The Pre-Convention Workshops, Chapter Leadership Conference, Licensing Board Conference, IHS Annual Membership Meeting, Keynote Speakers and each of the Seminars provide opportunities for up to 18.5 continuing education credits.
Developed with input and guidance from IHS’ education committee, the International Institute for Hearing Instrument Studies (IIHIS), our focus is providing a well-rounded educational event for attendees with inclusion of the following categories: hearing science, audiometric assessment and interpretation, counseling, technology, marketing, fitting techniques and selection, infection control, communication, ethical practice and business management.
IHS is in the process of researching various states for specific instructions and approvals as needed. Below is a list of information gathered thus far and presented here for your convenience.
Please remember that each state/province has different requirements and rules. Please check with your local licensing agency for further information.
- Alabama: 1 hour of Alabama state laws and rules will be presented by the Alabama Society for Hearing Healthcare Providers during the convention on Saturday, September 16. Here is a link to the state board’s required CE information.
- California: IHS is in the process of applying to the California Speech-Language Pathology & Audiology & Hearing Aid Dispensers Board.
- Delaware: IHS is in the process of applying to the Board of SLP, Audiology and Hearing Aid Dispensers.
- Florida: The International Hearing Society is an approved provider of the Florida Board of Hearing Aid Specialists. The Florida CE hours will be reported directly into CE Broker for attendees from Florida.
- The pre-convention workshop, “Preventing Medical Errors” qualifies for the “Mandatory Hours” per biennium as required by the Florida Board of Hearing Aid Specialists on medical errors.
- Georgia: The annual (6) six required continuing education credits can be obtained with the Premier Package. If you purchase a pre-convention workshop on Thursday for 2 hours, all 10 required CE hours for renewal can be earned.
- The “Hot Topics in Ethics and Law” seminar fulfills the requirement by the Georgia Board of Hearing Aid Dealers and Dispensers for 2 hours per licensing period on laws and ethics.
- Illinois: The “Hot Topics in Ethics and Law for Hearing Professionals” seminar fulfills the continuing education requirement by the State of Illinois of a minimum of 2 hours of continuing education credit per licensing period on laws and ethics.
- Indiana: The IHS Certificate of Completion is proof of credit earned. Click here for more information.
- Iowa: The IHS Certificate of Completion is proof of credit earned. Click here for more information.
- Minnesota: Visit the Department of Health’s website for more information. Click
- North Carolina: Attendees are required to complete the CEU Verification Report and submit it to the board for license renewal. Additional fees may be required.
- New York: Contact the Hearing Healthcare Alliance of New York after the convention.
- Ohio: The “Hot Topics in Ethics and Law” seminar fulfills the 1 hour of continuing education on Ethics as required by the State of Ohio. Click here for more information on Ohio’s CE Broker.
- Ontario, Canada: The 66th Annual IHS Convention & Expo will be approved by the Association of Hearing Instrument Practitioners of Ontario (AHIP). The IHS Certificate of Completion is proof of CE credit earned.
- South Carolina: IHS will apply to the state of South Carolina DHEC. The IHS Certificate of Completion is proof of credit earned.
- Texas: IHS is in the process of applying to TDLR. The IHS Certificate of Completion is proof of credit earned.
- Wisconsin: The “Hot Topics in Ethics and Law for the Hearing Professional” seminar fulfills the 2 hours of continuing education on Ethics as required by the State of Wisconsin. Click here for more information.
The 66th Annual IHS Convention & Expo is approved by the American Academy of Audiology to offer Academy CEUs for this activity. The program is worth a maximum of 1.85 CEUs. Academy approval of this continuing education activity is based on course content only and does not imply endorsement of course content, specific products, or clinical procedure, or adherence of the event to the Academy’s Code of Ethics. Any views that are presented are those of the presenter/CE Provider and not necessarily of the American Academy of Audiology.
This event has been approved by the Florida Board of Hearing Aid Specialists. The CE credits will be reported directly to CE Broker.