§ 45.301. Definitions.
The following words and terms, when used in this subchapter, have the following meanings, unless the context clearly indicates otherwise:
AssistantAn individual who works under the direction and supervision of a licensed audiologist or speech-language pathologist and who meets the requirements in this subchapter.
Direct onsite supervisionThe physical presence of a licensed audiologist or speech-language pathologist in the facility or location where the assistant is working who is immediately available to exercise supervision, direction and control.
InterpreterAn individual whose sole function is to translate or to facilitate communication between persons via oral, cued speech, manual, total communication or written modes. For purposes of this subchapter, an interpreter is not considered an assistant.
TaskWork assigned or carried out as a part or subcomponent of the assistants duties.
The provisions of this § 45.301 amended under sections 5(2) and (7), 7(d)(1), 8(a) and 8.1 of the Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists Licensure Act (63 P.S. § § 1705(2) and (7), 1707(d)(1), 1708(a) and 1708.1); and section 810(a)(3) and (7) of The Administrative Code of 1929 (71 P.S. § 279.1(a)(3) and (7)).
The provisions of this § 45.301 amended July 14, 2017, effective July 15, 2017, 47 Pa.B. 3814. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (375025).
This section cited in 49 Pa. Code § 45.305 (relating to functions and duties of assistants).
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