Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Planning for Your Future Private Practice  (.1 ASHA CEUs; 1.0 Maryland Contact Hours)
Kim Lopatka, Speech-Language Pathologist, Private Practice, Community Speech Therapy, Inc.

This course will offer many clinical and business considerations to those thinking of starting a private practice in speech-language pathology, including character traits and skill sets of successful private practitioners, business considerations (i.e. developing a business plan, using a mentor), clinical considerations (i.e. potential population, market area, setting) and available resources.   Learner Outcomes:  The participant will identify character traits/skill set for success private practitioners; the participant will identify five clinical considerations for planning for private practice; the participant will identify five business/legal considerations in planning for private practice.

This program is offered for .1 CEUs (Intermediate Level, professional area).  ASHA CE Provider approval does not imply endorsement of course content, specific products, or clinical procedures.


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The cost for these webinars is as follows:


MSHA Member   One-hour webinar   $25.00
MSHA Non-member   One-hour webinar  $35.00
MSHA Member   Two-hour webinar  $40.00
MSHA Non-member   Two-hour webinar  $50.00
MSHA Member - 6 Webinar Series    $150.00
MSHA Non-member - 6 Webinar Series  $200.00

Speaker Bio:  Kim Loptka, MA, CCC-SLP is a current owner of Community Speech Therapy, Inc., which has been in business since 1997.  Kim started in the field working with the geriatric population, then moved to an inpatient rehabilitation center, and then an acute care hospital.  As she started her private practice part-time, she started to see more and more pediatric clients, and over the past 18 years has almost exclusively seen pediatric clients with a variety of speech and language delays and disorders, including many with autism spectrum disorders.  Disclosure:  Ms. Loptka receives an honorarium for this webinar but has no other relevant financial or non-financial relationships to disclose.

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