The University of Iowa

Occupational Hearing Conservationist Re-Certification Course

Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Fees include program, materials, lunch, refreshments, guided practice, CAOHC certification fees & CEU recording

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

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.

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

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.

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.