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§30-32-16. Telepractice services.

(a) Licensed speech-language pathologists and audiologists may provide services in this state by telepractice.

(b) Speech-language pathologists and audiologists providing services by telepractice shall deliver services consistent with the quality of services delivered in person, and shall:

(1) Acquire written informed consent from the student, patient or client before the services are provided;

(2) Maintain the confidentiality of the student, patient or client as required by law;

(3) Provide documentation of the delivery of services;

(4) Train assistants before allowing them to assist in the delivery of service by telepractice, and document the training and delivery of service by the assistants; and

(5) Meet any other requirements set by the board.

Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2017 Regular Session
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