ASHA Approved CE Provider Status Demonstrates Commitment to High-Quality CE Programming for Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists
10/16/2014 – The Continuing Education Board (CEB) of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) has approved Carolina Speech Pathology, LLC as an ASHA Approved Continuing Education (CE) Provider. ASHA Approved CE Providers are the only organizations approved to offer continuing education courses for audiologists and speech-language pathologists for ASHA Continuing Education Units (CEUs).
“We are pleased to welcome Carolina Speech Pathology as our newest ASHA Approved CE Provider organization,” stated Dr. Elizabeth McCrea, president of ASHA and Clinical Professor Emerita of the Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences at Indiana University. McCrea added, “Carolina Speech Pathology joins 532 organizations across the county and around the world that have had their organizational process and courses reviewed by our experts in continuing education to ensure the highest possible standards are met.”
In order to achieve ASHA Approved CE Provider status, Carolina Speech Pathology completed a rigorous application process and successfully demonstrated adherence to the ASHA Continuing Education Board standards that focus on the design, development, administration, and evaluation of its continuing education courses offered for audiologists and speech-language pathologists. Carolina Speech Pathology agreed to comply with ASHA CEB standards and can promote their organization and courses using the ASHA CE logo on promotional course material. In addition, Carolina Speech Pathology is listed on the ASHA CEB’s Approved CE Provider list and their courses that meet CEB standards appear in the ASHA CE Course Search on the ASHA website at www.asha.org.
Selena Reece, Director of Educational Resources for Carolina Speech Pathology stated, “Our approval as an ASHA Approved CE Provider demonstrates our strong commitment to meeting ASHA CEB’s standards when we offer CE courses for speech-language pathologists. We are proud to be recognized by such a prestigious organization as ASHA and pleased to be one of the elite group of organizations that meets ASHA CEB standards for offering exemplary continuing education courses.”
About Carolina Speech Pathology (CSP)
Carolina Speech Pathology, LLC provides dysphagia management services to its customers including: mobile FEES services, FEES training, and other continuing education pertaining to dysphagia. The mission of CSP is to provide the highest quality, evidence-based dysphagia management services for our customers, to serve as advocates for our patients encouraging the safest/least restrictive means of nutrition possible and to offer engaging educational opportunities targeted toward meeting the needs of our dysphagia management partners. For more information, please visit www.carolinafees.com or call 877-390-1887.
About the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)
ASHA is the national professional, scientific, and credentialing association for more than 166,000 audiologists, speech language pathologists, and speech, language, and hearing scientists. Audiologists specialize in preventing and assessing hearing and balance disorders as well as providing audiologic treatment including hearing aids. Speech-language pathologists identify, assess, and treat speech and language problems including swallowing disorders. For more information, please visit www.asha.org or call 800-498-2071.
About the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) Continuing Education Board (CEB)
The ASHA CEB supports and facilitates professional development by assisting individuals in the management of lifelong learning; encouraging the availability of quality, relevant CE opportunities through its network of ASHA Approved Continuing Education Providers; and recognizing individual accomplishments in CE with the ASHA Award for Continuing Education (ACE).