A GEM Nurse is a key member of the interdisciplinary team in the Geriatric ED. GEM Nurses will do targeted and focused assessment for older frail patients with the opportunity to identify intervene or optimize some of the geriatric syndromes with the overall goal to get them to right place at the right time. This role is crucial in identifying and co-ordinating the appropriate care and interventions for older people in the ED.
Nana Asomaning has been working at Mount Sinai emergency department for the last 7 years. She was the second GEM nurse at in the Sinai ED. She is an important part of the evolution of Mount Sinai Sen...Read More
For more about GEM, visit the Regional Geriatric Program of Toronto’s Geriatric Emergency Management website. This post is modified from material provided by the Regional Geriatric Programme of...Read More