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2022-23 ATSU University Catalog 
2022-23 ATSU University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

AUD 851 - Professionalism: Ethics and Leadership

8 weeks/2 credit hour

This course will examine the nature and evolution of codes of ethics. Class discussions and reading materials will emphasize ethical issues as they relate to the professional practice of audiology. Topics will include numerous contemporary issues in audiology and how they relate to codes of ethics from AAA, ADA and ASHA. In addition to the issues discussed, a framework for ethical decision-making will be developed. Students will be expected to demonstrate an understanding of the issues and ethical implications discussed through class discussions, written assignments, and a final examination. In addition, this course will provide a forum for discussion of the organization and function of professional associations, activities which serve the professional community, service to the public and the development of leadership skills.