In your essay, present an ethical dilemma or challenge that may be faced by a clinician in the area of client abandonment.
Then, using ethics resources and the ASHA Code of Ethics, identify one or more Principles and the corresponding Rule(s) that you believe have been violated and provide a rationale for your choice(s).
Finally, suggest how the situation could be handled for a proper resolution and what could have been done differently to minimize the likelihood that the ethical dilemma would have occurred at all.
Shannon Goodwin Texas State University Essay Title: Unintentional Client Abandonment: How Personal Decisions Impact Others Lacy Hefley Portland State University Essay Title: Lose-Lose: When Intra-Professional Conflict Harms the Client Julia Burroughs University of Cincinnati Essay Title: Continuous Care in an Ever-Changing Field: Client Abandonment Topic: It is critical that speech-language pathologists and audiologists maintain confidentiality when communicating with others about the status of research, supervision, or clinical services (e.g., sharing details of patient history, communicating the results from diagnostic evaluations, reporting progress in treatment, maintaining and distributing records and documentation for the purposes of patient care or research).
Student clinicians may encounter challenges regarding confidentiality during their clinical practice and research endeavors.
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Such challenges require the application of ethical decision-making skills.
The Student Ethics Essay Award (SEEA) program is conducted as part of ASHA's efforts to create awareness of the importance of ethical decision making as individuals prepare to start careers in audiology, speech-language pathology, or speech, language, and hearing sciences.
Recipients of the SEEA are listed below, and essay titles are available to read for the last three years.
Kaley Ervin Texas State University Essay Title: Overstatement of Qualifications: Misrepresentation in Clinical Practice Cara Richman Western Kentucky University Essay Title: On Defrost, Disclosure, and Professional Drive Rivka Moller Nova Southeastern University Essay Title: Sound Advice: Conflict of Interest in Audiological Practice Topic: Independent and Evidence-Based Clinical Judgment From the start of your professional career in audiology or speech-language pathology, you will be committed to providing high-quality services to clients/patients.
In some employment settings, you may receive direction from others regarding clinical strategies and services that may conflict with your own professional judgment.