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Meet NCCP Requirements with Geriatric Education for Emergency Medical Services (GEMS)

Posted by Public Safety Group on 3/8/21 9:03 AM

GEMSStill need to meet NCCP requirements?

NAEMT's Geriatric Education for Emergency Medical Services (GEMS) course has you covered!


Did You Know? 

Geriatric Education for Emergency Medical Services (GEMS) is an 8-hour course that prepares EMS practitioners to respond to the unique challenges and needs of an older patient. 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.

In addition to empowering practitioners with geriatric-specific training, the course also covers several sub-topics from each of the required NCCP Model broad topics:

  • Airway, Respirations, Ventilations (ARV)
  • Cardiology
  • Trauma
  • Medical
  • Operations

Click here to view the full Standardized Course Guide Mapped to NCCP Topics (page 15).

Ready to get started?:

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Additional GEMS Resources:

In addition to the GEMS, Second Edition course materials, three standalone GEMS courses are available on our Recert platform for your convenience:


For more information on GEMS resources, please contact your dedicated Public Safety Specialist today.



Topics: EMS

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