Outdoor Emergency Care
Is one of the base core curriculum offerings through the National Ski Patrol and Blue Knob Ski Patrol for performing emergency medical and rescue care. This is an 80 hour course that requires classroom, hands on practical skills and on-the-hill training.
OEC Course Schedule
This NSP Course is run in conjunction with other patrols in the Western Appalachian Region. Independent reading and on-line exams generally start early summer. Classroom lectures and practical applications begin in August and run through mid-November. This is a Regional class and has both on-line independent learning coordinated with practical sessions for hands-on equipment training. Practical Sessions will be held at Blue Knob Resort. Please contact Mike Burk for information on the 2024 course. Pre-Registration & approval is required.