Resources & Publications » Resources for SLTs » Clinical Policies and Guidelines

As a professional, self-regulatory body, the NZSTA must produce professional standards, guidelines, and policy documents to guide and govern NZSTA members' practice and empower NZSTA members to provide excellent services to our communities.

Clinical Practice 

Supervision & Continuing Professional Development 

  • NZSTA Supervision in Aotearoa for Speech-language Therapists - position statement (aka policy)
  • NZSTA Continuing Development (CPD) - framework
  • Supervision Log - use the supervision portal via your member profile.


  • NZSTA Risk Feeding - guideline
  • NZSTA Clinical Practice Guideline for Videofluoroscopic Study of Swallowing (VFSS) - guideline
  • NZSTA Competency Framework for VFSS - Adults - competency framework
  • Use of Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation in Speech and Swallowing Rehabilitation - position statement - position statement
  • Use of Ultrasound for Swallowing and Upper Airway Assessment - position statement

Paediatrics only

  • NZSTA Clinical Practice Paediatric dysphagia - guideline

Tracheostomy & Laryngology