Candidate Experience Video Now Available
We know that commiting to becoming ceritified can be stressful. Our testing provider, Applied Management Professionals (AMP) has released a video which gives detailed information on scheduling instructions and what to expect on test day. This great resource was designed to help better prepare AMP testing candidates during the process.
Please go here to view the video.
Requirements for the COHN and COHN-S credentials are:
1. Current active RN license.
2. 3000 hours as and OHN during the previous 5 years.
3. 50 continuing education contact hours directly related to OH.
The Case Management (CM) credential requires an additional 10 continuing education contact hours directly related to OH Case Management.
The Safety Management (SM) credential requires an additional 50 continuing education contact hours directly related to OH Safety Management.
You can find more information and the downloadable application or the online application under the Recertification Tab.
Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and the U.S.
Department of Defense (DoD)
"Let's Get Certified
The American Board for Occupational Health Nurses is
please to provide the Department of Veterans Affairs and
the Department of Defense a $50 discount on our COHN and
COHN-S certification examinations. For additional
Occupational Health Practice Research Study
Board for Occupational Health Nurses is encouraging
certified OHNs to participate in a research study to
document the activities and skill of committed,
experience occupational health nurses. The study
is being conducted by the University of Arizona and is
sponsored by NIOSH/CDC.
Participating OHNs will complete an online
questionnaire. They will then complete a series of brief
online logs describing skills and activities at specific
times. Participants are compensated for their time
and scheduling is based on individual needs.
will be strictly confidential. The research team,
led by Dr. Philip Harber, will share overall results
with the Board and other professionals.
If you are
interested in participating or learning more about the
study, please call Gabriela Alongi or Sarah Barrett at
(520) 626-1263 or email to email@example.com
The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) is
developing the Occupational Health and Safety Network (OHSN).
OHSN Allows you to benchmark the safety of your
Helps you target prevention and
intervention strategies to decrease work-related
Creates a community of leaders to share
Helps you track your own data to meet OSHA
and Joint Commission requirements
Integrates with your current data
collection process to minimize effort
To learn more...Visit: www.cdc.gov/niosh/topics/ohsn/
How can you get involved with OHSN?
Start preparing to be an early adopter of OHSN by beginning to adapt
your current injury data collection processes to conform
to the OHSN data standards available at www.cdc.gov/niosh/topics/ohsn/.
Please feel free to contact the following with
questions or comments:
Ahmed Gomaa MD, ScD, MSPH, Medical Officer (AGomaa@cdc.gov)
Sara Luckhaupt MD, MPH, Medical Officer (SLuckhaupt@cdc.gov)
OHSN Team (NIOSHOHSN@cdc.gov)
Division of Surveillance, Hazard Evaluations & Field Studies
National Institute for
Occupational Safety and Health Centers for Disease Control and Prevention