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 - all attendees must bring their own or their organization's cycling equipment that meets or exceeds the minimum standards on the 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: $500 + applicable membership fees
Instructor Name: Rob Collett
Each day will be 6-10 hours worth of instruction and riding. Hours will vary and include day and night.
NOTE: Bennington Rescue retains the right to deny any application, for any reason. If the school denies the application prior to the class date, all tuition and fees paid will be refunded. There are NO REFUNDS for course supplies, including textbooks or online materials once delivered to the student or accessed online.
Thu Oct. 4 - 7:00 pmtoSun Oct. 7 10:00 pm
120 McKinley StreetBennington VT,US 05201