UMass Amherst COMM-DIS 416 - Scope of Practice, Clinical Roles and Responsibilities of SLPs and AuDs (5 pages)

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Gives an overview of SLPs and AuD's specific work settings, along with their scope of practice. Also describes the various roles and responsibilities each professions is qualified to carry out.


Lecture number:
1
Pages:
5
Type:
Lecture Note
School:
University of Massachusetts Amherst
Course:
Comm-Dis 416 - Clinical Procedures

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CommDis 416 1nd Edition Lecture 1 Outline of Current Lecture I What are your Clinical Interests II Where do SLPs Work III Where do Audiologists Work IV National Recognized Agencies V Scope of Practice VI Critical Roles of the SLP VII SLP s Range and Responsibilities a Other Responsibilities VIII Audiologists Scope of Practice IX Critical Roles of the Audiologist Current Lecture I What are your clinical interests Speech vs Audiology Hearing Science Patient Population Pediatric vs Adults Workplace Hospital vs School based setting Acute care vs rehab facility II Where do SLPs Work 2 3 66 ASHA certified SLPs that were surveyed were employed full time in a school setting 59 197 Approximately 12 worked in hospitals 77 133 10 in a nonresidential health care setting private practice out patient rehab 70 000 6 in a residential health care setting e g skilled nursing facility palliative care hospice Small amount were reported in college university settings These notes represent a detailed interpretation of the professor s lecture GradeBuddy is best used as a supplement to your own notes not as a substitute III Where do Audiologists Work Median Salary Private practice per calendar year 84 768 Academic setting per academic year 72 000 Hospital per calendar year 77 000 Non residential health care facility per calendar year 70 000 Industry per calendar year 79 000 IV National Recognized Agencies American Speech Language and Hearing Association ASHA o National professional scientific and credentialing association o Over 166 000 audiologists speech language pathologists speech language and hearing scientists audiology and speech language pathology support personnel and students associated with ASHA American Academy of Audiology AAA o Support research education and public awareness in audiology and hearing V Scope of Practice SLP scope of practice is to provide clinical services prevention advocacy education administration and research in the areas of communication and swallowing VI



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