OEC is an award-winning medical education program that offers extensive opportunities to students interested in serving others in the healthcare field. 

We teach EMS (Emergency Medical Services) programs to regional high school students and offer continuing education for adults.

Students can learn basic First Aid, or become fully prepared for pursuing careers in clinics, hospitals, nursing homes, in-home healthcare, ambulance services, fire departments, etc. through our First Aid & CPR, EMR (Emergency Medical Responder), EMT (Emergency Medical Technician), NA-R (Nursing Assistant-Registered), Self Defense and Medical Internship programs.

Students can earn college credits and/or their NREMT (National Registry of Emergency Medical Technician) certification, which enables them to pursue careers in various EMS and healthcare professions.

New Teen Cert Program

New this year, the Teen Cert Program is a National Homeland Security initiative directed at making our schools and communities safer by having educated and trained youth capable of preparing and responding to disasters and emergencies. SLPHS will utilize trained Teen Cert members to enhance the School Emergency Response Team

  • Meeting Times: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 3-5 p.m. in room B125.
  • Questions? Reach out to advisor John Lindstrom 

Meeting Times and Fees

  • Meeting and Fees vary. Visit the website or reach out to an advisor for more information. 

Learn more: more information about our Opportunities in Emergency Care program and Spring Lake Park High School's Career and College Pathways is available on SLPHS' website.

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OEC student on an ambulance
Two OEC students practicing a pediatric scenario on a smiling Early Childhood student
OEC mock


Bill Neiss 

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Jenny Neiss

Spark Advisor Jenny Neiss

John Lindstrom


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