A person certified to provide on-site or in-transit emergency medical treatment.
A health-care specialist with particular skills and knowledge in pre-hospital emergency medicine.
Emergency Medical Technicians, are Basic Life Support Personnel with training in early triage, BCLS, patient packaging/transport and advanced first aid. EMT's are traditionally found in an ambulance. Although Paramedics are technically EMT's (EMT-P versus EMT-B) most people refer to them separately.
A medical professional certified in basic emergency care, typically after having received approximately 110 hours of training. An EMT provides basic life support with techniques including CPR and defibrillation with an AED.
An American term for ambulance attendants. In Hong Kong, they are commonly referred to as ambulancemen. They are certified in many fields, such as oxygen administration, automated external defibrillation (AED), basic life support, airway management and are usually responsible for transporting a patient to a hospital.
A professional trained in basic emergency medical care. Typically receives about 110 hours of training. Provides basic life support with techniques including CPR and defibrillation with an AED.
a training certification of a particular rescue squad member . Different levels of EMTs, such as EMT-B (Basic), EMT-STT (Shock Trauma Technician), EMT-I (Intermediate), EMT-CT (Cardiac Technician), NREMT (Nationally Registered), and NREMT-PM (Paramedic) denote different levels of certification and training to perform different ALS (see ALS) procedures.
An individual trained to render immediate basic life support to ill and injured individuals, under the direction of a physician, and to safely transport them in a monitored environment to health care facilities.
An Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) is a highly trained emergency responder trained to provide emergency medical services to the critically ill and injured.