Professional Issues in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology

Author: Rosemary Lubinski,Melanie Hudson

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1111309108

Category: Medical

Page: 672

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The 4th Edition of PROFESSIONAL ISSUES IN SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGY AND AUDIOLOGY explores the most relevant and critical issues related to professional practice in the field of Communication Sciences and Disorders today. Written by a variety of highly regarded experts in the field, each chapter delves into a critical issue, such as research, education and health care policies, infection prevention, service delivery, multicultural populations, and more. Comprehensive in coverage, the topics provide an up to date view of the profession while preparing readers to earn their ASHA Certificate of Clinical Competence. In-depth discussions also address professional pathways and organizations, employment issues, and ethical-legal considerations to get readers thinking about career advancement and success in any setting. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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Professional Issues in Speech-language Pathology and Audiology

Author: Franklin H. Silverman

Publisher: Allyn & Bacon

ISBN: N.A

Category: Medical

Page: 210

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"This is a practical guide that covers key professional issues currently under discussion in the field. This book will help readers and practitioners develop a more objective attitude toward change and increase their ability to adapt by equipping them with coping strategies for dealing with these inevitable changes. As changes occur in this country's health care delivery, many new clinical and professional issues are impacting the practice of Speech Pathology and Audiology. This book provides a discussion of issues of the next century that will have to be tackled by the next generation of speech-language pathologists and audiologists. "Chapters include: Professional Ethics; Credentialing; Malpractice and Other Torts; Influencing Legislation; Coping with Managed Health Care; Being Culturally Sensitive; and much more! "For anyone who focuses on professional affairs and issues in speech-language pathology and audiology.
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Professional Issues in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology, Fifth Edition

Author: Melanie W. Hudson,Mark DeRuiter

Publisher: Plural Publishing

ISBN: 1635502675

Category: Medical

Page: 550

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The fifth edition of Professional Issues in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology is a singularly comprehensive resource for students in speech-language pathology and audiology as they prepare for their professional careers. It also serves as a timely source of information for both practitioners and faculty, serving as an updated “state of the professions” desk reference. The book is divided into four major sections: overview of the professions; employment issues; setting-specific issues; and working productively. The information presented in each section provides the reader with a better understanding and a new perspective on how professional issues have been affected by both internal and external influences in recent years including technological advances, demographic shifts, globalization, and economic factors. Chapter authors are recognized subject matter experts, providing a blend of both foundational and cutting-edge information in areas such as evidence-based practice, ethics, finding a job, interprofessional practice, service delivery in healthcare and education, technology, cultural competence, supervision, and leadership. Students reading this book will appreciate how the professions have evolved over time while acquiring a sense of where they are right now as they prepare to enter the professional world. Each of the topics covered in the book will continue to play important roles in the future of audiology and speech-language pathology, providing early career professionals with the requisite knowledge to achieve success in any setting. New to the Fifth Edition: * New coeditor Mark DeRuiter, PhD, MBA, CCC-A, CCC-SLP * 5 new chapters including Professional Accountability (Shelly Chabon and Becky Cornett); Safety in the Workplace (Donna Fisher-Smiley and Cynthia Richburg); Interprofessional Education and Interprofessional Practice (Alex Johnson); Counseling (Michael Flahive); and Advocacy (Tommie Robinson and Janet Deppe) * New authors Tricia Ashby, Bob Augustine, Stacy K. Betz, Janet Deppe, Cathy DeRuiter, Mark DeRuiter, Robin Edge, Susan Felsenfeld, Liza Finestack, Michael Flahive, Carolyn Higdon, Kelly M. Holland, Shirley Huang, Susan Ingram, Marie Ireland, Jeffrey Johnson, Pui Fong Kan, Lemmietta McNeilly, Lissa Power deFur, Gail Richard, Steve Ritch, Lisa Scott, and Tina Veale * Critical thinking questions at end of each chapter for classroom discussion and examination * Updated table of chapter content relevant to the Council for Clinical Certification standards for ASHA Certificate of Clinical Competence * Updated acronyms glossary * Updated figures and tables * Updated and expanded references Disclaimer: Please note that ancillary content (such as documents, audio, and video, etc.) may not be included as published in the original print version of this book.
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Professional Writing in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology, Third Edition

Author: Robert Goldfarb ,Yula C. Serpanos

Publisher: Plural Publishing

ISBN: 1635502756

Category: Medical

Page: 397

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Professional Writing in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology, Third Edition is an excellent resource for students of communication sciences and disorders. It is often used as a textbook for courses in professional writing, clinical methods, and professional issues. Throughout the text, the authors use anecdotal material, self-help questions, and humor to illustrate that learning to be a better professional writer does not require drudgery. The authors cover a spectrum of subjects related to professional writing, including: rules of writingevidence-based writingethics of professional writingciting referencesuse and abuse of the Internetwriting for oral presentationswriting diagnostic reportswriting clinical reportswriting for professional advancement The third edition is responsive to requests from instructors to provide more examples from communication sciences and disorders and increase the amount of practice material. The authors have added content in grammar and rules of writing and increased the number of practice questions and writing exercises in all chapters. They also included new information to reflect changes in the most recent ASHA Code of Ethics as well as changes in the Graduate Record Exam and Praxis Exam. Highlights of the Third Edition: More detailed coverage of grammar and rules of writingMore examples for student practice in all chaptersMore examples related to speech-language pathology and audiologyNew information about ASHA's Revised Code of EthicsNew information about the Praxis II Examination in speech-language pathology and audiologyWebsite resources for students including electronic versions of writing exercisesWebsite resources for instructors including answer keys for practice questions and writing exercises Disclaimer: Please note that ancillary content (such as documents, audio, and video, etc.) may not be included as published in the original print version of this book.
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How to Prepare for the Praxis Examination in Speech-language Pathology

Author: Kay T. Payne

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 9780769301600

Category: Medical

Page: 120

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This updated second edition of How to Prepare for the NESPA, reflects the new title of the examination (Praxis) and once again provides students and clinicians with the only test preparation manual available for this examination. Readers will find the same essential chapters that focus on test-taking skills and study strategies; however, these have been updated to reflect current information and integrate sample questions that are more similar to those they will encounter on the Praxis examination in Speech-Language Pathology.
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