CAOHC Hearing Conservation course

Pulmonary Function Training course

2 1/2 days


Participants in this course become familiar with all aspects of occupational hearing conservation programs, including noise measurement and control, anatomy and physiology of the auditory system, hearing protection and employee education. OSHA standards, worker’s compensation and other state and federal regulations are discussed. Students participate in hands-on manual hearing testing under the supervision of experienced practicum instructors. They learn to identify standard threshold shifts and audiograms that may require follow-up. Different types and brands of equipment are represented to familiarize the participant with the various equipment options available. After successful completion of the course, the participant is eligible to apply for CAOHC certification or recertification.


Accurately perform manual audiometric testing. Identify an invalid test and calculate standard threshold shifts. Identify various types of audiometers and know the advantages and disadvantages of each. Identify applicable OSHA standards, laws and regulations. Be CAOHC approved and certified.

Contact/Continuing Education Accreditations

This offering has been approved for contact hours by  MED-TECH & DESIGN ASSOCIATE, INC. is an approved provider of continuing nursing education
by the Texas Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. This activity meets Type I criteria for mandatory continuing education requirements toward relicensure as established by the Board of Nurse Examiners for the State of Texas. ANCC contact hours are currently recognized in 39 of the 50 states. Earn 20.0 contact hours at the completion of this activity (full course) and 8.0 contact hours at the completion of the recertification activity.

The full course has been awarded 2.5 CM points by ABIH, approval number 14406, and 1.5 COC points by the Board of Certified Safety Professionals. Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider CEP 11558, for 22.8 contact hours for the full course and 9.6 contact hours for the recertification course.