Legal, Ethical, and Professional Issues (LEPI)
Instructional Level: Fundamental
State organizations play a critical role navigating the legislative and regulatory challenges affecting audiologists and their ability to practice. The Academy's State Relations has convened a panel of state leaders to discuss legislative and regulatory trends on the state level, including licensure board consolidation, eliminating dual licensure requirements, insurance mandates for hearing aids, state academy-building, and strategies for increasing member engagement. The panel will provide an overview of advocacy activities from different states and guidance on how to overcome challenges.