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Sat, Dec 04


Trade Union Centre

GEMS - Older Person Care Course

GEMS provides practitioners of all levels with the skills and knowledge to address the unique medical, social, environmental, and communication challenges of older adults.

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GEMS - Older Person Care Course
GEMS - Older Person Care Course

Time & Location

Dec 04, 2021, 7:30 AM – 6:00 PM

Trade Union Centre, 68 Langdons Road, Papanui, Christchurch 8053, New Zealand

About the event

The GEMS course encourages you to "walk in their shoes" through case-based lectures, live-action video, hands-on skill

stations, simulation and small group scenarios to fully engage students in the learning experience.

Topics Covered 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

Completing the GEMS course recognises you with an internationally recognised qualification that can be used towards your annual practising certificate, clinical practice hours and CME.


  • GEMS - Older Adult Care Course

    Full Course and eBook manual

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  • GEMS - Course Deposit

    The deposit confirms your place on the course and secures your course eBook. **Instructions and conditions about completing your full course payment will be emailed to you with instructions about our payment plans **

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