N.J. Admin. Code § 10:64-1.2 - Definitions

Current through Register Vol. 54, No. 7, April 4, 2022

The following words and terms, when used in this chapter, shall have the following meanings unless the content clearly indicates otherwise.

"Audiologist" means an individual who has received the Certificate of Clinical Competence in Audiology (CCC-A) from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, or who has completed the equivalent academic and work experience necessary to receive the CCC-A, or who has completed the academic program and is acquiring the supervised work experience to qualify for the certificate and who is licensed by the State as an audiologist, in accordance with 45:3B-8 and 13:44C-3.2, or who has a comparable license from their state of practice.

"Dispenser" means an individual who is licensed by the State as a hearing aid dispenser in accordance with 45:9A-9 and N.J.A.C. 13:35-8, or is licensed or certified by a comparable agency in the state where they are practicing.

"Hearing aid" means an ear-level or body-worn electroacoustic instrument for amplifying sound whose basic components are a microphone, amplifier, and receiver.

"Otologist" for purposes of this chapter refers to either a physician who specializes in diseases of the ear or a physician who specializes in diseases of the ear, nose and throat and who qualifies as a specialist according to the definition and conditions in N.J.A.C. 10:54, Manual for Physician Services.

Notes

N.J. Admin. Code § 10:64-1.2
Amended by R.2006 d.289, effective 8/21/2006.
See: 38 N.J.R. 1385(a), 38 N.J.R. 3304(a).
In definition "Audiologist", substituted "in" for "on" preceding "Audiology".

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