Continuing Education Credit Audiology 2015: Quality Outcomes for Cochlear Implants

Earn Lots of CEUs!

At this online conference you can earn up to 3.2 ASHA continuing education units (CEUs) or 32 professional development hours (PDHs). The amount of units you earn is based on the number of sessions you complete and chats you attend.


Recorded sessions are available on demand while the conference is in session. You may listen to them any time that fits your schedule. Each lecture is planned to be approximately 1 hour long. The exact duration of each will be posted in the conference hall.

Live Chats

Each live chat session is 1 hour long. To receive credit for a chat, you must be logged in for the full hour. You do not need to post a question to receive credit but you must be online.


Since the conference is packed with great information, you will have access to recorded sessions, chat transcripts, and discussion boards for an additional 2 weeks (October 20–November 2, 2015) after the conference ends! During this extension, use the archived information for reference only—sorry, continuing education credit cannot be earned after the conference ends on October 19.

Reporting Your Attendance

The reporting deadline for earning continuing education credit for this conference is Monday, October 19, 2015, 11:59 p.m. Eastern time. You must report your activities online in the ASHA Learning Center by this date to earn ASHA CEUs or PDHs and to receive a Certificate of Completion.

The system will keep a running total of the activities you have reported, allowing you to track the number of hours accrued. The system will then convert your total hours to ASHA CEUs or PDHs as appropriate. You can find detailed instructions for reporting your attendance inside the conference site.

If you are a member of the ASHA CE Registry, credits will be reported to the Registry no later than November 2, 2015.

There is a non-refundable $50 fee to initiate an appeal if you do not report by October 19, and appeals are adjudicated individually by the Continuing Education Board and may not be granted. To avoid the expense and uncertainty of an appeal, be sure to enter your CE credits online by October 19! If you have an extenuating circumstance, contact [email protected] or 800-498-2071, ext. 8593, for appeal information.

About CEUs and PDHs

ASHA CEUs and Eligibility

ASHA CEUs are awarded through the ASHA CE Registry to SLPs, audiologists, or speech/language/hearing scientists. To receive ASHA CEUs, eligible persons must join the ASHA CE Registry. Learn about the CE Registry.

Joining the Registry is optional. If you are eligible to earn ASHA CEUs, but choose not to join the Registry, you may track your own professional development hours. 


This program is offered for up to 3.2 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level; Professional area).

Professional Development Hours and Eligibility

Professional development hours are an alternative measurement unit for continuing education activities. Related professionals, SLP and audiology assistants, and others may receive PDHs.

PDHs from this conference apply toward ASHA certification maintenance. You should check with other authorities (such as state license boards or departments of education) to see if they recognize PDHs.

How CEUs/PDHs Are Calculated

Keep the following points in mind while keeping track of your CEUs:

  • One ASHA CEU equals 10 hours of instruction.
  • One PDH equals 1 hour of instruction.
  • Both ASHA CEUs and PDHs are rounded down to the nearest half hour. So, for example, if you complete 11 recorded sessions totaling 11 hours, 38 minutes, and four live chats totaling 4 hours, you would receive 15.5 PDHs, or 1.55 ASHA CEUs.

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