IPMBA Training Class Details
IPMBA EMS Cyclist Course - Denton, TX Mon, October 16, 2017 — Fri, October 20, 2017
Course Location/Facility Name: Denton Public Safety Training Center
Address: 719 E Hickory St. Denton, TX 76266 US
Be first on scene! Nothing moves more swiftly through a crowd than a bike medic responding to a call for help. However you use your bike fleet, this essential emergency vehicle operations course will improve your response times and help you meet your goals. Learn to select and pack equipment, maneuver a fully loaded bike, and perform basic bike maintenance and on-the-road repairs. Course includes night operations, scenarios, and defensive measures. Off-road riding/search and rescue exercises may be added at the instructor’s discretion.
Curriculum Overview: EMS Cyclist Course Curriculum Overview
Prerequisites: EMS professional/first responder; basic bicycle-handling skills; good physical condition
Required Equipment: EMS Cyclist Course Equipment List
Testing Procedure: Written and practical
Certification: IPMBA EMS Cyclist Certification is available to qualified EMS personnel who successfully complete the practical test, earn a score of 76% or better on the written test, become members of IPMBA, and submit applications for certification accompanied by the appropriate fee.
Instructor Name: David Millican, PCI#1006, EMSCI #343
Event Schedule/Agenda: Monday - Friday, 8am-5pm
Registration Contact Information: Bradon Rana Phone: 940-349-8695
Online Registration: (if applicable) Click here to register online
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This course emphasizes "Vehicular Cycling" techniques that combine principles of traffic flow, the physics of bicycling, and state traffic laws to produce a method of cycling in traffic that enhances the predictability and safety of the officer. Vehicular Cycling is recognized around the world as a superior method of cycling, based on sound principles of Effective Cycling by John Forester. night riding; use of the bicycle as a complete tool; physical training aspects; off-road riding; maintenance and repair; uniforms and equipment; and more. This basic course spans five days in an effort to include as much information and practical application of skills as possible for the student.