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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

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

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Student Testimonials

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

Great course, even better instructor! Will definitely recommend class to others!
- RN, ACLS Provider Recognition Participant

Very clear, efficient, and informative. Great class!
- Nursing Student, BLS for Healthcare Provider Renewal Participant

Adam, everyone has been raving about your classes. I am looking forward to attending myself.
- QA Coordinator/Policy Coordinator, Paramedic

Overall, it was a great experience. I feel I learned a lot.
- Nursing Student, BLS for Healthcare Providers participant

Presenters were both very knowledgeable about the materials presented.
- RN, AMLS Provider participant

Way to go, Adam! Easy and fun!
- RN, BLS for Healthcare Providers participant

Excellent comments and discussion during course. Loved all the questions—helps you think critically about what you are doing. Extremely convenient.
- 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

Enjoyed course. Instructor made it fun and it was easier to comprehend. The instructor made the hands-on seem more practical than courses I have taken before.
- BLS for Healthcare Providers participant

Great attentive instructor.
- RN, BLS for Healthcare Providers participant

The added info during the video from instructor was very helpful and interesting.
- LPN, BLS for Healthcare Providers participant

It was beneficial to watch and do and get immediate feedback. Instructor has great sense of humor and knowledge.
- Physical Therapist, BLS for Healthcare Providers participant

Adam and Nicole are very knowledgeable. I learned a lot & made to feel comfortable during session. Had fun while learning. Would reccomend to any one needing to take class.
- Respiratory Therapist, PALS Renewal Participant