Definitions for "Emergency Medical Technician"
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.