COHN/COHN-S Review Course

September 10-11, 2024 | 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. ET

Alexander Court
2001 K St. NW, #300
Washington, DC 20006

Member Fee: $500
Non-Member Fee: $680


What You Can Expect

The AAOHN COHN/COHN-S in-person review course covers the major components of occupational health nursing. The course curriculum is organized to follow the ABOHN recommended Exam Outline updated for September 2024 for study preparation for the certification exams. AAOHN's course will help the learner to organize their study and map to the core content areas of the ABOHN exam blueprint, introduce test-taking strategies, and provide pre and post-test opportunities through group activities or in the learner resources.

In addition to instruction and discussions, learn through hands-on activities, case studies and games. Nurses interested in learning more about the field of occupational health nursing will also find this course beneficial with the broad overview of occupational health nursing presented.


Attendees earn 16 CNE.

Core Content Topics

This information is forthcoming and will align with ABOHN's 2024 exam outline.

Learner Objectives

  • Define current occupational health nursing roles and functions and describe occupational health nursing strategies for providing direct care and health promotion to workers.
  • Discuss the concepts and principles of ergonomics, industrial hygiene, case management, hearing conservation, toxicology, epidemiology, and occupational health nursing research.
  • Discuss legislation relevant to occupational health nursing, as well as federal standards and regulations.
  • Identify topic areas to be studied for ABOHN Certified Occupational Health Nurse exams.

Learning Outcome

  • 85% of OHNs who complete this course will report that it provided them with the tools needed to prepare for the ABOHN exam.


  • Mindy Guillory RN, BSN, COHN-S/CM, COHC/CD, CEAP, SAP, MRO-a
  • Laurie Heagy, MPH, RN, COHN-S

Recommended Resource

The Fundamentals of Occupational and Environmental Health Nursing: AAOHN Core Curriculum - 5th Edition is a recommended resource that may compliment the education offered at the workshop. This textbook is a must-have resource for OHN professionals at every career stage, offering comprehensive insights and essential knowledge in occupational health. Purchase your copy today at newly discounted rates of $175 for AAOHN members and $225 for non-members. 

The COHN/COHN-S Online Certification Practice Test offers the learner 400 practice test questions as a supplementary study tool for ABOHN certification exams in occupational health nursing. The question bank of practice test questions will assess current knowledge and provide a baseline of knowledge for certification exam preparation. Rationale and feedback are given with every question, as well as a score summary and overall test review.

The AAOHN Online Game  is an excellent tool to assess your knowledge in all areas of occupational health. The fast paced game offers a fresh way to sharpen your skill. You'll earn points in each of six categories by answering over 200 multiple choice questions. Compete against yourself and test your knowledge as a final review before sitting for the certification exam. There is an 80% minimum passing score needed to complete the course. Learners may restart the course for multiple attempts as needed.

The American Association of Occupational Health Nursing (AAOHN) is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Disclosures: No relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies exist for anyone in a position to control content of this activity, including planners, planning committee members, presenters/instructors, authors, and content reviewers.