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Johns Hopkins Education and Research Center for Occupational Safety and Health

Overview of Occupational Health Nursing Course

October 25-27, 2017

Oct 25:  9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Oct 26:  8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Oct 27:  8:30 am - 3:30 pm

Times are subject to change. 


This course will help prepare occupational health nurses who plan to take the American Board for Occupational Health Nursing Certification (ABOHN) examination. Others interested in a comprehensive review of occupational health nursing may also benefit from enrolling. 

Topics Include

Course Director

Jacqueline Agnew, RN, PhD, COHN-S
Professor, Department of Environmental Health and Engineering, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Director of the Johns Hopkins Education and Research Center for Occupational Safety and Health 

Contact Hours through AAOHN

Contact hours have been applied for from the American Association of Occupational Health Nurses (AAOHN).

Registration Fee

$549.00 includes: course handouts/materials with breakfast and lunch every day. 
Johns Hopkins reserves the right to cancel course. Registration, less a $50.00 service charge, is refunded if written notice of cancellation is received at least two weeks prior to course start date. No refunds will be issued for cancellations after this date. The full course registration fee will be refunded if the course is cancelled.

Study CD-ROM

Datachem COHN Prep CD-ROM  software will be available for our students at a discount rate of $150.00 plus sales tax. Print out our order form and submit directly to us to receive the special education rate. **Please note: Datachem has only made a Windows compatible version of the study disk. No Mac version is available.** Limited supply remaining. 


(Please be sure to save a copy of the registration form on your computer before emailing it)

Secure Fax: (410) 614-4986

Mailing Address:
Keith Choi
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
615 North Wolfe Street
Room W7517
Baltimore, MD 21205

**Full-time university faculty, staff, and eligible dependents may enroll under the terms of the Johns Hopkins Tuition Remission Program. Registration requires the original approved JHU Tuition Remission Voucher and Professional Development forms submitted with the course registration form directly to Keith Choi at or fax to 410-614-4986. The form can be found here on the Benefits website. 


1st Floor Carpenter Room
Johns Hopkins School of Nursing
525 N. Wolfe St.
Baltimore, MD 21205

Directions are here.

Parking is available at the Washington Street Garage, located at the corner of East Monument Street and North Washington Street. Click here for a map view. 


Johns Hopkins University faculty and associates.


A link to area hotels convenient to the School can be found here. Many offer taxi vouchers or a courtesy shuttle back and forth to the hospital - please make sure to double check shuttle availability and schedule before booking

Additional ABOHN Test Materials Information (not mandatory for the course) 

Although not mandatory for our OHN overview course, below are some suggested outside resources you can review before the course. Please order direct through their websites at the following links. We will not have these books on site for sale: 

AAOHN Core Curriculum Study Guide 
It appears to be all online now. Please call AAOHN at (800) 241-8014 or go here for more information. 

Core Curriculum for Occupational and Environmental Health Nursing, 4th edition
Order direct through AAOHN website: $115.00

ABOHN Certification Self Assessment Test (CSAT)
Order direct from ABOHN: $50.00

For further information, please contact:

Keith Choi
Program Coordinator
Office: 410-955-4088
Fax: 410-614-4986

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