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§ 1399.160.3. Continuing Professional Development Requirements.

16 CA ADC § 1399.160.3Barclays Official California Code of Regulations

Barclays California Code of Regulations
Title 16. Professional and Vocational Regulations
Division 13.4. Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology and Hearing Aid Dispensers Board of the Department of Consumer Affairs
Article 11. Continuing Professional Development
16 CCR § 1399.160.3
§ 1399.160.3. Continuing Professional Development Requirements.
(a) A licensee, whose license expires in the year 2001, shall accrue at least twelve (12) hours of continuing professional development courses as defined in Section 1399.160.4. A licensee may accrue no more than four (4) hours of continuing professional development courses through self-study courses during this renewal period.
(b) A licensee who holds both a speech-language pathology license and an audiology license that expire in the year 2001, shall accrue at least eight (8) hours of continuing professional development courses as defined in Section 1399.160.4 for each license. A licensee may accrue no more than two (2) hours of continuing professional development courses through self-study courses for each license.
(c) A licensee shall accrue at least twenty-four (24) hours during a single renewal period of continuing professional development courses as defined in Section 1399.160.4. A licensee may accrue no more than eight (8) hours of continuing professional development courses through the following activities during a single renewal period:
(1) No more than six (6) hours of self-study activities,
(2) No more than four (4) hours from courses related to the discipline of speech-language pathology or audiology, as defined in Section 1399.160.4(c)(4) or in indirect client care courses as defined in Section 1399.160.4(c)(3).
(3) Not more than 50% of the continuing professional development hours required of a licensed non-dispensing audiologist, may be in hearing aid courses, but shall not be obtained from courses where the content focuses on equipment, devices, or other products of a particular publisher, company or corporation.
(d) A licensee who holds both a speech-language pathology license and an audiology license, shall accrue at least sixteen (16) hours of continuing professional development courses as defined in Section 1399.160.4 for each license. A licensee may accrue no more than five (5) hours of continuing professional development through the following activities for each license:
(1) No more than two and one-half (2.5) hours of self-study activities,
(2) No more than two and one-half (2.5) hours from courses related to the discipline of speech-language pathology or audiology, as defined in Section 1399.160.4(c)(4) or in indirect client care courses as defined in Section 1399.160.4(c)(3).
(e) A licensed audiologist authorized to dispense hearing aids as provided by Section 2539.1 of the Code shall accrue at least twelve (12) hours of continuing professional development as defined in Section 1399.160.4 annually. A licensed audiologist authorized to dispense hearing aids may accrue no more than (3) hours of continuing professional development courses through the following activities during a single renewal period:
(1) No more than one and a half (1.5) hours of self-study activities,
(2) No more than one and a half (1.5) hours from courses related to the discipline of audiology, as defined in Section 1399.160.4(c)(4) or in indirect client care courses as defined in Section 1399.160.4(c)(3).
(3) Exactly 50% of the continuing professional development hours required of a licensed audiologist authorized to dispense hearing aids, shall be obtained from courses related to hearing aid dispensing but shall not be obtained from courses where the content focuses on the equipment, devices, or other products of a particular manufacturer or company. The remaining 50% of the continuing professional development hours required of a dispensing audiologist shall be relevant to the practice of audiology as defined in Section 2530.2(k) and shall not be obtained from hearing aid dispensing courses as provided for in this section.
(f) A licensee who holds both a speech-language pathology license and a dispensing audiology license shall accrue:
(1) At least sixteen (16) hours of continuing professional development courses in speech-language pathology biennially, of which no more than four (4) hours of the continuing professional development may be accrued through the following activities during a single renewal period:
(A) No more than two and one-half (2.5) hours of self-study activities,
(B) No more than two and one-half (2.5) hours from courses related to the discipline of speech-language pathology as defined in Section 1399.160.4(c)(4) or in indirect client care courses as defined in Section 1399.160.4(c)(3).
(2) At least eight (8) hours of continuing professional development courses in dispensing audiology as defined in Section 1399.160.4 and 1399.160.3(e)(3) annually, of which no more than two (2) hours of continuing professional development courses may be accrued through the following activities during a single renewal period:
(A) No more than one (1) hour of self-study activities,
(B) No more than one (1) hour from courses related to the discipline of speech-language pathology as defined in Section 1399.160.4(c)(4) or in indirect client care courses as defined in Section 1399.160.4(c)(3).
(g) If a licensee teaches a course offered by a provider registered with the Board or an entity listed in Section 2532.6 of the Code, the licensee may claim credit for the same course only once, receiving the same amount of hours of continuing professional development credit as a licensee who attended the course.
(h) A licensee may not claim credit for the same course more than once for hours of continuing professional development.
(i) A licensee who takes a course as a condition of probation resulting from disciplinary action by the Board may not apply the course as credit towards the continuing professional development.

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Note: Authority cited: Sections 2531.95 and 2532.6(a), Business and Professions Code. Reference: Section 2532.6(b), (c) and (e), Business and Professions Code.
History
1. Change without regulatory effect renumbering and amending former section 1399.199.4 to section 1399.160.3 filed 12-6-99 pursuant to section 100, title 1, California Code of Regulations (Register 99, No. 50).
2. Amendment of subsection (c), new subsections (c)(1)-(3), amendment of subsection (d), new subsections (d)(1)-(2) and amendment of subsections (e)-(f) filed 3-23-2007; operative 4-22-2007 (Register 2007, No. 12).
3. Amendment of subsection (c)(2) filed 4-27-2010; operative 5-27-2010 (Register 2010, No. 18).
4. New subsections (e)-(e)(3) and subsection relettering filed 3-1-2011 as an emergency; operative 3-1-2011 (Register 2011, No. 9). A Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL by 8-29-2011 or emergency language will be repealed by operation of law on the following day.
5. New subsections (e)-(e)(3) and subsection relettering refiled 8-24-2011 as an emergency; operative 8-24-2011 (Register 2011, No. 34). A Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL by 11-23-2011 or emergency language will be repealed by operation of law on the following day.
6. Certificate of Compliance as to 8-24-2011 order, including further amendment of section, transmitted to OAL 11-15-2011 and filed 12-28-2011 (Register 2011, No. 52).
7. Change without regulatory effect amending subsections (e), (g) and (i) filed 10-28-2015 pursuant to section 100, title 1, California Code of Regulations (Register 2015, No. 44).
This database is current through 9/22/23 Register 2023, No. 38.
Cal. Admin. Code tit. 16, § 1399.160.3, 16 CA ADC § 1399.160.3
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