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Moral & Ethical Distress: Sources, Solutions & Resilience Strategies
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM PST

Event Description
Kim Gully, MS,CCC-SLP,CCM,CBIST is a speech language pathologist by original training who specializes in working with individuals who have sustained traumatic brain injuries, strokes, anoxic episodes, and other neurological conditions.  She has been a Speech-Language Pathologist since 1984, a Certified Case Manager since 2005, and a Certified Brain Injury Specialist Trainer since 2009.  She retired in 2020 after enjoying a satisfying career as a therapist, case manager, support group leader, local/regional/national speaker, and brain injury advocate.  She is currently working to advocate for individuals who need assistance navigating through the recovery process after a traumatic brain injury.  She runs a support group for brain injury survivors and caregivers and is the President of the Medical Speech-Language Pathology Council of California.  She enjoys running, traveling, and providing pet therapy visits with her chocolate labrador retriever Sara through Pet Prescription team.

Financial Disclosures:  none       Nonfinancial Disclosures: President of MSCCFounder & Leader of New Start Support Group for TBI Survivors 

Tim Tatsui, Ed.D., MBA, CPT collaborates with clients as Vice President at the National Education Foundation, Certified Personal Trainer, Executive Coach, and Board Advisor. His works centers on improving well-being, vitality and physical and mental fitness, identifying and celebrating incremental progress made and savoring what is now. He has worked with incarcerated youth in Texas and students, families, educators, and executives in the Compton Unified School District and the Los Angeles Unified School District, California State University, Dominguez Hills, Pepperdine University and Loyola Marymount University. From 2007 to 2020, Tim managed coaching and client engagement at Pearson North America and founded and led the company's Learning Analytics Business in the US and Canada. Tim is a Board Member at the UCLA School of Education and an advisory Board Member at Jazz Hands for Autism and Edily Learning. He earned a B.A. from Baylor University, a Doctor of Education at UCLA, an M.B.A. from the Anderson School of Management at UCLA and Trainer Certification from the National Academy of Sports Medicine. Tim enjoys capturing moments of delight in his day, spending time with his partner, son and dog, discovering fun, generative approaches to movement and to connecting with others, training Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, and eating well.

Financial Disclosures:       none              Nonfinancial Disclosures:      none
Target Audience:  Medically Based Speech-language pathologists​
Course Description: This presentation will explore causes of moral and ethical distress frequently experienced in medical settings.  Potential solutions and approaches to solving causes of moral distress will be explored.  Participants will be given case studies to provide examples of how to identify and address potential solutions to situations.  In addition focus will be placed on how to develop resilience strategies to manage the challenges brought about by moral distress.
Participants will be able to:
Determine underlying sources of moral conflict and identify tools available to improve interactions and outcomes.
Discuss the impact of moral distress on patient care/outcomes, job satisfaction, personal health, healthcare delivery and other related issues.
Analyze case studies, identifying moral distress triggers and proactive solutions.
List a minimum of 3 approaches to relieve moral distress, improve patient care/outcomes, job satisfaction, team performance, resilience and work/life balance.
Time-Ordered Agenda:                                   
5:30 - 5:45        Moral distress
5:45 - 6:00       Tools & Approaches to improve interactions & outcomes
6:00 - 6:15        Scenarios/Case Studies & Moral Courage
6:15 - 7:15        Resilience Strategies
7: 15 - 7:30       Questions & Answers                                 
In order to receive credit for this course participants must complete the following requirements:  
  • attend entire course
    • Join webinar on time and stay until course concludes
    • partial credit  not allowed
  • complete program evaluation
    • must be completed within 7 days of completion of course in for attendance to be reported to ASHA CE Registry
    • certificate of completion will be awarded upon receipt of program evaluation

Special Requests
We encourage participation by all individuals.  If you have a disability or other special requests (visual, hearing, physical, etc.), please indicate your request in the designated section included in registration process. We will do our best to accommodate you, please allow a minimum of 14 days notice to allow us time to process your request.   

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If MSCC cancels a course that requires an additional registration fee, all members who have prepaid for the course will be refunded the registration fee in the form of the original payment within 30 business days of the cancellation of the course.   MSCC membership fee will not be refunded.

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Content Disclosures
The content of this course does not focus exclusively on any specific proprietary product or service. Presenter financial and non-financial disclosures may be found in the Presenter & Disclosures area above.