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Upcoming HLO Closures Due to State Holidays

​Mark your calendar and note that the Health Licensing Office (and all State of Oregon agencies) will be closed on the following day:

  • Monday, September 5, 2022, for Labor Day

Seeking Proctors for the Hearing Aid Specialist Practical Examination

​​The Advisory Council on Hearing Aids is seeking licensed hearing aid specialists to serve as proctors during the administration of the Hearing Aid Specialist Practical Examination. The pool of proctors is at an all-time low and the Health Licensing Office (HLO) is in dire need of individuals who are willing to “give back" to their profession by serving as a proctor.

Proctors Needed for the Hearing Aid Specialist Practical Examination

​​The Health Licensing Office (HLO) is seeking individuals to proctor the Oregon Advisory Council on Hearing Aids, Hearing Aid Specialist Practical Examination. Proctoring the Hearing Aid Specialist Practical Examination entails observing examination candidates performing audiometric testing and masking, ear-mold impressions, and hearing aid fitting and selection. Proctors grade candidates by using standardized forms and scoring criteria.