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Advanced Professional Healthcare Education, 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

Instructor does an excellent job answering questions and bringing things to understandable level. Good examples given and keeps the class interesting.
- Physical Therapist, ACLS Recognition Participant

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

Presentation always interesting. Information nicely relayed to class.
- Paramedic, PHTLS Provider Participant

I learned more in this ACLS than any other ACLS class I’ve taken.
- RN, ACLS Provider Renewal Participant

I really enjoyed this class. I thought it was very well done. The instructors were credible and presented themselves and the material well.
- Paramedic, AMLS Provider participant

Very good class—simple to remember when under stress.
- Public Health RN, BLS for Healthcare Providers participant

I feel confident should a situation arise to perform CPR. Everything was very clear and easy to understand.
- Nursing Student, BLS for Healthcare Providers participant

Adam displays a very clear-cut standard class. I would be interested in taking future courses.
- C.N.A., BLS for Healthcare Providers participant

Past experience with Adam’s teaching abilities, excellent instructor.
- RN, ACLS Provider Renewal participant

Nicole did very well. She took extra time to clearly explain everything in depth and made it easy to understand and remember. I took CPR 3 years ago or so through [a different organization] and learned so many new things today.
- C.N.A., BLS for Healthcare Providers participant

Adam made the course enjoyable and easier to learn.
- RN, ACLS Provider Recognition participant

Good approach. Kept it moving along so I didn’t get bored.
- Organ Procurement Coordinator, BLS for Healthcare Providers participant

Adam was well recommended by other participants.
- RN, ACLS Provider Recognition participant

Very informative and well-received instructor.
- RN, BLS for Healthcare Providers participant

Nicole is very organized and very thorough! Great class!
- PA Student, ECG Course Participant