Ethical Boundaries in the Patient/Clinician Relationship in the Home Health Setting

January 15, 2016 1:00pm - 3:00pm

This event is open to OT/ST/PT including OTAs, SLPAs, and PTAs.

This course is pending 2 CEUs from TOTA and 2 ethics CCUs from TPTA.

This course is approved for 2 ethics CEUs by TSHA.


Shannon Anderson, LMSW

Course Location:

One Realtor Center

2772 S SE Loop 323

Tyler, TX 75701


Course Description:

This course addresses the need for appropriate professional boundaries in home care, inclusive of pediatrics, private pay, community care, home health and hospice. The course touches on the establishment of personal boundaries and how that relates to professional boundaries and client boundaries.  The course also provides insight into areas boundaries are commonly violated, how they are related to ethical practice, and potential consequences of boundary violations, as well as instruction on how to practice strategies for initiating and maintaining healthy boundaries.

About Our Speaker:

Shannon Anderson, LMSW

Director of Community Relations

Shannon Anderson is an LMSW that received her Master’s degree in social work from the University of Texas Arlington. She has spent the last 10 years of her career in social work and marketing, focusing on medical and home health care.  Prior to her master’s degree, she worked on clinical research trials for the pharmaceutical industry. She currently serves as The Director of Community Relations for Therapy 2000, a home health care provider and on the board for Chari-T2000, a non-profit organization providing medical equipment to under-insured pediatrics.

Learner Objectives:

  • Identify areas boundaries are commonly violated in patient care and the ethical standards they are directly related to in professional code of ethics.
  • Describe importance of maintaining healthy boundaries.
  • List strategies to maintain healthy boundaries with patients.





“Based on our CEU application method, TSHA requires all speech professionals miss no more than 10 minutes of class to receive full credit. Partial credit is not available for speech therapistsIf you are late to class at start or after break by more than 10 minutes, no credit can be granted, although you are still warmly welcome to attend.”

Thank You for your understanding of this externally mandated requirement.

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