2020/2021 NHCA/CAOHC Webinar Series

The National Hearing Conservation Association (NHCA) has coordinated with the Council for Accreditation in Occupational Hearing Conservation (CAOHC) to host another NHCA/CAOHC webinar series for 2020/2021.  The webinar series will begin in October 2020 and the exciting topics are listed below.  

 

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1. Topic A Hybrid Approach to Audiometric Technician Training: A Fusion of Traditional and Virtual Learning

a. Description:  Alternative delivery models for teaching Council for Accreditation in Occupational Hearing Conservation (CAOHC) hearing technician certification courses are now a reality.  To date, only a few Course Directors (CDs) have ventured into this uncharted territory.  In addition to offering a suggested roadmap for developing and delivering virtual courses, this presentation will review the benefits and challenges of a hybrid model, including lessons learned.  While of benefit to anyone considering virtual synchronous learning, the intended audience are current CDs of any experience level and those who may be considering becoming a CD.

b. Presenters: Kirsten McCall, AuD and Vickie Tuten, AuD

c. Date/Time:  Thursday, October 15, 2020 at 2:00 pm EDT/1:00 pm CDT, 12:00 pm MDT, and 11:00 am PDT.

d. Cost:

      • NHCA Member/CAOHC Member - $38/Single Webinar; $68/2 Webinars; $101/All 3 webinars
      • NHCA Student Member - $25/Single Webinar; $45/2 Webinars; $45/All 3 webinars
      • Non-Member - $50/Single Webinar; $90/2 Webinars; $135/All 3 webinars

2. Topic:  Hearing Health Education through STS (Short Training Segments): Microlearning Theory in Hearing Conservation

a. Description:  Learners today expect to get information quickly and in a format that is easy to access, easy to understand, available at a time and place of the learners choice, and relevant to what the learner needs to know at the moment.  This presentation will introduce learner to microlearning or just-in-time training theory and how it can be effectively applied to, and enhance, required hearing conservation program training in the workplace.

b. Presenter: John A. Merkley, AuD

c. Date/Time:  Thursday, November 12, 2020 at 2:00 pm EDT/1:00 pm CDT, 12:00 pm MDT, and 11:00 am PDT.

d. Cost:

      • NHCA Member/CAOHC Member - $38/Single Webinar; $68/2 Webinars; $101/All 3 webinars
      • NHCA Student Member - $25/Single Webinar; $45/2 Webinars; $45/All 3 webinars
      • Non-Member - $50/Single Webinar; $90/2 Webinars; $135/All 3 webinars

 

3. Topic:  Audiology, Hearing Loss Prevention and Music: Treatment Considerations

a. Description:  As musicians are increasingly in search of hearing loss prevention information and strategies, this presentation will provide a brief overview of the recent American Academy of Audiology consensus guidelines on treatment for music induced hearing disorders.  There will be a focus on ear plugs for musicians as well as the safe use of in-ear monitors.

b. Presenter: Michael Santucci, AuD

c. Date/Time:  Thursday, December 10, 2020 at 2:00 pm EDT/1:00 pm CDT, 12:00 pm MDT, and 11:00 am PDT.

d. Cost:

      • NHCA Member/CAOHC Member - $38/Single Webinar; $68/2 Webinars; $101/All 3 webinars
      • NHCA Student Member - $25/Single Webinar; $45/2 Webinars; $45/All 3 webinars
      • Non-Member - $50/Single Webinar; $90/2 Webinars; $135/All 3 webinars

 

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