This course provides a review and discussion of Federal and State regulation pertaining to hearing aid dispensing in the state of New York.
Course created on December 19, 2018
- After this course, participants will be able to state who must register as a hearing aid dispenser in NY and explain the renewal requirements including those for continuing education.
- After this course, participants will be able to explain the requirement for a medical/ORL evaluation and clearance for the purchase of a hearing aid in NY state, in light of pending /federal regulations.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the requirements for giving candidates for hearing aids a copy of their audiogram/hearing test in NY state and summarize the educational materials that should be provided to the consumer and what should be explained to the consumer about the hearing aid(s) being purchased in NY state.
|0-5 Minutes||Introduction to NY state rules & regulations pertaining to hearing aid dispensing|
|5-10 Minutes||Summary of pending changes in Federal vs. NY State rules and regs|
|10-20 Minutes||HA registration and for obtaining trainee registration; pertinent issues for AuD students and supervision|
|20-30 Minutes||Registration renewal issues, including international, federal, & state standards & regulations, involving mandatory continuing education requirements|
|30-35 Minutes||Required verbiage for audiogram|
|35-45 Minutes||NY state requirements for posting, recording keeping and providing consumer information|
|45-55 Minutes||Hearing aid related rules and requirements in NY state vs Federal; summary of relevant legislative issues|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q & A|
Barbara Kruger, PhD
Dr. Barbara Kruger’s notable career in audiology spans over 30 years. She received her Ph.D. from the City University of NY – Graduate Center in 1975. Her extensive experience in audiology includes serving as Director of Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology in the Department of Otorhinolaryngology at Albert Einstein College of Medicine and the Montefiore Medical Center (1978 – 1987); Assistant Professor of Audiology at Columbia University (1975-1978); Adjunct Full Professor at the St. John’s University arm of the three-university Au.D. Consortium in Long Island, NY (2008); and numerous other respected roles in clinical audiology, academia and research. She has served the public in varied capacities since 1969 including as a Rotarian for over 26 years. Dr. Kruger is one of the founders of the Hearing Care Group (HCG) a buying cooperative consisting of over 30 independent audiology practices established in 1996 that offers continuing education and collegial business practice resources for its members. She has been active in many professional organizations and has been a member of the NY State Hearing Aid Dispensing Advisory Board from its inception until May 2012 and remains in active communication to the present. In addition to running her private practice, Dr. Kruger currently participates in research projects, and is involved in training and consulting.
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American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.
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