CEU Information

 ISHA ANNUALCONVENTION CEU PROCEDURES

The Illinois Speech-Language-Hearing Association is approved by the Continuing Education Board of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) to provide continuing education activities in speech-language pathology and audiology. This program is offered for up to 24.5 CEUs (Various Levels; Professional Area). ASHA CE Provider status does not imply endorsement of course content, specific products, or clinical procedures.

An annual Continuing Education Registry fee is required to register ASHA CEUs. Continuing Education Registry fees are paid by the participant directly to the ASHA national office ($28 for ASHA/NSSLHA members; $38 for nonmembers). This fee al­lows for registration and ASHA documentation of an unlimited number of CEUs for the calendar year. CEUs for this conven­tion are offered to participants at no additional charge. You can file CEUs with the ASHA registry or keep track of your CEU/contact hours with the letter of verification you will receive onsite.

Important Notice for ASHA Continuing Education Registry Users:

You will need to provide either your ASHA or NSSHLA account number to register your CEUs online. Your account number is most easily found on your ASHA membership card. You can also get your account number by contacting the Action Center 800/498-2071 or by email at actioncenter@asha.org.

WHAT ARE CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS?

Continuing Education Credits are earned by your participation in a short course, seminar, discussion forum, SIRCA, research presentation, poster presentation, instructional/technical session or workshop. You will earn .05 Continuing Education unit for every half hour you spend in one of the above activities (11.5 hours = 1.15 CEU).

WHO IS ELIGIBLE FOR ASHA CEUs?

Individuals eligible to receive ASHA CEUs must meet at least one of the following conditions:

  • ASHA Member (includes Life member and International affiliates)
  • ASHA Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) Holder
  • Licensed by a state or provincial regulatory agency to practice speech-language pathology (SLP) or audiology
  • Credentialed by a state regulatory agency to practice SLP or audiology
  • Credentialed by a national regulatory agency to practice SLP or audiology
  • Engaged in a Clinical Fellowship under the supervision of an individual with their ASHA CCC
  • Currently enrolled in a masters or doctoral program in SLP or audiology

HOW DO I REGISTER MY CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS?

ASHA CEUs for the ISHA convention are registered through an online process. Computer stations will be set up at conven­tion for your convenience however, this process can be completed from your home or office as well. Hours can be entered in the online system as you complete them or at the end of convention. The online process will need to be completed approxi­mately 3 weeks after convention. The deadline will be posted in your registration folder.

Presentation of course content, specific products or clinical procedures at convention does not imply endorsement by ISHA.

The Illinois Speech-Language-Hearing Association requires that all individuals involved in developing and delivering course content to be offered for ASHA CEUs disclose relevant financial and nonfinancial relationship(s). To view disclosures for all convention speakers please visit the ISHA Web Site (www.ishail.org) under the Annual Convention link.

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