IPMBA Training Class Details

IPMBA EMS Cyclist Course - Suffield, CT Wed, May 17, 2017 — Sat, May 20, 2017

Course Location/Facility Name: Suffield Volunteer Ambulance

Address: 205 Bridge Street Suffield, CT 06078 USA

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: $250

Instructor Name: Lawrence Irvine, EMSCI #254

Event Schedule/Agenda: 0800-1600 on 5/17 5/18 and 5/20; 1600-2200 on 5/19

Registration Contact Information: John W. Tarbell Phone: 413-544-5726
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