November 10, 2017 - Orlando, FL
The Course Director (CD) Workshop consists of eight hours of focused training and an exam intended to prepare CDs for successful preparation and conduct of the 20-hour Occupational Hearing Conservation (OHC) certification and 8-hour recertification courses. CD certification and re-certification are granted for five years.
- Developing course curricula that meet CAOHC’s current requirements for OHC certification and recertification courses
- Understanding procedural actions of a CD required by CAOHC before, during and after CAOHC-approved OHC courses
- Implementing contemporary and motivational teaching techniques and resources (including those provided by CAOHC) for effective hearing conservation training
- Recognizing how recent changes in federal hearing conservation regulations influence the conduct of CAOHC-approved OHC courses
- Preparing instructional materials that incorporate recent scientific and technical advances in hearing conservation for use in training conducted by CDs and OHCs
Federal or Department of Defense (DoD) employees that are certified audiologists, industrial hygienists, occupational health nurses, speech language and hearing professionals, safety engineers and noise-control engineers.
LTC J. Andrew Merkley, AuD CCC-A CPS/A
Pamela duPont, MS CCC-A CPS/A
Maj Johnny Foster, USAF BSC CCC-A
Gaylord Palms Resort and Convention Center
6000 W Osceola Pkwy
Kissimmee, FL 34746
Room Rate $179.00 (single/double), please contact Marriott reservations at 1-877-382-7299 and specify that you are with the CAOHC Course. All room reservations must be made by Monday, October 9th to qualify for the discounted rate.
Please add as a note to the reservation information:
The daily resort fee of $22.00 per room per night will be added to the guest room rate. This fee will cover:
- High-speed internet access in guestrooms
- Two-bottled waters replenished daily in your room
- 24-hour access to Relache Fitness Center
- Scheduled shuttle service to Walt Disney World® Theme Parks & Disney Springs®
- Local toll-free and domestic long-distance telephone calls
- $10.00 credit towards dry cleaning
- One bucket of range balls at Celebration Golf Club