What is Gems EMT?

May 24, 2020 Off By idswater

What is Gems EMT?

COURSE DESCRIPTION Geriatric Education for EMS (GEMS) provides EMS practitioners the skills and knowledge to handle the unique medical, social, environmental and communications challenges of older adults.

What are the 4 levels of EMS training?

The National EMS Scope of Practice Model defines and describes four levels of EMS licensure: Emergency Medical Responder (EMR), Emergency Medical Technician (EMT), Advanced EMT (AEMT), and Paramedic. Each level represents a unique role, set of skills, and knowledge base.

Does GEMS pay for ambulance?

GEMS has an Emergency Medical Services (EMS) provider network that provides unlimited emergency medical assistance to our members. How does it work? The EMS network is open to all EMS providers (ambulance services) that meet our criteria.

What are diamond gems?

The GEMS Diamond is a simple way to remember the following four points when assessing an older patient: Remember geriatric patients deserve respect (as with all patients), and anticipate the presence of normal changes that occur with the natural aging process. ◾E – Environmental Assessment.

What is the highest level of EMS?

paramedic
In other states there are additional levels for EMTs including basic, intermediate, and advanced. In most states, paramedic is the highest level, although some states include an advanced paramedic certification as well as paramedic certification for nurses or physician assistants.

Does GEMS pay for HPV vaccine?

This means that day to day benefits will not be affected. From 1 January 2021 an additional benefit for vaccinations has been made available on all GEMS Options….Preventative care and screening benefit.

SCREENING SERVICES
HPV vaccination (1 course = 3 doses) One course per beneficiary per lifetime Females 9-14 years

Why do we need gems in the EMS field?

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.

Are there any gems courses for EMTs and paramedics?

Two GEMS courses are offered – a core and advanced course. They may be offered separately or sequentially. Both courses are appropriate for EMTs, paramedics, emergency medical responders, nurses, physician assistants and physicians. GEMS is accredited by CAPCE and recognized by NREMT.

What can geriatric education for EMS do for You?

Geriatric Education for EMS Geriatric Education for EMS 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.

What kind of courses are available at GEMS?

The following GEMS courses are offered to address the needs of providers and instructors: Core Provider Course: 8-hour classroom course for EMTs, Paramedics, emergency responders, nurses, physician assistants and physicians.