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AudiologyNOW! 2013: Shades of Gray: Ethics in Audiology (.1 CEUs)

Recorded On: 04/05/2013

Shades of Gray: Ethics in Audiology

Duration: 1 hour

Presenter: Teri Hamill, PhD; and Jackie Davie, PhD

CEUs: .1CEUs

ABA Ethics Credits Available

Who Should Attend: Clinicians and academics interested in the latest information on honesty/dishonesty and the social science perspective on how gift giving creates unintentional bias

Instructional Level: Intermediate

Program Focus: Knowledge

Learner Outcomes:
Upon completion, each participant in the eAudiology Web seminar will be able to:
1. Describe research results that supports the concept that humans tolerate limited amounts of dishonesty in their own behavior while still viewing themselves as being honest persons
2. List factors that promote honesty and dishonesty
3. Recognize facets of marketing campaigns that create and exploit conflict of interest situations and rely upon the norm of reciprocity

There is seldom a bright line between honesty and dishonesty. The honest truth is we are all dishonest, e.g.,the average person will inflate performance by 15 percent. Dishonesty varies across situations and is influenced by our ethical decision-making processes, what we witness in our peer group, how we rationalize our behavior, and the nature of the temptations. Marketing promotes conflict of interest situations and the norm of reciprocity because they are effective in influencing behavior. This eAudiology Web seminar covers social science information on honesty/dishonesty and conflict of interest.

Teri Hamill, PhD is a professor of audiology at Nova Southeastern University. She has edited the first and second editions of the Ethics in Audiology (the green and yellow/green books of ethics). She was chair of the Ethical Practices Board of the Academy 2002-2005.

Jackie Davie, PhD is an associate professor of audiology at Nova Southeastern University.


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