Cole Health Receives ASHA Approved Continuing Education (CE) Provider Recognition
ASHA Approved CE Provider Status Demonstrates Commitment to High-Quality CE Programming for Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists
3.26.2014 – The Continuing Education Board (CEB) of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) has approved Cole Health as an ASHA Approved Continuing Education (CE) Provider. ASHA Approved CE Providers are the only organizations approved to offer continuing education courses for audiologists and speech-language pathologists for ASHA Continuing Education Units (CEUs).
“We are pleased to welcome Cole Health as our newest ASHA Approved CE Provider organization,” stated Dr. Elizabeth McCrea, president of ASHA and Clinical Professor Emerita of the Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences at Indiana University. McCrea added, “Cole Health joins 532 organizations across the county and around the world that have had their organizational process and courses reviewed by our experts in continuing education to ensure the highest possible standards are met.”
In order to achieve ASHA Approved CE Provider status, Cole Health completed a rigorous application process and successfully demonstrated adherence to the ASHA Continuing Education Board standards that focus on the design, development, administration, and evaluation of its continuing education courses offered for audiologists and speech-language pathologists. Cole Health agreed to comply with ASHA CEB standards and can promote their organization and courses using the ASHA CE logo on promotional course material. In addition, Cole Health is listed on the ASHA CEB’s Approved CE Provider list and their courses that meet CEB standards appear in the ASHA CE Course Search on the ASHA website at www.asha.org
Pamela Ferworn, Continuing Education Coordinator and Speech Language Pathologist stated, “Our approval as an ASHA Approved CE Provider demonstrates our strong commitment to meeting ASHA CEB’s standards when we offer CE courses for audiologists and speech-language pathologists. We are proud to be recognized by such a prestigious organization as ASHA and pleased to be one of the elite group of organizations that meets ASHA CEB standards for offering exemplary continuing education courses.”
About Cole Health
Cole Health is dedicated to making All the Difference in the World for patients, their families, nurses, therapists, doctors and employees. Based in Houston, Texas, Cole Health provides pediatric therapy, and rehabilitation services serving Houston, San Marcos and Austin. Through the Cole Foundation, the company delivers care to underserved communities locally and around the world. For more information about Cole Heath, please visit www.colehealth.com.
About the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)
ASHA is the national professional, scientific, and credentialing association for more than 166,000 audiologists, speech-language pathologists, and speech, language, and hearing scientists. Audiologists specialize in preventing and assessing hearing and balance disorders as well as providing audiologic treatment including hearing aids. Speech-language pathologists identify, assess, and treat speech and language problems including swallowing disorders. For more information, please visit www.asha.org or call 800-498-2071.
About the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) Continuing Education Board (CEB)
The ASHA CEB supports and facilitates professional development by assisting individuals in the management of lifelong learning; encouraging the availability of quality, relevant CE opportunities through its network of ASHA Approved Continuing Education Providers; and recognizing individual accomplishments in CE with the ASHA Award for Continuing Education (ACE).