Current as of: 2010
(1) Nothing in this chapter shall be construed to restrict:
(a) Any person licensed or regulated by the state of Idaho from engaging in the profession or practice for which he or she is licensed or regulated including, but not limited to, any certified or accredited teacher of the deaf, nurse, physician, occupational therapist, physical therapist, surgeon, or any other licensed or regulated practitioner of the healing arts;
(b) Any employee working under the direct supervision of those persons referred to in this section, so long as such employee does not hold himself or herself out as an audiologist, speech-language pathologist, speech-language pathologist aide or assistant, hearing aid dealer or fitter, or a person engaged in the practice of audiology, speech-language pathology or hearing aid dealing and fitting; or
(c) Any person working in an Idaho public school setting who has received and holds, in good standing, a pupil personnel services certificate with a speech language pathologist endorsement or audiologist endorsement, or any person working as a speech-language pathologist aide or speech-language pathologist assistant, as those terms are defined in section 54-2903 , Idaho Code, in a public school setting under the direction and supervision of a person with such endorsement in good standing. Such persons, while practicing in the public school setting, shall be exempt from all provisions of this chapter; provided however, that any such person working in an Idaho public school setting with a pupil personnel services certificate with a speech-language pathologist endorsement or audiology endorsement, or a speech-language pathologist aide or speech-language pathologist assistant, shall be prohibited from practicing independently in a setting other than a public school unless such person is duly licensed as set forth in this chapter.
(2) Licensure shall not be required for persons pursuing a course of study leading to a degree in audiology, speech-language pathology, or hearing aid dealing and fitting at a college or university with a curriculum acceptable to the board provided that:
(a) Activities and services otherwise regulated by this chapter constitute a part of a planned course of study at that institution;
(b) Such persons are designated by a title such as "intern," "trainee," "student," or by other such title clearly indicating the status appropriate to their level of education; and
(c) Such persons work under the supervision of a person licensed by this state to practice audiology, speech-language pathology or hearing aid dealing and fitting in accordance with administrative rules governing supervision as adopted by the board. The supervising audiologist, speech-language pathologist or hearing aid dealer and fitter accepts full responsibility for the activities and services provided by such persons supervised.
(3) Nothing in this chapter shall restrict a person residing in another state or country and authorized to practice audiology, speech-language pathology or hearing aid dealing or fitting there, who is called in consultation by a person licensed in this state to practice audiology, speech-language pathology, or hearing aid dealing and fitting, or who for the purpose of furthering audiology, speech-language pathology or hearing aid dealing and fitting education is invited into this state to conduct a lecture, clinic or demonstration, while engaged in activities in connection with the consultation, lecture, clinic or demonstration, so long as such person does not open an office or appoint a place to meet clients or receive calls in this state.