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Advisory Council on Hearing Aids - Continuing Education

Twelve (12) continuing education hours every year

To maintain licensure, a hearing aid specialist must complete a minimum of twelve (12) continuing education (CE) hours every authorization year. For the current CE requirements, please see Oregon Administrative Rule (OAR) 331-660-0005.

Continuing Education Frequently Asked Questions

Documentation, attestation and audit

Each authorization holder shall document compliance with the CE requirements through attestation on the authorization renewal application.

Documentation supporting compliance with CE requirement must be maintained by the authorization holder for a period of two (2) years following license renewal, and must be provided to the Health Licensing Office upon request.

For current auditing and sanction information, please see OAR 331-660-0011.

Pre-approval of courses

To obtain pre-approval of CE courses provided by organizations not already approved in rule, please go to the HLO Forms page and search for the HLO CEU Pre-Approval Request Form.

Complete the request form (maintaining it in Microsoft Word format), and email it along with all the required supporting documentation (listed on the instructions page) to, or call (503) 373-2088 with your CE related questions.