TITLE 77: PUBLIC HEALTH
CHAPTER XIV: HEARING AID CONSUMER PROTECTION BOARD
PART 3000 HEARING AID CONSUMER PROTECTION CONTINUING EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
SECTION 3000.200 APPROVED CONTINUING EDUCATION COURSES
Section 3000.200 Approved Continuing Education Courses
a) Continuing education courses shall be offered in the following areas: acoustics; nature of the ear (normal ear, hearing process, disorders of hearing); hearing measurement; hearing aid technology; selection of hearing aids; federal and state laws/regulations regarding dispensing of hearing aids and ethical practices; or other areas deemed appropriate by the Board.
b) Only Continuing Education Units approved by the Department, the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) or the National Hearing Aid Society (NHAS) shall be applied towards meeting the minimum requirements set forth in Section 3000.230. Sponsors other than ASHA and NHAS shall send the Department the following material prior to a course being offered when the Department approves the continuing education courses: the procedures and criteria used to approve Continuing Education courses, a roster of the approved courses containing the name of the instructor(s), the location of the course, and the number of CEU's or contact hours assigned to the course.
c) Only Continuing Education Units completed subsequent to the effective date of this rule shall be applied to the minimum requirements as set forth in Section 3000.230 of this Part.
(Source: Amended at 17 Ill. Reg. 8817, effective June 10, 1993)