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Florida Speech Language Pathologists Continuing Education and License Renewals

16 Dec

http://www.pdresources.org/blog_data/florida-speech-language-pathologists-continuing-education-and-license-renewals/Florida-licensed speech language pathologists and audiologists have a license renewal every two years with a deadline of December 31st, odd years. Thirty (30) hours of continuing education are required in order to renew a license (50 if dual licensed) of which two (2) hours of Preventing Medical Errors in Speech Language Pathology are required at each renewal.

There is no limit on home study if APA approved, and a ten (10) hour limit on non-clinical courses. Two (2) hours of medical errors and one (1) hour of HIV are required for initial licensing. 

Continuing education assures the highest possible standards for the speech language pathologists profession. All licensees are required to participate in continuing education as a requirement of licensing.

Professional Development Resources is approved by the Continuing Education Board of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) to provide continuing education activities in speech-language pathology and audiology. See course website for number of ASHA CEUs, instructional level and content area. ASHA CE Provider approval does not imply endorsement of course content, specific products or clincial procedures.

CEUs are awarded by the ASHA CE Registry upon receipt of the CEU Participant Form from the ASHA Approved CE Provider. Please note that the completion date that appears on ASHA transcripts is the last day of the quarter, regardless of when the course was completed. Provider #AAUM

Continuing Education Requirements

Florida-licensed speech language pathologists and audiologists have a biennial license renewal with a December 31st deadline, odd years.

Thirty continuing education hours are required for license renewal (fifty if dual licensed) where two hours of Preventing Medical Errors in Speech Language Pathology are required at each renewal.

There are no limits on home study with approval from APA, and a ten hour limit on non-clinical courses. Two hours of medical errors and one (1) hour of HIV are required for initial licensing.

Information obtained from the Florida Board of Speech Language Pathology & Audiology on November 19, 2013.

 

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