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(225 ILCS 110/3.5)
(Section scheduled to be repealed on January 1, 2028)
This Act does not prohibit:
(a) The practice of speech-language pathology or
audiology by students in their course of study in programs approved by the Department when acting under the direction and supervision of licensed speech-language pathologists or audiologists.
(b) The performance of any speech-language pathology
service by a speech-language pathology assistant if such service is performed under the supervision and full responsibility of a licensed speech-language pathologist. A speech language pathology assistant may perform only those duties authorized by Section 8.7 under the supervision of a speech-language pathologist as provided in Section 8.8.
(b-5) The performance of an audiology service by an
appropriately trained person if that service is performed under the supervision and full responsibility of a licensed audiologist.
(c) The performance of audiometric testing for the
purpose of industrial hearing conservation by an audiometric technician certified by the Council of Accreditation for Occupational Hearing Conservation (CAOHC).
(d) The performance of an audiometric screening by an
audiometric screenings technician certified by the Department of Public Health.
(e) The selling or practice of fitting, dispensing,
or servicing hearing instruments by a hearing instrument dispenser licensed under the Hearing Instrument Consumer Protection Act.
(f) A person licensed in this State under any other
Act from engaging in the practice for which he or she is licensed.
(g) The performance of vestibular function testing by
an appropriately trained person under the supervision of a physician licensed to practice medicine in all its branches.
(h) The performance of neurophysiologic
intraoperative monitoring of the seventh and eighth cranial nerve by an individual certified by the American Board of Registration of Electroencephalographic and Evoked Potential Technologists as Certified in Neurophysiologic Intraoperative Monitoring only if authorized and supervised by the physician performing the surgical procedure.
(Source: P.A. 100-530, eff. 1-1-18