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Mountain Bike Medicine

Mountain Bike Medicine | Spicewood, TX

Course Description:

Our Mountain Bike Medicine course is designed to provide an individual with an introduction to wilderness medicine and the basic skills to treat the most common injuries and illnesses encountered in the wilderness. This program is appropriate for any Level 2 or 3 NICA Coach seeking to fulfill their required first aid training.

This Mountain Bike Medicine course requires approximately 4+ hours of online coursework. Following the completion of the online material, a student will be eligible to attend the ~5 hours of hands-on training. After taking this course you will be familiar with some of the most common backcountry problems, and the NICA-specific policies regarding the rendering of first aid care. 

Upon course completion, students will earn both the Mountain Bike Medicine Certification and CPR/BLS plus AED certifications, both of which are valid for two years.

There are two sessions scheduled for the course, a morning class and an afternoon class.

The morning class takes place from 8 AM- 12 PM

The afternoon class takes place from 1 PM -5 PM

Online modules for the course must be complete by November 3


The materials below above are covered via online and in-person didactic lectures, small group discussions, practical skills sessions, and live scenarios. Each topic will describe pathology, treatment, prevention, and provide evacuation guidelines necessary for high-quality patient care. This curriculum is continually reviewed for best practices and the most up-to-date guidelines.

The Mountain Bike Medicine curriculum includes, but is not limited to topics such as:

  • Patient Assessment (Scene Size-up, Primary Survey, Secondary Survey)
  • Airway Management
  • Vital Sign Interpretation
  • Bleeding and Shock
  • Abdominal and Chest Injuries
  • Fractures & Dislocations, Improvised Splinting
  • Wound and Burn Management (bandaging)
  • Head and Spine Injuries, Spinal Motion Restriction
  • Lightning Injuries and Prevention
  • Medical Problems in the Wilderness
  • Hypothermia & Cold-Related Illness/Injury
  • Heat-Related Illness
  • Evacuation Guidelines
Recommended Gear List
Student Eligibility Criteria
AdventureMed Code of Ethics

November 11


November 11
Course Category:


Sharon Barclay


Course Location Type


Pedernales Fire Dept Station 801
801 Bee Creek Rd
Spicewood, TX 78669 United States
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Mountain Bike Medicine- Spicewood, TX AM- 11.11.23
For the morning session, 8 AM- 12:00 PM
$ 100.00
20 available
Mountain Bike Medicine- Spicewood, TX PM- 11.11.23
For the afternoon session, 1PM-5 PM
$ 100.00
20 available