A High Standard of Care
ASHA certification acts as a public assurance that a student is receiving a high standard of care. Here’s how:
- ASHA-certified professionals acquire over 1600 hours of experience in an interdisciplinary setting alongside certified healthcare professionals and met rigorous, peer-developed, and reviewed standard of a national professional body.
- ASHA-certified professionals possess the demonstrated knowledge and skills consistent with the ability to practice independently, as well as experience treating students from a wide variety of backgrounds.
- The ASHA certification process is governed by a code of ethics that ensures members’ responsibility to patients and professionalism is honored to the highest degree.
- ASHA-certified professionals stay on top of developments in the practice of their professions through the professional education they pursue to maintain their certification.