IPMBA Training Class Details

IPMBA EMS Cyclist Course - Tampa, FL Sat, May 17, 2014 — Tue, May 20, 2014


Course Location/Facility Name: Hilton Tampa Downtown

Address: 211 North Tampa Street Tampa, FL 33602 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: $350 + IPMBA membership ($55)

Instructor Name: Mike Hudspeth, Rob Collett

Event Schedule/Agenda: Saturday: 0800-1700; Sunday: 0800-1700; Monday: 1300-2200; Tuesday: 0800-1700; Schedule subject to change.

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

Hilton Tampa Downtown, 211 North Tampa Street, Tampa FL  33602.  Rate*:  $104 single/double; $124 triple; $144 quad  + 12% tax.  Call 813-204-3000 by April 16, 2014, and ask for Group Code PMBA (note: no " I"), or book online at http://tinyurl.com/IPMBAHotel2014.

Note:  Reservations must be made using the weblink or by calling the hotel directly.  Because most of their rooms are being held for IPMBA, discount travel websites may show that the hotel is sold out over the conference dates.  *A portion of the room rate will be used to offset conference expenses.

Additional Info:

This course is being held in conjunction with the 24th Annual IPMBA Conference, May 21-23, 2014, in Tampa, Florida.  You may register for just the course, the course and the conference, or just the conference.  

For more information and to download a registration packet, visit http://ipmba.org/conference/how-to-register.  

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