20:79:02:05. Continuing education. All licensees must complete at least twenty contact hours or 2.0 units of continuing education for each two-year renewal period. One unit of continued education is equal to one credit hour. Continued education may be completed through the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, ASHA approved providers, or any formal education courses or presentations in which the objectives relate to the theory or clinical application of theory pertaining to the practice of speech-language pathology.
The board retains final authority for acceptance of any continuing education submissions by the licensee to meet the continuing education requirement for competency in the field of speech-language pathology. Other non-ASHA courses may be applicable and considered by the board.
Source: 39 SDR 220, effective June 27, 2013.
General Authority: SDCL 36-37-12.
Law Implemented: SDCL 36-37-12.
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