Ethics is often viewed as a set of principles that defines “right” and “wrong”, suggesting a black and white view. However, a much more realistic view of ethics is the many shades of grey that define ethics in action. This presentation will focus on how ethics is integrated into the profession of audiology using a case based approach as the foundation for this presentation.
Course created on June 3, 2015
- As a result of this Continuing Education Activity, participants will be able to list several current considerations in ethics for the audiology.
- As a result of this Continuing Education Activity, participants will be able to describe an ethics of care response based on case-based presentation.
- As a result of this Continuing Education Activity, participants will be able to demonstrate communication skills that are based on ethics.
|0-5 Minutes||Introduction: Fifty shades of grey|
|5-15 Minutes||What are ethics? Defining ethics in a broad perspective|
|15-30 Minutes||Professional ethics: Black and white or shades of grey?|
|30-50 Minutes||Practical considerations in ethics for the audiologist|
|50-55 Minutes||More questions than answers: Keeping the learning in ethics growing|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q &A|
Gail M. Whitelaw, Ph.D. is an audiologist, the Director of the The Ohio State University Speech-Language-Hearing Clinic and the audiology faculty member on the Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Other Disorders (LEND) grant at the Nisonger Center at The Ohio State University. She is interested in a range of professional issues, including preceptor education/training, clinical education, and ethics education. She is a past president of the Ohio Academy of Audiology, the American Academy of Audiology, and a past chair of the Board of Governors of the American Board of Audiology. She currently teaches a course on Ethics in Audiology at Ohio State which leaves her with more questions than answers each year!
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