Grassroots Advocacy: NJSHA is Listening!
NJSHA is holding a series of interactive work setting specific virtual sessions focused on issues related to grassroots advocacy. These sessions are modeled similar to the committee update sessions you may have attended during the NJSHA Annual Convention. This series titled Grassroots Advocacy: NJSHA is Listening! will provide targeted advocacy training, the latest information on state legislative issues, as well as active discussions of the issues, challenges and concerns encountered by speech-language pathologists and audiologists.
Make sure to attend the sessions that pertain to your work settings and interests.
(Originally aired live on November 5, 2020)
This is continuing education event is being offered for free to NJSHA Members, $10 for non-members.
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This is continuing education event is being offered for free to NJSHA Members, $10 for non-members seeking CEUs.
During this session we will provide a review and discussion of current professional and legislative issues that affect the audiology community at the state and national levels. There will be an opportunity to meet and ask questions of NJSHA’s legislative agent and members of the Audiology Committee.
After completing this course, participants will be able to:
- Summarize legislative issues in New Jersey.
- Summarize issues related to audiology at the national level.
- Describe trends in professional practice in audiology.
- 10 Minutes – Introduction
- 30 Minutes – Update on legislative issues related to audiology in New Jersey – Lynn Nowak and Jacy Lance from Porzio Governmental Affairs, LLC
- 30 Minutes – Update on issues related to audiology at the national level – Catherine Palmer, President of the American Academy of Audiology, and Sharon Sandridge, Vice President for Audiology Practice, American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
- 20 Minutes – Discussion of trends in audiology – Joan Besing, chair of NJSHA’s Audiology Committee and Marykate Vaughn, vice chair of NJSHA’s Audiology Committee and member of NJSHA’s Board of Directors
This program is offered for 0.15 ASHA CEUs (intermediate level, related area)
The New Jersey Speech-Language-Hearing Association is approved by the American Academy of Audiology to offer Academy CEUs for this activity. The program is worth a maximum of 0.15 CEUs. Academy approval of this continuing education activity is based on course content only and does not imply endorsement of course content, specific products, or clinical procedure, or adherence of the event to the Academy’s Code of Ethics. Any views that are presented are those of the presenter/CE Provider and not necessarily of the American Academy of Audiology.
New Jersey Speech-Language-Hearing Association is approved by the International Hearing Society to offer continuing education for this course. This course CEN-667-20 is approved for up to 1.5 credit(s) of continuing education (1 CE Credit = 1 contact hour). IHS approval of this course is based on the course’s adherence to IHS’s course approval requirements only and does not imply endorsement of the course content, specific products, clinical procedure, instructor or adherence to the IHS Code of Ethics. Any views that are presented are those of the presenter/Education Provider and not necessarily of the International Hearing Society.