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GEMS Basic Course

8-hour classroom course for EMA's, First Responders, EMTs, Medical and Nursing Students and other profession involved in care of the elderly. Upon successful completion of the course, students receive a certificate of completion, a wallet card recognizing them as GEMS core providers for 4 years.

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GEMS Basic Course
GEMS Basic Course

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Christchurch, Christchurch, New Zealand

About the event

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 older 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.

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