Region News…

The ski patrols of Black Mountain of Maine in Rumford and Lost Valley in Auburn will be offering an Outdoor Emergency Care course starting in September. The course will be an online-hybrid course with self-paced homework and quizzes that students complete on schedule. Each week  hands-on, skills labs will be held on Wednesday nights at the Lost Valley patrol base. Participants will be asked to join the National Ski Patrol with a local host mountain for on-hill training in the winter of 2019-2020. For more information about the course click below.

The ski patrols of Black Mountain of Maine in Rumford and Lost Valley in Auburn will be offering an Outdoor Emergency Care course starting in September. The course will be an online-hybrid course with self-paced homework and quizzes that students complete on schedule. Each week  hands-on, skills labs will be held on Wednesday nights at the Lost Valley patrol base. Participants will be asked to join the National Ski Patrol with a local host mountain for on-hill training in the winter of 2019-2020. For more information about the course click below.

OEC is the National Ski Patrol standard for volunteers and is similar to a basic emergency medical technician standards, it is the prerequisite training requirement for patrol volunteers.

This course is scheduled for completion by Dec. 25, 2019.

For more information contact NSP Course Instructor of Record, John McElrath: john@tfrgroup.net or Scott Thistle, NSP Maine Region Outdoor Emergency Care Advisor, at: sthistle@pressherald.com or call Thistle at 207-713-6720.

The Maine Region 2018 John T. Gyger III Outstanding OEC Instructor In memory of “Tom” Gyger recipient…

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