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Alabama SLP Principles of Ethics II
Principle of Ethics II: Individuals shall honor their responsibility to achieve and maintain the highest level of professional competence.
Individuals shall engage in the provision of clinical services only when they hold the appropriate license, CF provisional license, Fourth‐Year Internship provisional license or assistant registration.
Individuals shall engage in only those aspects of the professions that are within the scope of their competence, considering their level of education, training, and experience.
Individuals shall continue their professional development throughout their careers.
Individuals shall delegate the provision of clinical services only to persons who are certified or to persons in the education or certification process who are appropriately supervised. The provision of support services may be delegated to persons who are neither certified nor in the certification process, but are registered as assistants, only when a licensee provides appropriate supervision.
Individuals shall prohibit any of their professional staff from providing services that exceed the staff member's competence, considering the staff member's level of education, training, and experience.
Individuals shall ensure that all equipment used in the provision of services is in proper working order and is properly calibrated.
Ala. Admin. Code r. 870‐X‐6‐.03