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Announcements

Notice to SLP-Assistant Supervisors

April 16, 2020

*This accommodation is being made to assist SLP-Assistants and their supervisors during the COVID-19 crisis in order to assist in meeting the public need of access to care.   In order to assist with these special circumstances surrounding the COVID-19 crisis, the North Carolina Board of Examiners for Speech and Language Pathologists and Audiologist has temporarily […]

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Emergency and Temporary Rules

April 16, 2020

The Board of Examiners for Speech and Language Pathologists and Audiologists filed emergency and temporary rules 21 NCAC 64 .0108, 21 NCAC 64 .1101, 21 NCAC 64 .1102, 21 NCAC 64 .1103, 21 NCAC 64 .1104 and 21 NCAC 64 .1105. The notices for the proposed emergency rule-making and temporary rule-making are posted on the […]

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Temporary Rule

April 14, 2020

The Board of Examiners for Speech and Language Pathologists and Audiologists filed temporary rule 21 NCAC 64 .0219. The Board held a Public Hearing on Friday, April 10, 2020 at 9:00 a.m. and we are now open to public comment. This rule remains open for public comment until April 17, 2020. The notice for the […]

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Update for Temporary Licensees During the COVID-19 Crisis

March 31, 2020

Per the Board meeting held 3/27/2020, it was established that in order for temporary licensees to count their time during the COVID-19 crisis, the Board will mirror ASHA in their relaxing of the Clinical Fellowship work week. The North Carolina Board of Examiners will also accept 36 weeks with at least 1,260 hours rather than […]

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EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 116 & HHS Telehealth

March 24, 2020

https://governor.nc.gov/documents/executive-order-no-116 https://www.hhs.gov/hipaa/for-professionals/special-topics/emergency-preparedness/notification-enforcement-discretion-telehealth/index.html

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Attention Clinic Intern Students, Clinic Directors & Program Directors

March 24, 2020

*This accommodation is being made to assist applicants during the COVID-19 crisis in order to assist in meeting the public need of access to care with a pool of graduates prepared to provide Speech and Language Pathology service in the safest manner possible under the current circumstances. This accommodation is limited to Board requirements only. […]

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Emergency Rule

March 23, 2020

The Board of Examiners for Speech and Language Pathologists and Audiologists filed emergency rule 21 NCAC 64 .0219, effective March 27, 2020. The notice for the proposed temporary rulemaking is posted on the OAH website: https://files.nc.gov/ncoah/documents/Rules/21-NCAC-64-.0219-proposed-temporary-rule.pdf Reason for Action:  In accordance with Executive Order No. 116 and in order to alleviate access to health care concerns during […]

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Public Hearing for Proposed Rule

March 19, 2020

There will be a Public Hearing on Proposed Rule NCAC 64.0219 April 10 at 9:00A.M., to attend the meeting please use the following information. Meeting ID: 436 525 446 Password: 112676 One tap mobile +13126266799,,436525446# US (Chicago) +16465588656,,436525446# US (New York) Dial by your location +1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago) +1 646 558 8656 […]

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Telepractice Platforms

March 19, 2020

In recognition of the COVID-19 crisis and the potential unavailability of the most secure platform, licensees may follow HHS guidelines if more secure platforms cannot reasonably be accessed AND if the licensee notifies and receives verbal consent from the patient or caretaker that the use of the platform may not be HIPAA compliant. The Board will […]

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Emergency Board Meeting and Proposed Temporary Rule

March 18, 2020

Pursuant to Executive Order 116 issued by Governor Roy Cooper and in the interest of the protection of the citizens of North Carolina and their continued access to care, The Board is actively in the process of creating an emergency temporary rule allowing SLP-Assistants to provide services via telepractice during this declared state of emergency. The same […]

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