Occupational Health (OH)

Occupational Health (OH)

Audiometry:

  • Basic anatomy and physiology of hearing.
  • A background to Audiometry & Audiometry equipment.
  • Ensure the Audiometric Equipment meets established standards.
  • Prepare Client for a Valid Audiometric Examination.
  • Measuring hearing acuity.
  • Classification of hearing impairment.
  • Hearing conservation.
  • Conduct both manual & automated audiometric screens that comply with established standards & best practice.
  • Interpret, evaluate record & report audiometric screening test results

Vision Screening:

  • Anatomy & Physiology of the Eye.
  • Preparation of Client, Environment & Equipment.
  • History Taking.
  • Examining the Ocular System.
  • Conducting a Snellen & Automated Vision Screen with links to what each target means.
  • Automated Vision Screening covers the Keystone & the Titmus.
  • Perform practical on each other using an automated screener.
  • Legal compliance of Vision requirements per type of Risk Groups in Industry.
  • Record Keeping and Validity issues.

 

Spirometry:

  • Basic respiratory anatomy and physiology
  • A background to Spirometry and spirometers.
  • Spirometry equipment quality control, calibration & verification.
  • The flow volume curve & measurements of Spirometry.
  • Cleaning & equipment maintenance.
  • Reference Values.
  • How to prepare a subject for Spirometry, indications & contraindications.
  • Technique & achieving technically acceptable results.
  • Normal values & basic normal vs. abnormal results.
  • Recording & reporting results.
  • Reversibility Studies.
  • Practical Spirometry.