Agencies | Governor
Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Health Professions
Board of Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
[REPEALED] Regulations of the Board of Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology [18 VAC 30 ‑ 20]
Performance of cerumen management by audiologists
General Information
Action Summary The key provisions of the emergency regulations are: 1) a definition of “limited cerumen management;” 2) qualifications and specific training necessary for an audiologist to perform cerumen management; 3) contraindications for such a practice by an audiologist; and 4) requirements for informed consent, documentation, and referral.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Exempt from APA No, this action is subject to Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
RIS Project Yes  [004115]
Associated Mandates Qualifications for cerumen management by audiologists
New Periodic Review This action will not be used to conduct a new periodic review.
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
7069 Emergency/NOIRA Stage complete. Emergency regulation expired on 06/28/2016.
7267 Emergency Stage complete. Emergency regulation was set to expire on 06/28/2016 and was extended until 12/28/2016.
7268 Proposed Stage complete. Comment period ended 01/29/2016.
7458 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 07/27/2016.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Leslie L. Knachel  / Executive Director
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive
Suite 300
Richmond, VA 23233-1463
Email Address:
Phone: (804)367-4630    FAX: (804)527-4413    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this chapter.