Advanced Professional Healthcare, LLC

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 was very knowledgeable.
- RN, ACLS Provider Recognition Participant

The instructor made this class easy to understand; very quiet and relaxed environment great for learning. Great explanation of science and why we do what we do—Great!
- RN, ACLS Provider Recognition Participant

Great course and instructor!
- Nurse Anesthetist, PALS Provider Renewal participant

Instructor was knowledgeable, provided excellent instruction and solicited questions.
- RN, BLS for Healthcare Providers participant

Material well-summarized with key teaching points identified—excellent!
- RRT, BLS for Healthcare Providers participant

Thanks for making this meaningful.
- RN, BLS for Healthcare Providers participant

Very Satisfied!
- RN, BLS for Healthcare Providers participant

All was a great review and a lot of great information was presented. Presentation was very interesting!
- RN, PHTLS Provider participant

Great availability of when classes are offered and when. Not the elite ‘do it only when we offer it.’
- RN, PALS Provider Recognition participant

Very funny! Made it fun!
- Child care specialist, Heartsaver CPR/AED participant

Adam—Thank you so much for a great learning experience.
- RN, ACLS Provider Renewal participant

Adam did a very nice job. He was very knowledgeable and entertaining.
- PA Student, ECG Course Participant

Entertaining delivery!
- LPN, ACLS Renewal Participant

Perfect for my needs, clear and concise.
- RN, BLS for Healthcare Providers Participant