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Ethics for Audiologists (Live Webinar) (PD102694L)

Presenter(s): Albert C Hahn, AuD, CCC-A/SLP
Course Description

Live broadcast (one-time viewing only): Tuesday, September 19, 2023, 12:00–2:00 p.m. Eastern time

Last chance to sign up: September 19, 2023, Noon, Eastern time

Can't participate in the live broadcast? Check out the on-demand version, available through the ASHA Learning Pass subscription or as an a la carte purchase.

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This webinar is intended for audiologists who are interested in how ethical practice issues relate to their work. The speaker will provide an overview of the theories of ethics, their application to the audiology profession, and sample case analyses to illustrate ethical decision-making.

Learning Outcomes
You will be able to:

  • List the four pillars of health care ethics 
  • Describe the link between health care ethics and the ASHA Code of Ethics 
  • Make informed decisions when presented with an ethical dilemma

Ethics Professional Development Requirement

This course counts toward the ASHA certification maintenance professional development requirement for Ethics. See more courses that count toward this requirement or read more about professional development requirements for certification maintenance.


  • Introduction (10 min.)
  • Ethics vs. Morals (5 min.) 
  • Contemporary Theories of Ethics (15 min.) 
  • Health Care Ethics and the ASHA Code of Ethics (30 min.)
  • Ethical Dilemmas and Related Professional Issues (15 min.)
  • Case Studies (10 min.)
  • Summary (15 min.)
  • Q & A (20 min.)

Presenter Information

Albert C. Hahn, AuD, CCC-A/SLP (he/him/his) is a dually certified audiologist and speech-language pathologist with over 30 years of clinical, teaching, and supervisory experience. He has served in a variety of roles in state associations, including recent tenure as the Audiology Practice Representative for the Ohio Speech-Language-Hearing Association. He has been an invited speaker in the past for that association on the topic of ethics. Dr. Hahn is currently an associate clinical professor and director of audiology education at Miami University (Ohio). He is the primary instructor for all audiology-related coursework and serves as advisor to pre-audiology majors. He provides diagnostic, counseling, and rehabilitative audiology services for adults and children age 5 years and older.

Financial Disclosures:

  • Financial compensation from ASHA for this presentation

Nonfinancial Disclosures:

  • None

Assessment Type

Self-assessment—Think about what you learned and report on the Completion Form how you will use your new knowledge.

To earn continuing education credit, you must complete and submit the learning assessment by September 24, 2023.

Program History and CE Information

Live webinar: September 19, 2023
12:00–2:00 p.m. Eastern time
(11:00 a.m. Central time, 10:00 a.m. Mountain time, 9:00 a.m. Pacific time)

This course is offered for 0.2 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Related area).

Subscribers Ratings
PDH: 2
ASHA CEU*: 0.2
Item #(s): PD102694L
Available Through: September 29, 2023