Conference Registration

CONFERENCE FEE (Includes lunch on Friday, refreshment breaks)
  • Individual from National Council member state - $295.00
    • If more than one individual from member state - $275
  • Individual from non-member state - $495.00
  • Exhibitor (includes one conference registration) - $450.00
PRE-CONFERENCE WORKSHOP (Includes refreshment break and flashdrive with NCSB Reference Manual)
  • Training for Board Members-Individual from member state - $210.00
  • Training for Board Members-Individual from non-member state - $300.00
Register Online or download a PDF registration form.

NOTE:  Registration cannot be refunded after TBD.
REGISTER BY CHECK PAYABLE TO: NCSB

LEARNER OUTCOMES

Conference Session Participants will be able to:

  • Analyze considerations in implementing rules governing telepractice related to audiology and speech-language pathology.
  • Identify a variety of models for continuing education requirements.
  • Discuss encroachment as reported to state boards, legislative actions that affect regulation, and ethical considerations in the use of social media.
  • Compare rules and procedures for reinstating licensees from inactive status; addressing sexual misconduct, and applying disciplinary actions
  • Discuss current information related to the Praxis exam.
  • Characterize challenges and successes experienced by state boards and staff in regulating the professions.
  • Identify current trends regarding the internet sale of hearing aids and the use of support personnel.

Conference Schedule

Thursday, October 10
Pre-Conference Workshop - Training for Board Members (Additional Fee Required)
Visit the pre-conference workshops page for more information.

Friday, October 11

8:00 - 8:30
Registration & Continental Breakfast

8:30 - 9:00
Welcome and Introductory Remarks

  • Glenn M. Waguespack, NCSB President
  • Sherry Sancibrian, NCSB President-Elect
  • Vickie Dionne, Presiding Officer, Texas board

9:00 - 10:00
KEYNOTE SPEAKER - Ellen Cohn, Ph.D.
Telepractice: Benefits, Risks, and Opportunities for Greater Licensure Uniformity

10:00 - 10:15
BREAK

10:15 - 11:00
Telepractice (continued)

11:00-11:45
Continuing Education: If You’ve Seen One State - Alison Lemke, IA& Ellen Fagan, ASHA

11:45 - 1:00
LUNCH and CORPORATE BUSINESS MEETING

1:00 - 2:15
Timed Timely Topics

  • Encroachment - Dawn Richard, LA
  • Sexual misconduct - Nahale Kalfas, NC
  • Deregulation threats - Tim Weise
  • Social networking - Brian O’Riordan & Carol Bock, CASLPO
  • Reinstatement- Kerri Phillips, LA

2:15-2:30
BREAK

2:30-3:15
Update: Praxis Exams - Judith Page, ASHA CFCC & Kathy Pruner, ETS

3:15 - 4:45
State Information Exchange - Amy Goldman, Facilitator, PA
A state representative should come prepared to speak for 5 minutes on successes and challenges in the respective state.

 

Saturday, October 12

8:30 - 9:30
Online Hearing Aid Sales: The Texas Story - Vickie Dionne, TX & David Richards, TX

9:30 - 10:15
Disciplinary Procedures and other Thorny Issues - Tammy Camp, TX & Patty Nesbitt, WV

10:15 - 10:30
BREAK

10:30 - 11:45
Support Personnel: The State of the States - Theresa H. Rodgers, LA & Susan Adams, ASHA

11-45 - 12:00
Wrap-up and 2014 Preview

 

 


 

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