Geriatric EMS (GEMS) - Crozer-Keystone Health System - PA

Geriatric EMS (GEMS)

GEMS acknowledges that the proportion of the older population in society today is greater than ever before and approximately 34% of calls for emergency medical services, or 3.4 million emergency responses involve patients over the age of 60.

GEMS is a course that represents the most credible and complete source of pre-hospital medical information for older adults.

Course Objectives

The GEMS course focuses on teaching individuals how to react to the millions of emergencies that involve patients over the age of 60.

This course will address all the special needs of the older population.


The cost for the GEMS course is $160.

Who Should Take This Course?

This course is designed for:

  • EMTs
  • Paramedics
  • Other emergency care providers

For more information please call 610-447-6181 or e-mail with questions.

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Financial Assistance

Crozer-Keystone provides all necessary care to patients without regard to their ability to pay. To learn more, call the Financial Assistance Hotline at (610) 447-2336.

Request An Appointment

You can conveniently request an appointment online 24 hours a day seven days a week. To speak with someone immediately, call us at 1-800-CK-HEALTH (1-800-254-3258).