Continuing Education Primer for NC SLPs

Continuing education and development improves the quality of practitioners by updating, developing, and increasing the knowledge, skills and performance of speech, language, and audiology professionals. The following is a primer on CEU for NC professionals.

Maintaining the Certificates of Clinical Competence

North Carolina follows the continuing education guidelines setforth by the American Speech-Language Hearing Association (ASHA). ASHA provides a comprehensive resource on their website at its Maintenance of Certification page.

Certification Fact Sheets - ASHA facts sheets on MOC can be downloaded here.

CEUs Requirements for Hearing Aid Dealers and Fitters

The NCHADFB establishes and oversees maintenance and continuing education for audiology professionals. Their continuing educational policies are available for viewing and download at:

CEUs Requirements for North Carolina DPI

In March 2011, the North Carolina State Board of Education (SBE) approved the recommendation to recognize the North Carolina Board of Examiners for Speech and Language Pathologists and Audiologists (NCBOESLPA) license as the qualifying credential required for service as a new Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP) in North Carolina public schools effective July 1, 2011.

Effective July 1, 2011 there will be three categories of SLPs in the N.C. public schools. Their continuing educational policy is available for view and download at: