Article  |   November 2010
Ethics Compliance: Enforcing ASHA’s Code of Ethics
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Article   |   November 2010
Ethics Compliance: Enforcing ASHA’s Code of Ethics
SIG 4 Perspectives on Fluency and Fluency Disorders, November 2010, Vol. 20, 71-75. doi:10.1044/ffd20.3.71
SIG 4 Perspectives on Fluency and Fluency Disorders, November 2010, Vol. 20, 71-75. doi:10.1044/ffd20.3.71

ASHA’s Code of Ethics sets forth principles and rules essential to preserving the highest standards of integrity among audiologists, speech-language pathologists and speech, language and hearing scientists. ASHA members and certificate holders must abide by these principles and rules. This article summarizes ASHA’s ethics enforcement program by describing the program’s key components, including the special responsibility of ASHA’s members and certificate holders in the enforcement of the Code. The purpose of this article is to promote a fuller understanding of this important aspect of ASHA’s overall ethics program, which may not be familiar to readers.

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