National Council of State Board of Examiners for Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology

National Council of State Board of Examiners for Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology

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AUDIOLOGY ADVOCATE | Lessons Learned in Nebraska’s Battle to Overturn Dual Licensure

As the field of audiology continues to grow and evolve, so does the need to examine existing policies and laws pertaining to the field that may be outdated. One such problematic policy that currently impacts many audiologists is dual licensure, which requires an audiologist to hold a state license in audiology and a separate state license to dispense hearing aids. 

Topic(s): Advocacy, Hearing Instrument Specialists Practice Act, National Council of State Board of Examiners for Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology, audiology