The elderly population is growing in the United States and is estimated to reach over 72 million people by 2030. As this population continues to grow, there will be an even greater need for emergency medical training to deal with this specific demographic.
Case Studies: Emergency Care and Transportation of the Sick and Injured
Topics: Geriatric, Scenario-Based Learning, Supplement, assessment, case studies, companion, critical thinking, emergencies, emergency, EMS, Emergency Medical Technician (EMT), Fire, First Responder, New edition, Paramedic, Transportation
In His Own Words...
Jones & Bartlett Learning is pleased to present the eighth Podcast in the Spring EMS Author Podcast Series, a conversation with David Snyder about Geriatric Education for Emergency Medical Services (GEMS). David provides background on the development of GEMS, discusses what inspired him to author the course, provides details on the features of the GEMS course, the instructor and student resources available, and explains why taking a GEMS course is important for EMS professionals.