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Register for These 2021 CAOHC Classes

1/21/21 11:31 AM / by Adam Dawson

CAOHCcoursesLooking for educational opportunities in 2021? We have a ton to share with you! Throughout the year, Workplace Integra, Palmer Associates, and Audiology Consulting and Training are offering Council for Accreditation in Occupational Hearing Conservation (CAOHC)-approved courses in multiple cities throughout the United States. 

These courses will cover a wide variety of topics – from NIOSH spirometry to hearing testing using manual and automatic audiometers to OSHA occupational noise standards and more! Read on to learn more details about the trainings and register for one that is right for you! 

Workplace Integra CAOHC Occupational Hearing Conservation Technician Training

Course Details:

  • 3 Days 
  • Days 1 and 2 (8:00 am to 5:00 pm) 
  • Day 3 (8:00 am to 12:00 Noon) 
  • Fee: $625-$650 

20-hour training that covers OSHA and MSHA noise standards. Courses are designed to train personnel who conduct hearing testing and implement or supervise hearing conservation programs. Trainings held at the corporate offices in Greensboro, NC include free continental breakfast, water, and snacks! 

Topics Include:

  • History of noise regulations 
  • Anatomy and physiology of the ear 
  • Sound measurement and noise exposure 
  • Hearing testing using manual and automatic audiometers 
  • Calibration of audiometer and requirements for test booths 
  • Recordkeeping and OSHA 300 logging 
  • Standard Threshold Shift (STS) identification and follow-up 
  • Medical referral criteria 
  • Counseling of associates 
  • Effects of noise on hearing 
  • Hearing protection attenuation, fitting, dispensing and monitoring 
  • Hearing conservation educational programs 
  • OSHA occupational noise standard 
  • Workers’ compensation 
  • ADA accommodation 

Learn More and Register for a Training Near You!

Register Today

 

Palmer House NIOSH Spirometry Courses

Course Details:

  • Days 
  • 8:00 am to 5:00 pm each day 
  • Fee: $575 initial certification and $475 re-certification 

Hands-on training packed with updated information. Upon completion of this course, you’ll know everything needed to perform a spirometry examination. You'll learn how to effectively manage test data, what results mean, and what OSHA regulations govern usage. Practice sessions expose you to a variety of flow and volume spirometers, and the pros and cons of each are discussed without biases or endorsements. This exposes you to multiple brands of devices so you can get comfortable with the one you like before purchasing for your occupational health program. 

Learn More and Register for a Training Near You!

Register Today

Audiology Consulting and Training CAOHC Audiometric Courses

Course Details:

  • 3 Days 
  • 8:00 am to 5:00 pm each day 
  • Fee: $695 initial certification and $475 re-certification
  • Currently, the training includes e-learning, required onsite practicum, and online final exam. 

During the course, you will learn the importance of hearing loss prevention and routine audiometric testing. The various components of a compliant hearing conservation program (HCP) will be discussed in detail. These include: 

  • Noise assessment 
  • Noise abatement 
  • Hearing protection 
  • Audiometric testing 
  • Employee training/motivation 
  • And recordkeeping.   

The course is designed to prepare students to accurately obtain valid audiograms, calculate shifts in hearing, fit hearing protectors, and coordinate HCP’s). 

Learn More and Register for a Training Near You!

Register Today

 

About the Author

Adam is the Digital Marketing Coordinator at e3 Diagnostics. His interest in hearing healthcare is driven by his passion for music because he feels everyone should be able to clearly listen to Pet Sounds at least once in their life. In his free time, he enjoys playing video games, digging through record stores for classic vinyl, shooting hoops, and writing stories.

Topics: Occupational Health

Adam Dawson

Written by Adam Dawson

Adam Dawson is the digital marketing coordinator at e3 Diagnostics.