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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.

Upcoming Courses

Student Testimonials

I was very satisfied with the course and instructor. She was very organized and very thorough. Very willing to take time for questions and make sure everyone understood. Thank you!
- Physician, BLS for Healthcare Provider Recognition Participant

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

Adam was a great instructor and took his time explaining and showing us the step by step instructions for CPR. He was also great at answering questions and making the class laid back as well as very informative.
- C.N.A., BLS for Healthcare Providers participant

Very well-taught and learned a lot of new and possible future protocols for ACLS.
- Paramedic, ACLS Provider Renewal participant

The instructor kept the class motivated and interested.
- Nursing student, BLS for Healthcare Providers participant

Enjoyed the casual teaching style. Nice to work in “teams”—no long waits to perform the skills. Thanks!
- RN, BLS for Healthcare Providers participant

Adam was very nice and made everyone feel very comfortable. Learned a lot.
- RN, ACLS Provider Recognition participant

Very clear and understood.
- Child Care Specialist, Heartsaver CPR/AED participant

Great course—to the point—easy to understand.
- Nursing Student, BLS for Healthcare Providers participant

Instructor was great!
- RN, ACLS Provider Renewal participant

Class well organized, informative, and easy to follow.
- RN, BLS for Healthcare Providers participant

I thought the instructors did a great job. Very knowledgeable and helpful. Gave some really good pointers and can honestly say I am glad I took the full course. Learned a lot.
- RT Student, ECG Course Participant

Adam made the course easy to understand and applicable to real life situations. Great job!
- RN, ACLS Renewal Participant

Adam was very engaging and knowledgeable. Enjoyed the class.
- APNP, PALS Participant