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Event Sponsors
(other sponsors are noted on the schedule below)

 

Exhibitors

   

 

Time Thursday, September 26
Room
  Pre-Conference Workshop - Training for Board Members
(Additional Fee Required)
Ballroom A
Time Friday, September 27
Room
8am - 8:30am Registration & Continental Breakfast

Sponsored By:

Ballroom C
8:30am - 8:45am Howdy Yall; Welcome
  • Kerri Phillips, SLP.D; Louisiana Board of Examiners for Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology; NCSB President
  • Gregg B. Thornton, Esq; Ohio Speech and Hearing Professionals Board; NCSB President Elect
Ballroom A
8:45am - 10am The Rough Riders; Administering Compacts
  • Presentation
  • James R. Puente, MS, MJ, CAE; National Council of State Boards of Nursing; Illinois
Ballroom A
10am - 10:15am Break

Sponsored By:

Ballroom C
10:15am - 11am Three Amigos; Licensure Compact Update
  • Nahale Freeland Kalfas, Esq; North Carolina Board of Examiners for Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology
  • Kerri Phillips, SLP.D; Louisiana Board of Examiners for Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology; NCSB President
  • Gregg B. Thornton, Esq; Ohio Speech and Hearing Professionals Board; NCSB President Elect
Ballroom A
11am - 11:30am Ain't My First Rodeo; Update on Antitrust Case Law
  • Nahale Freeland Kalfas, Esq; North Carolina Board of Examiners for Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology
Ballroom A
11am - 1pm Welcome to the Fiesta; LUNCH and CORPORATE BUSINESS MEETING

Sponsored By:

Ballroom A
1pm - 2:15pm A Walk Along The River; Board Consolidation - Who’s in Your Canoe: Tammy Brown & Board Actions in the Climate of Deregulation
  • Cheryl R. Hawkinson, Esq; Ohio Attorney General’s Office
Ballroom A
2:15pm - 2:30pm Break

Sponsored By:

Ballroom C
2:30pm - 3:15pm Over the Counter Hearing Aids: A Prickly Pear or a Fruit Ripe for the Picking Ballroom A

3:15pm - 4pm

Holy Guacamole; Ethical Trends and Challenges Facing the Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology Professions
  • Presentation
  • Donna R. Euben, Esq; American Speech-Language-Hearing Association; Maryland
Ballroom A

4pm - 5pm

The Whole Enchilada; New Ethics Requirement
  • Todd R. Philbrick, CAE, CS; American Speech-Language-Hearing Association; Maryland

Panelists:

  • Tracy Lynn Grammer, MS, CCC-SLP, ASHA Fellow; Oklahoma Board of Examiners for Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology
  • Matthew Lyon, AuD; TexasAcademy of Audiology
  • Patty Nesbitt, West Virginia Board of Examiners for Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology
Ballroom A
Time Saturday, September 28
Room
8:30am - 9:30am Round Up - Part 1: State Information Exchange

Facilitator:

A state representative should be prepared to speak for 5 minutes on successes and challenges in the respective state. Please download, review and complete the slides on or before Sep 6. Email the completed slides to Amy Goldman before the Sep 6 deadline.

Ballroom A
9:30am - 10am Head'em-up-Mov'em Out - ETS Updates
  • Kathy R. Pruner, MBA; Educational Testing Service; New Jersey
 
10am - 10:15am Break    Ballroom C
10:15am - 11:15am Round Up - Part 2: State Information Exchange

Facilitator:

  • Amy S. Goldman, MS, CCC-SLP; Pennsylvania Board of Examiners A state representative should be prepared to speak for 5 minutes on successes and challenges in the respective state.
Ballroom A
11:15am - 12noon New Territories in Licensing; Clinical Simulation, Lobbying for your Board & Cultural Competence and Sensitivity
  • Presentation 1; Presentation 2
  • Kerri Phillips, SLP.D; Louisiana Board of Examiners for Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology; NCSB President
  • Tracy Lynn Grammer, MS, CCC-SLP, ASHA Fellow; Oklahoma Board of Examiners for Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology
  • Jayme Pultro, AuD; University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Ballroom A
12noon - 12:15pm Take off your boots and Hang up your Hat: Wrap-up and 2020 Conference Preview
  • Kerri Phillips, SLP.D; Louisiana Board of Examiners for Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology; NCSB President
  • Gregg B. Thornton, Esq; Ohio Speech and Hearing Professionals Board
Ballroom A

 

 

 

 

Learner Outcomes

  1. Identify potential challenges and pitfalls related to compact implementation and development.

  2. Learn the typical infrastructure required for a compact and commission.

  3. Understand how the proposed speech-language pathology and audiology licensure compact will be an enhancement of public protection.

  4. Understand how board actions can impact Antitrust Law.

  5. Examine the role board members and staff may have to play during board consolidation.

  6. Understand how state legislation proposing deregulation can impact licensing boards, with Ohio serving as an example.

  7. Understand the impact of recent changes to federal law introducing a new category of hearing aid and how this will affect the way hearing aids are obtained by consumers.

  8. Understand how State licensing agencies will be affected and what changes will likely be required.

  9. Identify ethical trends and challenges facing our professions today.

  10. Examine practical implications and strategies to address these trends.

  11. Understand what qualifies as meeting ASHA’s new ethics requirement and understand what states experienced when their ethics requirement was implemented.

  12. Compare rules and regulations across states.

  13. Understand the need for valid and reliable certification exams.

  14. Understand recent updates to the ETS Data Manager, how to access performance data, and upcoming changes to the Praxis Audiology test.

  15. Understand clinical simulation.

  16. Summarize guidelines for appropriate methods of lobbying for state boards.

  17. Identify cultural variables frequently encountered in the patient/client populations of Audiologists and Speech Language Pathologists.

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