FREE FOR MEMBERS - Working with people at the end of life Part 2: Ethical issues

Price (incl GST)
Members Single price $0.00
Non-Members Single price $176.00
Students Single price $66.00

  • Registrations close 24 hours before the expiry date
  • All delegates must be registered to participate in training and be eligible to earn PSR points
  • Registrants choosing the Member class will be contacted if they are not financial SPA members with the option to pay the difference for Non Member registration or cancel and receive a refund.
  • Each person must register - single registration cost is for each individual, not per site.
  • SPA Student members can contact SPA to organise registrations at student member rates


  • Expiry Date: 28 February 2020
  • Duration: 90 minutes
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Session Overview:

This online event aims to increase clinicians’ understanding of the current ethical issues speech pathologists face working with people at the end-of-life.

What I will learn: By the end of this workshop, the aim is that you should be able to:

  • Understand what is important to people at the end-of-life
  • Understand ethical concepts of autonomy, beneficence, non-maleficence and distributional justice
  • Explore ethical challenges in the context of case study examples
  • Consider workable solutions to ethical challenges
  • Identify actions to develop ethical decision-making skills and knowledge
  • Describe further education and training opportunities and resources to support professional development in end-of-life

Who should attend?

  • Registrants should be speech pathologists
  • This presentation will appeal to speech pathologists with an interest in providing services to adults in aged care settings, acute care, and community-based services.

What do I need to do beforehand?

Prior to the event, participants will find it useful to:

CPD Points awarded: 1.5 PSR points


Wendy Pearse Wendy Pearse
Sunshine Coast Hospital & Health Service: Principal Project Officer, End of Life Care

Trish Johnson Trish Johnson
BAppSci(SpPath), MSPA
Speech Pathology Australia: Senior Advisor, Ethics and Professional Issues