Registration is open for a three-day course to become a certified (C-OHC). An OHC’s perform occupational audiometric testing for noise-exposed workers, and enforce worker compliance with hearing conservation programs. The course is March 16-18 at the NIU Health, Wellness and Literacy Building, 3100 Sycamore Road, room 2305.
OHCs work in a variety of settings and many are onsite, company employees acting as safety personnel or healthcare workers. Others are employed by hearing conservation or occupational health service providers and travel to different companies. They can also work in occupational health clinics, government agencies and military installations.
Topic instructors are experts in their fields. Practicum instructors are clinical assistant professors in NIU’s Doctor of Audiology program.
There are registration fees. Open to students, recertification candidates, and non-students. Click here to register.