Kan. Admin. Regs. § 28-4-606 - Responsibilities of the staff audiologist or consulting audiologist

Current through Register Vol. 40, No. 39, September 30, 2021

Each staff audiologist or consulting audiologist shall meet the following requirements:

(a) Be licensed to practice audiology in Kansas;
(b) have experience in using hearing screening technology options to screen the hearing of newborns and infants;
(c) have experience or training in developing and maintaining a hearing screening program;
(d) recommend hearing screening equipment and a protocol to the manager or coordinator; and
(e) work with the manager or coordinator to develop policy and procedures for the medical care facility, including the following:
(1) Conducting the hearing screening program;
(2) documenting results;
(3) making referrals;
(4) providing the screening results to the parent and the primary medical care provider;
(5) providing data on hearing screening and follow-up to the department;
(6) outlining a process for the periodic review of each screener's competency;
(7) monitoring the performance of the screening program, including referral rates and the competency of screening personnel; and
(8) providing information, training, and technical assistance to the medical care facility, as needed.

Notes

Kan. Admin. Regs. § 28-4-606
Authorized by and implementing K.S.A. 65-1,157a; effective July 2, 2004.

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