Geriatric Education For Emergency Medical Services: (gems).

Geriatric Education For Emergency Medical Services: (gems)

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ISBN details

  • ISBN 10: 1449641911
  • ISBN 13: 9781449641917


Now published in partnership with the National Association of EMTs, the Second Edition of this national continuing education curriculum is the most credible and complete source of prehospital medical information for the older population.Geriatric Education for Emergency Medical Services (GEMS), Second Edition builds off the previous edition and includes expanded content that will cover new areas addressed in the National EMS Education Standards, including mobile integrated healthcare and disasters.The GEMS course is an innovative, comprehensive, and highly interactive 1-day course for both BLS and ALS providers with:*Online Precourse Modules*Case-based lectures*Live action video*Hands-on skill stations*Small group scenariosNew to the Second Edition: A 2-day ALS course option is also available, featuring 8 hours of interactive online modules. The online courseware provides more advanced, in-depth content for ALS providers and explores the role of mobile integrated healthcare in improving the quality of life for older patients.

Other Details

  • Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning,
  • Language: Eng English
  • Format: print
  • Edition: 2
  • Dimensions: xvi, 301 pages ; 28 cm
  • Pages: 302
  • Date Published: 2015
  • Authors: Snyder, David R., Shah, Manish N., American Geriatrics Society, National Association Of Emergency Medical Technicians (u.s.)