OEC Refresher: Pinecrest & Lake Alpine Ski Patrols
Date: To be scheduled
Location: Fellowship Hall, St. Mark's Lutheran Church, 3051 Putnam Blvd., Pleasant Hill CA 94523
You must register online (in advance) at the NSP web site to get credit for this refresher: course number F067190005.
Also email the instructor of record, Steve Donelan: firstname.lastname@example.org.
your name, patrol, and NSP number in your message to Steve.
Preparation: Traditional refresher, so no online
portion. Complete the Refresher Workbook, in the summer issue of Ski Patrol
We go over the Workbook questions together in small groups during the lunch hour.
Bring: The completed Refresher Workbook, your
patrol pack, lunch, and your OEC card for instructor signature.
We'll be using stethoscopes and BP cuffs for patient
assessment, so please bring yours if you have them.
: Don't have the magazine? The NSP web site has the Refresher Workbook in
format, so you can download and print it.
- In the morning, we will have brief presentations of core topics, then rotate through skills stations.
- While we eat lunch together, we will go
over the refresher workbook questions and scenarios and discuss the answers.
- In the afternoon, we will rotate through
scenario stations, which will be very realistic.
- After the scenarios, patrollers fill out evaluations of the refresher and turn them in.
- Steve will sign OEC cards, and refresher
completion acknowledgements for visiting patrollers who neeed them.
- Finally, we will give participants the
opportunity to make public comments on
the refresher before closing.
- After the
refresher, PNSP will have a brief patrol meeting.
To get credit for
the refresher, you must:
- Be currently
registered as a National Ski Patroller, with your dues for
the upcoming season paid (PNSP & LANSP treasurers should be there).
- Have the completed Refresher Workbook for our lunch-time discussion.
- Be checked
off at all the skills stations.
- Be checked
off at all the scenario stations, including at least one complete
Patients for scenarios
We need patients for the afternoon scenarios (12 noon to 4:30). Let me
know if you can provide friends or family. Kids welcome if they are old
enough to remember and act out their roles.
Moulage experts from my
wilderness program will coach them and apply accident makeup. Make sure
they bring or wear old clothes, because the makeup is messy.
Sign the roster.
12:30 Working lunch:
discussion in small groups of the study questions as we eat. Each group facilitated by an instructor.
volunteers prepare for scenarios.
Convene for comments on refresher by participants, and patrol meetings.
fill out evaluations and turn in refresher completion records.
Instructors sign OEC cards and completion acknowledgements.