Occupational Hearing Conservationist Re-Certification Course

Dates: 
Tuesday, March 27, 2018

REGISTRATION FEES: $400
Fees include program, materials, lunch, refreshments, guided practice, CAOHC certification fees & CEU recording

LODGING
Rooms have been reserved at the Radisson Hotel for $92+tax. Reservations must be made prior to 3/2 to receive the discounted rate. Reserve your room online, or contact the hotel directly at 319-351-5049 & ask for the Occupational Hearing group rate

STATEMENT OF PURPOSE
This workshop will re-certify those who already have CAOHC certification. The update includes review of hearing measurement techniques, employee education strategies, selection & fit of hearing protection, as well as current state & federal regulations relating to noise exposure & hearing conservation.

OBJECTIVES
Upon completion of the offering participants should be able to:
1. Demonstrate the requirements for audiometric calibration & function
2. Arrange for a good test environment for hearing evaluation
3. Manage special problems in hearing conservation & administration of programs
4. Interpret the state and federal regulations relating to noise exposure & hearing conservation
5. Discuss the assessment of hearing protector effectiveness
6. Discuss the selection & fit of appropriate hearing protection
7. Discuss the requirements for employee education & content of training
8. Develop an educational program for hearing protection
9. Discuss OSHA requirements for record keeping

CONTINUING EDUCATION AWARD
The UI College of Nursing is an Iowa Board of Nursing approved provider: No. 1. This course will award 7.25 contact hours. Full time attendance is required for the CEU award & CAOHC certificate.

CANCELLATION POLICY
Cancellations made prior to 3/27 will be refunded less a $50 handling charge. NO REFUNDS WILL BE MADE AFTER THE COURSE HAS CONVENED. We reserve the right to cancel the course due to lack of sufficient enrollment. In which case, the registration fee will be refunded in full.