Hearing Instrument Specialist
Under the Pennsylvania Hearing Aid Sales Registration Law, Act 262, all fitters or sellers of hearing aids must be registered with the Pennsylvania Department of Health Hearing Aid Program. In general, registration includes apprentices, dealers, temporary fitters, and hearing aid fitters. Selling hearing aids without appropriate registration in the Commonwealth is a direct violation of the law and may be subject to criminal and civil penalties.
Want to know more about a hearing instrument specialist?
Hearing instrument specialists are health care professionals that go through a long apprenticeship and need to complete and pass a series of tests regulated by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Every year they need to complete Continuing Education and maintain a certain number of courses. Additionally, continual training is undertaken annually by Lansdowne Hearing with hearing aid manufacturers to maintain the highest product understanding and capabilities.