In evaluating an application for reinstatement of a license previously revoked or suspended, or reconsideration of denial of license, the board shall consider the following:
(A) The nature and severity of the acts which resulted in denial, revocation or suspension of license;
(B) The time elapsed since the commission of the acts;
(C) Possible additional violations occurring after the denial, revocation or suspension;
(D) Compliance with previous orders of the board; and,
(E) Evidence of rehabilitation which the applicant may submit to the board.
(F) Applicants who have not engaged in the practice of speech-language pathology or audiology for more than five years prior to the date the individual applies to the board for reinstatement may be subject to additional requirements outlined by the board and could include assigned hours of continuing education on specific topics. The board shall require additional continuing education and other activities, which may include, but are not limited to:
(1) Competency based performance appraisals;
(3) Additional continuing education, which may include, but is not limited to topics covering:
(a) Anatomy and physiology of the speech and hearing mechanisms.
(b) Hearing disorders.
(d) Electrophysiology including auditory and vestibular measures.
(e) Specialty assessment such as APD and AR.
(h) Treatment including such topics as hearing aid theory, hearing aid assessment, hearing aid fitting, hearing aid technologies, product training, cochlear implants, vestibular rehab, aural rehabilitation and counseling.
(i) Ethics, HIPPA and record keeping.
(4) Extended coursework; and
(5) Professional development plan.
Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 09/19/2016 and 12/12/2021
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 4753.05
Rule Amplifies: 4753.09
Prior Effective Dates: 04/22/76, 4/24/06, 12/1/11