IPMBA Training Class Details

IPMBA Bicycle Response Team Training - Fort Worth, TX Mon, April 08, 2019 — Wed, April 10, 2019


Course Location/Facility Name: Hilton Downtown Fort Worth

Address: 815 Main Street Fort Worth, TX 76102 US

Event Description:

Think you don’t need a bike-mounted mobile field force?  Think again.  Social media helps spawn crowds — some unruly — and bike officers are uniquely qualified to handle them.  And who better than a bike medic to ensure prompt medical attention is rendered if a team member or bystander is injured?  Whether you are preparing for political events, parties and raves, or just expecting your team to make it to the championship, this course will prepare you to manage your crowds and ensure prompt patient care in crowd situations.  Practical exercises include formations, single- and double-column riding, arrest/rescue techniques, squad withdrawal, and gas mask drills, complete with smoke and noise!  

Curriculum Overview:  IPMBA Bicycle Response Team Curriculum Overview

Prerequisites:  Current IPMBA membership; law enforcement officer, EMS provider, or security officer; completion of the IPMBA PC/EMSC/SC Course or alternate course of instruction; good physical condition.   

Required Equipment:  Bicycle Response Team Training Equipment List

Certification:  IPMBA Bicycle Response Team Training Certificates of Completion are available to qualified Police, EMS, and security personnel who complete the course requirements.

Tuition: $575/$600 before/after March 1 + applicable membership fees. Includes workshops April 11-13.

Instructor Name: Mo Ibrahim, Andrew Humes, Josh Rymon, Stanley Sedillo, Matt Tomlinson

Event Schedule/Agenda: Monday, April 8-Wednesday, April 10, 8am-5pm; your choice of workshops Thursday-Saturday, April 11-13.

Registration Contact Information: IPMBA Phone: 410-744-2400
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Accommodations:

Historic Hilton Downtown Fort Worth, 815 Main Street, Fort Worth, Texas, 76102

Experience “a moment in time, a place in history" at Hilton Fort Worth in downtown Fort Worth, the scene of 35th President John F. Kennedy’s final address on the morning of November 22, 1963.  This elegant landmark hotel is just a few yards from Sundance Square where you can enjoy outdoor concerts and popular restaurants. The Fort Worth Cultural District, the Stockyards area and Tarrant County College are just minutes away.  Also nearby are the Fort Worth Zoo, Bass Hall, Fort Worth Museum of Science & History, the Federal Building, and the Botanical Garden. The world-famous Texas Motor Speedway, which features NASCAR and IRL races, is an easy 20-minute drive, as is AT&T Stadium, home of the Dallas Cowboys.

Take the train to Dallas; the Trinity Railway Express is within walking distance. There you can explore the Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza, the Perot Museum of Nature and Science, or the George Bush Presidential Library and Museum.  Click here for more information about nearby attractions.  

On-site dining options include Starbucks, the Skylight Court Bar, the Cafe Texas, and Ruth's Chris Steakhouse.  Wi-Fi is free in guest rooms and public areas.  There is no self-parking; valet parking is $30/$45 (oversized vehicles) per day.  Daily (commuter) parking is $20 per day.  Rates do not include taxes.  There is no airport shuttle service, but the TRE links DWF Airport to downtown Fort Worth.  The host agency will provide transportation from DFW to the Hilton and back to those who pre-register by completing the airport shuttle request form

Rate:  $169 (single/double); $179 (triple); $189 (quad) + 17% taxes + $0.81 tourism fee per night.  To reserve a room, call 817-870-2100 and reference Group Code PMBA, or book online.  The rate is applicable April 4-14, as long as rooms are available.  The cut-off date is March 7, 2019.  

Additional Info:

This course is being offered as part of the 29th Annual IPMBA Conference, April 8-13, 2019.  Fee includes your choice of workshops on Thursday, April 11-Saturday, April 13, and other ancillary activities. 

Download the registration materials.  Online registration opening late Fall.