GEMS

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Audience: NAEMT's Geriatric Education for EMS (GEMS) is appropriate for EMTs, paramedics, nurses, physician assistants, physicians, and other prehospital providers. GEMS is accredited by CAPCE and recognized by NREMT.

Course Content: GEMS provides EMS practitioners at all levels with the skills and knowledge to address the unique medical, social, environmental and communications challenges of older adults. Developed by NAEMT, in partnership with the American Geriatrics Society, GEMS empowers EMS practitioners to help improve medical outcomes and quality of life for geriatric patients.

GEMS features case-based lectures, live-action video, hands-on skill stations, simulation, and small group scenarios to fully engage students in the learning experience. GEMS covers the following topics:

Topics include

  • Changes with age
  • Assessment of older adults
  • Pharmacology and medication toxicity
  • Psycho-social emergencies
  • Elder abuse
  • End-of-life care issues
  • Cardiovascular and respiratory emergencies
  • Trauma
  • Neurological emergencies and altered mental status
  • Mobile integrated healthcare
  • Special considerations for older adults in disaster response
  • Skin and wound care
  • Medical devices frequently used by older adults
Course Format / Time:  8-hour classroom course for EMTs, Paramedics, emergency responders, nurses, physician assistants, and physicians. Upon successful completion of the course, students receive a certificate of completion, a wallet card recognizing them as GEMS core providers for 4 years, and 8 hours of CAPCE credit.
Course Materials:  Students will be required to have the GEMS manual for class.  This can be purchased during enrollment.

Enrollment Cut-off: Enrollment closes when the class is full.  Those that enroll within a few days fo the class may have their book held until the day of the class.

Certification: Students who successfully complete this course receive a certificate of completion, wallet card good for four years, and 8 hours of CAPCE credit.


13
Apr
2019

GEMS - Geriatric Education for EMS

04-13-2019 9:00 am -6:00 pm
NHCPR - Bedford
NHCPR - Bedford
9 Cedarwood Dr, Unit 12 Bedford, NH 03110 United States
Enrollment Open - Space Available
$125.00
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24
May
2019

GEMS - Geriatric Education for EMS

05-24-2019 9:00 am -6:00 pm
NHCPR - Bedford
NHCPR - Bedford
9 Cedarwood Dr, Unit 12 Bedford, NH 03110 United States
Enrollment Open - Space Available
$125.00
$125.00 12

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