C.R.S. Section 12-305-110
Scope of article

  • exclusions


This article 305 does not prevent or restrict the practice, services, or activities of:


A school speech-language pathologist whose compensation for speech-language pathology services is paid solely by an administrative unit or state-operated program;


A person licensed or otherwise regulated in this state by any other law from engaging in his or her profession or occupation as defined in the law under which the person is regulated;


A person pursuing a course of study leading to a degree in speech-language pathology at an educational institution with an accredited speech-language pathology program if that person is designated by a title that clearly indicates the person’s status as a student and if the person acts under appropriate instruction and supervision;


A person participating in good faith in a clinical fellowship if the experience constitutes a part of the experience necessary to meet the requirement of section 12-305-107 (1) and the person acts under appropriate supervision;


Any legally qualified speech-language pathologist from another state or country when providing services on behalf of a temporarily absent speech-language pathologist certified in this state, so long as the uncertified speech-language pathologist is acting in accordance with rules adopted by the director. The uncertified practice must not occur more than once in any twelve-month period.


A speech-language pathologist who possesses a special services license issued by the department of education pursuant to section 22-60.5-210.


Nothing in this article 305 requires or allows the department of education, the department of health care policy and financing, or any other state department to adopt or apply the standards contained in this article 305:


As the standards for endorsing or otherwise authorizing school speech-language pathologists to provide speech-language pathology services that are paid for by an administrative unit or state-operated program; or


For purposes of determining whether medicaid reimbursement may be obtained for speech-language pathology services.


Nothing in this article 305 requires a professional licensed, certified, registered, or otherwise regulated under this title 12 or title 22 to obtain certification under this article 305, or subjects the professional to discipline under this article 305, for engaging in activities that are within the professional’s scope of practice.

Source: Section 12-305-110 — Scope of article - exclusions, https://leg.­colorado.­gov/sites/default/files/images/olls/crs2023-title-12.­pdf (accessed Oct. 20, 2023).

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