Professional Supervisor of the Audiometric Monitoring Program© Course

September 18, 2024 - Military only PS Course

Virtual Course - on TEAMS
8:00AM – 5:00PM Eastern Time

Registration: complete one of the following:

* AUDIT the course

Click the green button "AUDIT The course" button to sign up for the PS course (no certification exam is given).

* Register for Course + Certification Exam

Click the green button "Register for Course + Exam" button to sign up for the course, provide a copy of your license (must not be expired) and pay the exam fee. ($225 for newly certifying, $175 for re-certifying).

IMPORTANT NOTE: While there is no course fee for military personnel attending this DoD session, to become certified as a Professional Supervisor (PS), a certification/exam fee must be paid for by the candidate.

By registering for this "DoD/Federal Employees Only" session, you are attesting that you are in fact a member of the DoD or are a Federal Employee. Violation of this agreement may result in forfeiture of course fees and/or certification.

Time Commitment:

This course will take a minimum of 16 hours of work. Time is calculated for time to complete introductory materials and 7 hours, 15 minutes to complete course work. Introductory materials are expected to be completed prior to the course starting. Please click on the green button for a PDF of course assignments and estimated completion times.

PS Course Overview

The Professional Supervisor of the Audiometric Monitoring Program© (PS/A) course is an intermediate-level, full-day course. It emphasizes the real-world application of audiology expertise as encountered in occupational settings.

Lectures review the current literature and practice guidelines. Instructors present employee case studies for participant problem-solving, critical thinking and small-group discussion. Case presentations discuss PS responsibilities, guidelines for managing problem audiograms and determination of work-relatedness.


This course is intended for audiologists, physicians (MD, DO) and otolaryngologists who supervise and review audiometric testing from hearing loss prevention (HLP) programs. Other hearing conservation-related professionals are also invited to participate in this course; however, are not eligible to take the certification exam.

Participants should have prior understanding of governmental regulations in and components of hearing loss prevention programs and interest, or experience in making work-related determinations for occupational noise-induced hearing loss.

*Note: Pre-read assignment are expected to be completed prior to the course date. For course time, please be prepared with a fully charged laptop as well as a backup power source.

Course Instructors

LTC (Ret.) J. Andrew Merkley, AuD CCC-A CPS/A
Raúl Alexander Mirza, DO, MPH, MSc, CPS/A, FACOEM
Lt Col Johnny Foster, AuD CCC-A CPS/A

Associated Fees

Course fee   $0
Exam Fee:
     Initial certification Exam   $225
     Re-certification Exam        $175

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