Advanced Professional Healthcare, LLC

Advanced Professional Healthcare Education (APHE) LLC

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AGS Geriatric Emergencies for Emergency Medical Services (GEMS)

Course Objectives

The participants who complete this training program will be certified by the National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians® (NAEMT®) as a GEMS Provider. This course is designed to give you the tools to more effectively understand, assess, and treat geriatric patients. With this training, you can not only better understand how medical problems develop but also reduce morbidity and mortality of geriatric patients. We will discuss evaluation, stabilization, and resuscitation techniques with skills for management of the geriatric patient. You will provide better care for patients by understanding how different types of medical problems and shock affect geriatric patients. NAEMT certification card provided.

Course Length

Eight hours, with presentation, lecture, practical application, a written test, and a skills test.

Prerequisite

Health Care Provider

Intended Audience

Healthcare providers, such as EMTs and paramedics who initiate and direct prehospital geriatric emergency care and resuscitation.

Pricing

Recognition: $125
Renewal: $125

Textbook: $60

Textbook

The textbook pictured below is the required version for this course. If your textbook does not look like the one below, you will have to purchase the appropriate textbook through APHE at checkout.

The textbook for each course is required at the course. If you do not have a textbook at the course, you will be expected to purchase one from the instructor.

To Register

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Upcoming Course Dates

No upcoming dates set. Contact APHE to express interest in this course.

Upcoming Courses

Student Testimonials

Adam was an awesome instructor. Very easy to learn from him.
- RN, BLS for Healthcare Providers participant

Instructor was clear and easy to understand. He made the course enjoyable. Very willing to work with dates to schedule course and come to our office.
- Dental hygienist, BLS for Healthcare Providers participant

Took class because I sedate patients at work. Thought class was fun and valuable. Delivery was well done. Class was fun and you made everyone feel very comfortable. Thanks!
- RN, ACLS Recognition Participant

Excellent Course! I was worried after not taking CPR for 10 years, but this course was well taught and easy to follow.
- RN, BLS for Healthcare Providers participant

Adam did a good job explaining new issues/material. Very thorough with his teaching. Would recommend him for any class, any level of healthcare. He does a great job!
- Assistant Fire Chief/Paramedic, ACLS Provider Renewal participant

Nikki was great! She delivered extremely valuable information that I was unaware of in other CPR courses. I really enjoyed the class.
- RN, BLS for Healthcare Providers participant

A totally enjoyable class! The instructor explains things very well and has a great sense of humor.
- RN, BLS for Healthcare Providers participant

Communicated very well with good personal experience. The instructors were credible.
- Resident Physician, ACLS Provider Recognition participant

Very informative! Well Put Together!
- Paramedic, ACLS for Experienced Providers participant

Thank you, Adam!
- High School teacher, Heartsaver CPR/AED/First Aid participant

This is by far the best CPR class I have ever taken. Very informational. Great job!
- Child care specialist, Heartsaver CPR/AED participant

Instructor was awesome—very knowledgeable.
- DC, BLS for Healthcare Providers participant