emergency medical technician

noun

Definition of emergency medical technician

: emt

Examples of emergency medical technician in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web An emergency medical technician waved a flashlight in his face, searching for a response. Brittany Mcgee, ajc, 22 Aug. 2021 An emergency medical technician spotted a woman’s sandal under the Tahoe and called on others to start searching the area for another victim. New York Times, 17 Aug. 2021 The impending probe in Louisville comes just over a year after 26-year-old Breonna Taylor, an emergency medical technician, was fatally shot by officers in her apartment during a botched raid in March 2020. Emma Tucker And Omar Jimenez, CNN, 25 May 2021 The 26-year-old emergency medical technician was shot five times. April Siese, CBS News, 9 July 2021 Washington began his career in 1991 as an emergency medical technician and worked his way up the ranks to lieutenant, captain, district fire chief and then assistant fire chief of the department's fire prevention office. Sharon Coolidge, The Enquirer, 1 July 2021 Ambulances need either two paramedics or one along with an emergency medical technician to run a 12-hour shift. Mallory Moench, San Francisco Chronicle, 23 June 2021 King has joined a number of notable celebrities—including Beyoncé, Solange, and Kerry Washington—who have demanded justice for the emergency medical technician's unjust death back in March. Bianca Betancourt, Harper's BAZAAR, 21 Sep. 2020 Taylor was a 26-year-old Black woman who was an emergency medical technician with dreams of becoming a nurse. Evan Casey, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 11 June 2021

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1980, in the meaning defined above

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“Emergency medical technician.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/emergency%20medical%20technician. Accessed 20 Sep. 2021.

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emergency medical technician

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