Occupational Hearing Conservation Refresher | Midwest Center for Occupational Health and Safety Education and Research Center

Occupational Hearing Conservation Refresher





03Nov2021

MCOHS Continuing Education

8:00 am - 5:15 pm

University Office Plaza

2221 University Avenue SE, Suite 114/116 Minneapolis, MN 55414

$325.00

Stay Current and Above the Crowd! This one-day course will qualify those holding a current CAOHC 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 Midwest Center for Occupational Health and Safety.

Accreditation/Continuing Education

  • MCOHS Continuing Education Units (CEUs): 0.8 CEUs
  • Meets the Minnesota Board of Nursing continuing education requirements for 9.6 (50 Minute) contact hours.
  • Meets the criteria for Continuance of Certification (COC) as specified by the Board of Certified Safety Professionals (BCSP).

As a result of this learning activity, participants are 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
  • Review updated information regarding current instrumentation and products

COVID-19 Safety Notice
The following guidelines have been instituted to maintain the safety of all students and faculty attending in-person courses:

  • All students and faculty must wear a mask (covering both nose and mouth) while inside the building.
  • Temperature checks will be conducted daily prior to entering the classroom.
  • Students are asked to reschedule their course if they are not feeling well or have been exposed to someone who has tested positive for COVID-19 in the last 10 days.
  • Students will be assigned seats spaced 6 feet apart from each other and from instructors.
  • Instructional activities have been adapted to maintain a safe distance throughout the course.
  • Food and drink are not to be consumed in the classroom; ample break time will be allowed throughout the course for students to leave the classroom. Additionally, a 1 hour lunch period is provided to allow students to leave the building to eat. Plan to bring a lunch or visit a nearby restaurant (many located within walking distance).
  • Persons unwilling or unable to follow the above guidelines will be asked to leave the class and reschedule for a future date. Refunds will not be provided in this case.