This one-day course will qualify those holding a current CAOHC (Council for Accreditation of Occupational Hearing Conservation) certification for recertification. All participants will have ample opportunity to hone their skills by practicing hearing testing utilizing a variety of audiometry equipment with one-on-one instruction from the faculty. Classroom exams are computer-based and participants will need to bring their own laptop computer to the training for testing.
Registration fee of $375 includes handouts, processing of your exam, recertification application to CAOHC, and CEU certificate.
This is a CAOHC-Approved course.
This course is eligible for 0.8 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) (8 contact hours).
Nurses: This activity has been designed to meet Minnesota Board of Nursing continuing education requirements for 8 (60 minute) contact hours, and ABOHN requirements for certification.
Safety Professionals: This course is designed to meet the criteria for Continuance of Certification (COC) as specified by the Board of Certified Safety Professionals (BCSP).
Offered by the Midwest Center for Occupational Health and Safety (MCOHS).
Supported by the University of Minnesota School of Public Health Learning Innovations Office.
As a result of completing this learning activity, you will be able to:
- demonstrate proficiency in pure tone hearing threshold testing techniques on manual and microprocessor audiometers,
- describe basic ear anatomy/physiology as well as how to perform an otoscopic exam,
- list parameters of sound as they relate to hearing testing,
- list various aspects of industrial hearing conservation programs, employee education, and federal and state regulations, and
- review updated information regarding current instrumentation and products.
Class location is in University Office Plaza located at 2221 University Avenue Southeast, Rooms 114/116, Minneapolis, MN, 55414.
- The registration fee is refundable if a cancellation request by the registrant is received seven days prior to the course start date. No refund is available after that time.
- In the event of a course cancellation, a complete refund of fees paid will be made. In the event of a cancellation, the University of Minnesota is not responsible for participant housing or travel expenses incurred by the registrants.
For questions regarding this course, contact Continuing Public Health Education and Outreach at 612-626-4515 | firstname.lastname@example.org.