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§ 1716.1. Title

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated StatutesTitle 63 P.S. Professions and Occupations (State Licensed)Effective: September 2, 2014

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated Statutes
Title 63 P.S. Professions and Occupations (State Licensed) (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 31. Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists Licensure Act (Refs & Annos)
Effective: September 2, 2014
63 P.S. § 1716.1
§ 1716.1. Title
A licensed speech-language pathologist or audiologist who holds a doctoral degree in speech-language pathology or audiology or a related field may use the title “Doctor” or “Dr.” on written materials only if the earned doctoral designation abbreviation accompanies the licensee's name. A licensee who is not also licensed to practice medicine or osteopathy in this Commonwealth may not attach to his name or use as a title the words or abbreviations “Doctor” or “Dr.” in contravention of this section, “M.D.,” “physician,” “surgeon,” “D.O.” or any word or abbreviation that suggests that the licensee practices medicine or osteopathy.


1984, Dec. 21, P.L. 1253, No. 238, § 16.1, added 2014, July 2, P.L. 971, No. 106, § 7, effective in 60 days [Sept. 2, 2014].
63 P.S. § 1716.1, PA ST 63 P.S. § 1716.1
Current through Act 13 of the 2024 Regular Session. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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