Ethical Challenges for Speech-Language Pathologists in the Long-Term Care Setting Clinicians can use American Speech-Language-Hearing Association's Code of Ethics (2010) to help them determine the best course of action in situations that they face across various settings. This article will consider several specific challenges that clinicians face in the long-term setting and will reference the Code of Ethics to assist ... Article
Article  |   July 01, 2011
Ethical Challenges for Speech-Language Pathologists in the Long-Term Care Setting
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  • John D. Tonkovich
    Department of Special Education, Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, MI
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Article   |   July 01, 2011
Ethical Challenges for Speech-Language Pathologists in the Long-Term Care Setting
SIG 15 Perspectives on Gerontology, July 2011, Vol. 16, 3-9. doi:10.1044/gero16.1.3
SIG 15 Perspectives on Gerontology, July 2011, Vol. 16, 3-9. doi:10.1044/gero16.1.3

Clinicians can use American Speech-Language-Hearing Association's Code of Ethics (2010) to help them determine the best course of action in situations that they face across various settings. This article will consider several specific challenges that clinicians face in the long-term setting and will reference the Code of Ethics to assist in navigating the skilled nursing facility (SNF) health-care environment and as a guide for dealing with anticipated change.

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