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§ 3281. Definitions

As used in this chapter:

(1) "Audiologist" means any person who has at least an M.A. or M.S. degree in audiology, at least 300 hours of supervised practical training, and is eligible for the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Certificate of Clinical Competence in audiology, and provides services to the public under any title incorporating the terms audiology, audiologist, audiological, hearing clinic, hearing clinician, hearing or aural rehabilitation, or hearing specialist.

(2) "Disciplinary action" includes any action taken by an administrative law officer established by 3 V.S.A. § 129(j) against a licensed hearing aid dispenser or an applicant premised on a finding that the licensee or applicant has engaged in unprofessional conduct. "Disciplinary action" includes all appropriate remedies, including obtaining injunctions, refusing to grant or renew a license, suspending or revoking a license or issuing warnings.

(3) "Dispensing hearing aids" means conducting and interpreting hearing tests for the purpose of selecting suitable hearing aids, making earmolds or impressions and providing instruction, and includes all acts pertaining to selling, renting, leasing, pricing, delivering and giving warranties for hearing aids.

(4) "Hearing aid" means an amplifying device to be worn by a hearing-impaired person to improve hearing, including any accessories specifically used in connection with such a device, but excluding theater or auditorium wide-area listening devices, telephone amplifiers, or other devices designed to replace a hearing aid for restricted situations.

(5) "Hearing aid dispenser" includes any person who dispenses hearing aids in or into Vermont.

(6) "Director" means the director of the office of professional regulation. (Added 1989, No. 60, § 1; amended 1989, No. 250 (Adj. Sess.), § 4(b), (d); 1997, No. 40, § 49(a).)

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Statutes > Vermont > Title-26 > Chapter-67 > 3281

§ 3281. Definitions

As used in this chapter:

(1) "Audiologist" means any person who has at least an M.A. or M.S. degree in audiology, at least 300 hours of supervised practical training, and is eligible for the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Certificate of Clinical Competence in audiology, and provides services to the public under any title incorporating the terms audiology, audiologist, audiological, hearing clinic, hearing clinician, hearing or aural rehabilitation, or hearing specialist.

(2) "Disciplinary action" includes any action taken by an administrative law officer established by 3 V.S.A. § 129(j) against a licensed hearing aid dispenser or an applicant premised on a finding that the licensee or applicant has engaged in unprofessional conduct. "Disciplinary action" includes all appropriate remedies, including obtaining injunctions, refusing to grant or renew a license, suspending or revoking a license or issuing warnings.

(3) "Dispensing hearing aids" means conducting and interpreting hearing tests for the purpose of selecting suitable hearing aids, making earmolds or impressions and providing instruction, and includes all acts pertaining to selling, renting, leasing, pricing, delivering and giving warranties for hearing aids.

(4) "Hearing aid" means an amplifying device to be worn by a hearing-impaired person to improve hearing, including any accessories specifically used in connection with such a device, but excluding theater or auditorium wide-area listening devices, telephone amplifiers, or other devices designed to replace a hearing aid for restricted situations.

(5) "Hearing aid dispenser" includes any person who dispenses hearing aids in or into Vermont.

(6) "Director" means the director of the office of professional regulation. (Added 1989, No. 60, § 1; amended 1989, No. 250 (Adj. Sess.), § 4(b), (d); 1997, No. 40, § 49(a).)


State Codes and Statutes

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Statutes > Vermont > Title-26 > Chapter-67 > 3281

§ 3281. Definitions

As used in this chapter:

(1) "Audiologist" means any person who has at least an M.A. or M.S. degree in audiology, at least 300 hours of supervised practical training, and is eligible for the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Certificate of Clinical Competence in audiology, and provides services to the public under any title incorporating the terms audiology, audiologist, audiological, hearing clinic, hearing clinician, hearing or aural rehabilitation, or hearing specialist.

(2) "Disciplinary action" includes any action taken by an administrative law officer established by 3 V.S.A. § 129(j) against a licensed hearing aid dispenser or an applicant premised on a finding that the licensee or applicant has engaged in unprofessional conduct. "Disciplinary action" includes all appropriate remedies, including obtaining injunctions, refusing to grant or renew a license, suspending or revoking a license or issuing warnings.

(3) "Dispensing hearing aids" means conducting and interpreting hearing tests for the purpose of selecting suitable hearing aids, making earmolds or impressions and providing instruction, and includes all acts pertaining to selling, renting, leasing, pricing, delivering and giving warranties for hearing aids.

(4) "Hearing aid" means an amplifying device to be worn by a hearing-impaired person to improve hearing, including any accessories specifically used in connection with such a device, but excluding theater or auditorium wide-area listening devices, telephone amplifiers, or other devices designed to replace a hearing aid for restricted situations.

(5) "Hearing aid dispenser" includes any person who dispenses hearing aids in or into Vermont.

(6) "Director" means the director of the office of professional regulation. (Added 1989, No. 60, § 1; amended 1989, No. 250 (Adj. Sess.), § 4(b), (d); 1997, No. 40, § 49(a).)

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