Professional Supervisor of the Audiometric Monitoring Program© Workshop

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The Professional Supervisor of the Audiometric Monitoring Program© (PS/A) Workshop is an intermediate-level, full-day course. It emphasizes real-world applications that physicians and audiologists encounter in managing noise exposed workers in a variety of occupational settings.

The workshop 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.

Workshop Description

This one-day workshop is designed for certified audiologists and physicians (MD and DO) seeking instruction in the role and scope of practice of the Professional Supervisor of the Audiometric Monitoring Program©. Attendees are eligible to receive continuing education and medical credits, a copy of the Hearing Conservation Manual 5th Edition (with valuable ANSI and OSHA standards), and other unique training materials. This course leads to certification after fulfillment of requirements.

CURRICULUM: The course curriculum and case presentations will cover:

The role and responsibilities of the Professional Supervisor of the Audiometric Monitoring Program.
Methods for establishing and supporting audiometric monitoring programs.
Review of problem audiograms, including baseline revisions.
Determining work-relatedness of hearing loss.
Audiometric recordkeeping required by federal regulations and best practices.
Database management and program integration with other members of the hearing conservation team.

Questions may be directed to Kim Stanton, CAOHC Executive Director, via e-mail at info@caohc.org or by phone at 414-276-5338.