IPMBA Training Class Details

IPMBA EMS Cyclist Course - Saint Louis, MO Mon, June 04, 2018 — Thu, June 07, 2018


Course Location/Facility Name: Washington University in Saint Louis

Address: 6475 Forsyth Blvd Saint Louis, MO 63105 US

Event Description:

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.

Tuition: $400 + applicable membership fees; includes workshops on June 8-9.

Instructor Name: Scott Magee

Event Schedule/Agenda: Monday, June 4, 8am-5pm; Tuesday, June 5, 8am-5pm; Wednesday, June 6; 1pm-10pm; Thursday, June 7, 8am-5pm; your choice of workshops on Friday, June 8, and Saturday, June 9.

Registration Contact Information: IPMBA Phone: 410-744-2400
Email:
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Online Registration: (if applicable) Click here to register online

Accommodations:

Washington University in Saint Louis (WUSTL) Residence Halls: 6618 Shepley Drive, Saint Louis MO 63130.  Suite-style accommodations with up to four singles sharing a common area and a bathroom.  Prices are per person and include breakfast, a linen package (sheets, pillow and case, blanket, two bath towels, two washcloths, a bar of soap and a plastic cup), and wi-fi.  Buildings are air-conditioned.  Lounges feature cable TV, laundry, kitchen, and vending machines.  Smoking and tobacco use are prohibited. Parking passes must be purchased in advance with your conference registration.  Marked units are NOT exempt.  If you park without a permit, you will be fined.   Reservations accepted February 1-April 18, 2018.

Rate:  Single Room:  $51.50 per person, per night + $40 one-time linen and reservation fee.  You MUST book online at http://tinyurl.com/2018IPMBAHousing using MC, Visa, Discover, or AmEx between February 1 and April 18, 2018.  For assistance with online reservations, call 314-935-6680.

Clayton Plaza Hotel: 1.5 bike-able miles; 7750 Carondelet Ave; Clayton 63105; 314-726-5400; Group Code:  INP; http://tinyurl.com/2018IPMBAHotel. 

Rate: $124 + 16.61% tax.  Single Kings or Double Queens.  Includes in-room WiFi, full buffet breakfast, airport shuttle service (6am-10pm), and parking.  Oversized vehicles (limit 6’7”) is $30 per day; advance notification required.  Smoke-free.  Cutoff Date:  May 3, 2018, or sellout.  

Additional Info:

This course is being offered as part of the 28th Annual IPMBA Conference, June 4-9, 2018.  The fee includes your choice of workshops on Friday, June 8, and Saturday, June 9, and other ancillary activities. 

Download the registration packet.  Register online.