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Conducting and interpreting audiograms under CNWR2005 (Reference L108)

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£200 for SOM Members (please log in on the SOM website first). Non-members £250. There is a maximum of 20 places.

Conducting and interpreting audiograms under CNWR2005 (Reference L108)

Trainer - Melanie Brewster, Clinical Physiologist (Audiology)

For OH technicians and OH nurses undertaking and/or reviewing audiograms conducted under a CNWR 2005 statutory health surveillance programme.

A one-day course (6 hours attendance certificate) with a suggested post course requirement to provide 100 anonymised audiograms and to categorize competently in accordance with L108.

Provides the required technical knowledge for both conducting an accurate audiogram and identifying potential NIHL and / or the requirement to refer to general practice at the point of health surveillance.

4 CPD points accredited by the Faculty of Occupational Medicine (FOM) and SOM Certificate of attendance. Post course certificate of competency if >/80% scored in the post course assessment.

Delegate fee - £200.00 SOM member £250 non SOM member

Duration 4 hours (4 CPD points)

Trainer Melanie Brewster

Clinical Physiologist (Audiology) RCCP 1529, Dip Safety Management, Cert OH Law

Melanie Brewster is an NHS trained Clinical Physiologist specialising in audiology. Alongside private and medico-legal practice she provided the assessment service for the claimants from the NCB and war pension directorate in the early 1990’s and branched out into occupational health in 1996 setting up her own Occupational Health company which specialises in noise. Melanie was instrumental in the 2021 changes in CNWR 2005 guidance and still works in the NHS part time as an external consultant.  

Melanie is an advocate for the correct identification of noise-induced hearing loss and has over 35 years’ experience in interpreting audiograms in industry. She provides specialist Occupational Health risk assessment and reports for employees identified as having hearing loss including advising on the compatibility of hearing aids and hearing protection and the management of safety critical workers with hearing loss.

Melanie has a trainer for many years alongside advising major insurance companies on NIHL claims, validating medico-legal audiograms and several papers published in her subject.

(SOM members please log in on the SOM website to get the discount). Once paid, you will then be sent the URL join link by email.


June 11th, 2024 from 10:00 AM to  4:30 PM
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