Fall 2015 Outdoor Emergency Care Course

This site covers the National Ski Patrol's Outdoor Emergency Care (OEC) training course that's held in the San Francisco South Bay area each Fall. Details on registration, materials, preparation and location are located on the tabs above. Course updates are posted below as they are published.

Outdoor Emergency Care® is the National Ski Patrol’s award-winning training program for patrollers and others in the recreation community who deal with emergency situations. This nationally recognized program is designed to help you manage the toughest emergencies, in all seasons. Developed in the late 1980s for the 26,000 members of the National Ski Patrol, Outdoor Emergency Care is a training program that is tailored to the nonurban rescuer. Today, OEC is considered the standard of training for emergency care in the outdoor environment and is recognized by resorts and recreational facilities in all 50 states.

Sunday, July 10, 2022

COVID Vaccines Required for Class Participation

As last year, we will require all candidates, instructors, and participants in this year's class to be vaccinated and up-to-date with COVID vaccines.  Definitions and requirements here: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/vaccines/stay-up-to-date.html

For those not comfortable with this requirement, no problem, shoot me a note & I'll refund your class fees.

Looking forward to a safe, productive, and enjoyable class this year.

Tuesday, June 28, 2022

Registration Open for SouthBay OEC 2022

I'm pleased to announce that once again this Fall, we'll be hosting the Ski Patrol medical training course, Outdoor Emergency Care.

Registration is open Sunday July 3 at 8:00.  Register at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/copy-of-outdoor-emergency-care-south-bay-fall-2022-tickets-375515425747

OEC SouthBay 2022 Course Number

Candidates & Patrollers -

The course number for this Fall's (Fall 2022) OEC class is: F066220003

- Bill

Tuesday, June 14, 2022

SouthBay OEC 2022 - Preliminary Information

Plans for SouthBay OEC 2022 are in progress.  Tentative schedule posted on the link above.  

We're finalize arrangements now for the venue.  

Registration will open as soon as we have that squared away.  Stay tuned.

Monday, November 15, 2021

OEC SouthBay 2021

OEC SouthBay training for the 2021 winter season is complete. Check back here in the Spring 2022 timeframe for information about the Fall 2022 OEC SouthBay course. More information on other courses may be at: http://www.easternsierraregion.org/

Sunday, November 14, 2021

Final Exam Success!

 Candidates - 

A big congratulations on your success in your final exam this weekend.  100% pass, many perfect scores, and strong accolades from the examiners.  Well deserved.  I'm confident you'll go on to be great patrollers!

And a big thanks for the patrollers & examiners who helped make the event a success.  And, of course, thanks to our host, Novo Construction, and to our chief judge, Mark Galica, for another great job this year.

Now, give yourself a pat on the back.  And then check CMS...

I've added a few pics to the class photo album here.


Wednesday, November 3, 2021

Great MCI Simulation Event!

 Candidates -

Congrats on a great performance at our Mass Casualty Incident simulation event!   You all handled a broad variety of injuries and some crazy situations and did it well!   And a big thanks to the volunteers who made it possible.  Great job!

Now on to the written & practical final exams!  I know you'll do well.