ASHA Approved CE Provider Status Demonstrates Commitment to High-Quality CE Programming for Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists
August 17, 2018 – The Continuing Education Board (CEB) of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) recognized Ampcare, LLC on August 6, 2018 by reapproving them for an additional five years as an ASHA Approved Continuing Education (CE) Provider. ASHA Approved CE Providers are approved to offer ASHA Continuing Education Units (CEUs) for the courses they offer to audiologists and speech-language pathologists. The recognition period extends for five years and includes all courses offered during that time that meet the ASHA CEB standards.
“We are pleased to welcome Ampcare, LLC as our newest ASHA Approved CE Provider organization,” Dr. Elise Davis-McFarland, president of ASHA. Davis-McFarland added, “Ampcare, LLC joins 540 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, Ampcare, LLC 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. The re-approval process involved the review of all courses offered by Ampcare, LLC in the past five-year period and their on-going adherence to ASHA CEB standards. As a result of re-approval, Ampcare, LLC agreed to continue their compliance with ASHA CEB standards and can continue to promote their organization and courses using the ASHA CE logo on promotional course material. In addition, Ampcare, LLC is listed on the ASHA CEB’s Approved CE Provider list and their courses that meet CEB standards appear in the ASHA CEFind on the ASHA website at www.asha.org/CE/.
About Ampcare, LLC
Ampcare develops therapeutic neuromuscular electrical stimulation technologies and has developed the FDA-cleared Ampcare Effective Swallowing Protocol (ESP™). Ampcare’s ESP provides clinicians a new alternative for treating patients who suffer from swallowing difficulties, also known as dysphagia. Ampcare is committed to delivering positive patient outcomes and innovative products specially designed to meet the needs of both the patient and medical professional.
Our vision is to eliminate pneumonia and the use of feeding tubes resulting from swallowing problems by improving the options and availability of dysphagia treatment techniques.
About the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)
ASHA is the national professional, scientific, and credentialing association for more than 198,000 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).
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