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Tele-Ethics: Principles To Inform Ethical Telepractice (On Demand Webinar) (WEB19914)

Presenter(s): Ellen Cohn, PhD, CCC-SLP
Course Description


As illustrated by the challenges caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, telepractice (also known as telespeech, teleaudiology, and telehealth) is revolutionizing clinical care. This webinar will describe how ethical principles can inform and inspire exemplary telepractice that serves to improve the quality of life for individuals with communication disorders. The presenter will share clinical scenarios that present the fundamentals of telepractice, with a focus on the guiding principles in the ASHA Code of Ethics. The webinar will discuss lawful practice, ethical communication, and upholding client well-being.

Learning Objectives:

You will be able to:

  • determine when state licensure is required to engage in ethical and lawful telepractice
  • list elements of transparent ethical communication that should occur before a clinical relationship begins
  • identify aspects of privacy, security, and safety to ethically protect the well-being of clients when engaging in telepractice

What is a webinar?

Webinars are slide-based presentation and question-and-answer sessions that you can watch live at a pre-scheduled date and time or on-demand at your leisure after the live event occurs.

Learning assessment

Self-assessment

Ethics: Professional Development Requirement

This course is registered under the Ethics and Ethical Decision-Making subject code and will fulfill the 1-hour Ethics professional development requirement for ASHA’s certification maintenance, which is in effect beginning with certificate holders in the 2020-2022 certification maintenance interval.

This course is part of the Telepractice Learning Path. What is a learning path? A learning path is a curated set of courses on an essential topic, designed for you to take in order—or in whatever order you wish—as you have time in your schedule. Our learning paths identify sets of key courses so you can get on your way to mastering particular areas of practice according to your needs, priorities, and interests.

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CONTINUING EDUCATION
PDH: 2
ASHA CEU*: 0.2
COURSE DETAILS
Item #(s): WEB19914
Available Through: August 27, 2025