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Safety Precautions in Speech, Language, and Hearing Professions (PD102449)

Presenter(s): Jeffrey C Meeks, EdD, CCC-SLP
Course Description


This course provides an overview of safety precautions for speech, language, and hearing professionals in both health care and school settings. The presenter discusses safe and effective practices and reviews relevant clinical scenarios. The course satisfies the universal precautions coursework requirement for individuals seeking ASHA certification as an audiology assistant or a speech-language pathology assistant. (This course is not eligible for ASHA CEUs.)

Learning Outcomes
You will be able to:

  • Identify the potentially infectious materials you are most likely to encounter in your work setting
  • Implement safe and effective practices for handwashing, use of personal protective equipment, and handling of potentially contaminated items
  • List key components of an exposure control plan

What is Included?

You'll get online access to all the course content, including the full video, handouts, and references so you can access it from anywhere!

Assessment Type

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

Related Courses

See all courses for individuals seeking ASHA certification as an audiology assistant or a speech-language pathology assistant.

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Item #(s): PD102449
Available Through: March 25, 2027