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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

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- LPN, BLS for Healthcare Providers participant

Thanks for the lunches and laughs and comfortable surroundings.
- EMT Advanced, AMLS Participant

Course was conducted very professionally; learned some new information. Thanks!
- MD, ACLS Provider Renewal Participant

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- Paramedic, PHTLS Provider Participant

Very well done. Very pleased. I’ve taken this four times before . . . This was best presentation I’ve had.
- 9-1-1 Dispatcher, Heartsaver CPR/AED Participant

I like that Adam realized and took into account that everyone came from different backgrounds. Not all of us have cardiac or CCU experience. Thanks! Learned a lot!
- RN, ACLS Provider Recognition participant

I have taken this course 3 times before from other instructors, but I feel like information can get overwhelming. This course really focused on the most important parts, and I feel like I learned something.
- Nursing student, BLS for Healthcare Providers participant

Excellent presentation and instructor!
- RN, BLS for Healthcare Providers participant

I plan on taking this course when I need to re-certify.
- Dental Hygienist, BLS for Healthcare Providers participant

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- RN, ACLS Provider Recognition participant

Adam was excellent. He took time to explain and answer questions.
- Pharmacist, ACLS Provider Recognition participant

I enjoyed the relaxed nature of the course, yet the instructor gave realistic information for my use. Very well done.
- Chiropractor, BLS for Healthcare Providers participant

The instructor makes the course fun, so it makes it easier to learn.
- C.N.A., BLS for Healthcare Providers participant

He was funny and made it easy—thanks!
- C.N.A., BLS for Healthcare Providers participant

Very helpful information on the new changes. Explained things in a simple manner - easy to understand.
- APNP, PALS Participant