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.

Upcoming Courses

Student Testimonials

Great instructor, explanation of concepts were great!
- RN, ACLS Provider Recognition Participant

Very easy to follow and understand. Great insight on the subject.
- Advanced EMT, PHTLS Provider Participant

Highly recommend—Adam does a great job speaking concisely regarding ACLS protocol.
- Resident Physician, ACLS Provider Recognition Participant

Great class, informal, relaxed—good environment to learn in.
- RN/House Supervisor, ACLS Provider Renewal participant

Good information, delivered clearly. Thanks!
- RN, BLS for Healthcare Providers participant

Very satisfied. I took this course because I was last ACLS certified some 10 years ago. I was impressed with Adam’s knowledge, patience, and didactic skills.
- MD (Intensivist), ACLS Provider Recognition 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

Great course—Adam made it fun!
- RN, BLS for Healthcare Providers participant

Thanks! CPR made simple!
- Public Health Nurse, BLS for Healthcare Providers participant

Great! Looking forward to ACLS.
- RN, BLS for Healthcare Providers participant

Brenda was wonderful! Very informative and knew the material well. Great instructor.
- Nursing Student, ACLS Participant

Thank you! I appreciate the real world scenarios that were discussed during class and the time to practice.
- NP Student, ACLS Participant

Great course. It was interesting and will come in very handy while training and learning to become a nurse.
- Nursing Student, BLS for Healthcare Providers Participant

This course was excellent! A lot of information but presented clearly and with adequate practice time. Thank you!
- Nursing Student, ACLS Participant

Instructors spoke clearly and effectively made application of the skills presented. Easy.
- Nursing Student, BLS for Healthcare Providers Participant