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WEST VIRGINIA CODE
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WVC 30 - 32 - 16 §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 2013 1st Special Session
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