29th Annual NCSB Conference

New Horizons in Professional Licensure

Conference Presentations and Handouts


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October 20-22, 2016
Drury Plaza Hotel
Santa Fe, New Mexico

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Comments from previous conference attendees:

"After attending this workshop, I better understood my role as a Board Member."
"Our board is not the same today as it was 4-5 years ago. We have been empowered by the knowledge we have acquired from this conference."

THURSDAY LEARNING OUTCOMES: Participants will be able to:

  1. Delineate key components of laws, rules and regulations that govern the practice of SLP and audiology.
  2. Describe elements of the disciplinary process and application to the professions through participation in a mock hearing.
  3. Review complaints describing potential violations by SLPs and audiologists or SLP assistants to determine appropriate action.
  4. Draft a consent order and agreement based on an audiologist’s or SLP’s violation of the law, rules, and/or code of ethics.
  5. Engage in the process utilized in examining ethics violations as well as in reporting to the National Practitioner Data Bank (NPDB).

FRIDAY LEARNING OUTCOMES: Participants will be able to:

  1. Discuss the current status of interstate licensure agreements in healthcare professions, implications for SLPs and audiologists, and preferred future directions for SLPs and audiologists.
  2. Identify best practices for licensing boards as they consider diverse client/patient populations in their jurisdictions.
  3. Identify best practices for licensing boards as they consider international applicants for licensure.
  4. Describe ways to increase transparency of licensure board proceedings.
  5. List new initiatives of the ASHA Council for Clinical Certification (CFCC).

SATURDAY LEARNING OUTCOMES: Participants will be able to

  1. Compare recent SLP and audiology licensure board developments across states.
  2. State appropriate practices for discharge planning to avoid patient abandonment.
  3. Describe the newest updates to the ASHA Code of Ethics.

Sponsorship Opportunities:
For event sponsorship options, please contact Alison Lemke at alison-lemke@uiowa.edu

(Conference Registration brochure will be mailed in July. ASHA and AAA CE approval in process)

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