Illinois Fire Service Institute


EMS ONLINE Continuing Education - Geriatric Emergencies : 0.50 Hours

Course Description

IFSI EMS Continuing Education provides the platform for "self paced" learning. The intent of "on demand" programming is to deliver quality education to the various pre-hospital emergency medical professionals levels at their pace. The program is designed to be easily accessible as well as a long-term resource for organizations. Our platform allows organizations and individuals to receive the finest online training available and keep it into their daily routine.

Course Objectives:
• Discuss general characteristics of the geriatric population in the USA
• Review disease processes common in geriatrics
• Identify medications that place geriatric patients at increased risk
• Review trauma patterns and approach in geriatric patients
• Discuss the role of EMS in home safety

This course is part of the following Programs

  • ems continuing education
  • ems online continuing education courses


There are no prerequisites to taking this course

If you have specific questions about this course contact RICHARD WIESE

If you are interested in having this course taught in your area, contact RICHARD WIESE or your regional representative.

If you are not sure who your regional representative is, take a look at this map. It is color coded by county.

11 Gerty Dr.
Champaign, IL 61820
Driving Directions
Contact Us
Phone: (217) 333-3800
            (800) 437-5819
Fax: (217) 244-6790
Phone: (217) 333-8925
Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Social Media

You are encouraged to use this site for individual educational purposes only; however copy and/or reprinting of any materials and photographs without authorization is strictly prohibited. Please obtain permission by contacting

© 2021 The Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois