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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 shown is the required version for this course. If your textbook does not look like the one below, please add either a physical book or eBook to your order when registering for the course. If your course is within five days, please purchase an eBook, as we cannot guarantee delivery of a physical book prior to your course.

The textbook for each course is required at the course. There is a written exam at the end of the course, and it is an open book test. It is necessary for you to have your own book.

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Upcoming Course Dates

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