Occupational Health (OH)
- 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
- 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.
- 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.