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§ 6700-302. Applicant qualifications

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated StatutesTitle 35 P.S. Health and Safety

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated Statutes
Title 35 P.S. Health and Safety (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 35. Hearing Aid Sales Registration Law
Article III. Registration (Refs & Annos)
35 P.S. § 6700-302
§ 6700-302. Applicant qualifications
The secretary may require proof concerning the honesty, truthfulness and good reputation of the applicant, and in addition, shall ascertain that the applicant for a hearing aid fitter's certificate has a thorough knowledge of the following areas demonstrated by passing a practical examination compiled by the department:
(1) The anatomy and physiology of the ear.
(2) The function of hearing aids.
(3) The knowledge and understanding of the grounds for revocation, suspension or probation of the registrant as outlined in this act.
(4) The knowledge and understanding of violations and penalties as outlined in this act.
(5) The procedures and use of equipment established by the department for the fitting and selling of hearing aids.
(6) Taking ear mold impressions.
(7) Evidence of knowledge regarding the medical and rehabilitation facilities for children and adults that are available in the areas served.
(8) A knowledge of criteria for medical referral when found to exist either from observation by the registrant or on the basis of information furnished by the prospective hearing aid user to include the following:
(i) Visible congenital or traumatic deformity of the ear.
(ii) Active drainage of the ear within the previous 90 days or history of this symptom.
(iii) Sudden or rapidly progressive hearing loss within the previous 90 days or history of this symptom.
(iv) Acute or chronic dizziness.
(v) Unilateral hearing loss of sudden or recent onset within the previous 90 days.
(vi) Visible evidence of cerumen accumulation or a foreign body in the ear canal.
(vii) Pain in the ear within the previous 90 days.

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1976, Nov. 24, P.L. 1182, No. 262, § 302, imd. effective.
35 P.S. § 6700-302, PA ST 35 P.S. § 6700-302
Current through Act 13 of the 2024 Regular Session. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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