Ethics


2017-2018 MSHA Ethics Committee Members


Michelle Bailey
Cary Cekola
Mary Peterson
Robin Pollens
Katherine Rigley-Rowell
 

Are you wondering if your next step is ethical according the ASHA or MSHA Code of Ethics?  Are you concerned about an ethical question related to your work?  The MSHA Committee on Ethics can assist you.  Our role is to provide education, discussion, or resources for you to consider.   If you have a question regarding professional ethics you can use the MSHA Committee on Ethics Consult Form.  No Identifying information is required except the method by which you'd like to receive a reply.  You may send your completed consult request to the Committee at mshaethics@gmail.com

Please note we are not a place to file a complaint or report.  If you have significant concern about a colleague you should report them to the ASHA Ethics Board at www.asha.org/about/ethics/ or the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs.

Updated Issues in ASHA Ethics 

Need more practical information about the ASHA Code of Ethics? Look no further than the Issues in Ethics statements (IESs) written by the Board of Ethics. These statements are now being updated to be consistent with theCode of Ethics (2016). More than 10 of the 18 IESs have been revised so far, with the rest coming over the next several months.
 
Members and certificate holders can benefit from the additional analysis and guidance that an IES provides; however, an IES doesn't absolutely prohibit or require specified activity—the facts and circumstances surrounding a matter of concern will determine whether the activity is ethical.
 
Updated topics include the following:

Questions? Contact ASHA Ethics at ethics@asha.org.

Resources

MSHA Code of Ethics

ASHA Code of Ethics

An Ethical Scenario: Early On Ethics

ASHA Ethics in School Based Practice

FAQ School Based Related Ethics 

FAQ Dysphagia Related Ethics

ASHA
http://www.asha.org/associates/Social-Media-Etiquette-for-Professionals/

State legislation preventing employers from asking for social media passwords from employees
http://www.ncsl.org/issues-research/telecom/employer-access-to-social-media-passwords-2013.aspx


ASHA summary of self-referral and anti-kickback regulations
http://www.asha.org/practice/reimbursement/medicare/regulations_sum/

http://www.asha.org/slp/clinical/endoflife/