introduced. Content is in accordance with the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Scope of Practice, Codes of Ethics, Preferred Practice Patterns and guidelines for credentialing. Information and resources that can be used for a professional lifetime will be provided. Finally, the importance of professional activity, including advocacy for the professions and the clients/patients one serves will be addressed. Multiple strategies that incorporate direct instruction, collaborative learning groups, peer teaching, group discussion, student guided problem solving will be implemented. Clinical case studies from a variety of work settings will be included for learning.
Course Rotation: NY; Spring


2 credits