emergency medical technician


: emt

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Taylor, 26, was an emergency medical technician, and, like the deaths of George Floyd and Ahmaud Arbery, fueled the 2020 racial uprising at the peak of the COVID-19 pandemic. Essence, 4 Aug. 2022 Polder Hofje was built, with the help of a government loan, by Jennifer Hofmeijer, a former nurse and emergency medical technician with deep roots in the region. Robert Weisman, BostonGlobe.com, 18 Aug. 2022 An off-duty Camp Pendleton emergency medical technician attempted to save the pedestrian, but the person died because of major head trauma and other significant injuries. Phillip Molnar, San Diego Union-Tribune, 10 Sep. 2022 Another emergency medical technician was unhurt, Ireland said. Christine Fernando, USA TODAY, 26 Aug. 2022 An emergency medical technician who was driving the ambulance jumped out of the vehicle and tried to help the patient and the paramedic. Aya Elamroussi, CNN, 26 Aug. 2022 In Cleveland, an emergency medical technician must complete 1,000 hours of training to become a paramedic. Olivia Mitchell, cleveland, 19 Aug. 2022 Taylor, a 26-year-old emergency medical technician, was asleep with her boyfriend on March 13, 2020 when police conducted a no-knock raid and burst into her apartment. Reuters, NBC News, 23 Aug. 2022 The 26-year-old Taylor, an emergency medical technician, was fatally shot down on March 13, 2020, in a hail of bullets by plainclothes officers Brett Hankison, Myles Cosgrove and Jonathan Mattingly. Deena Zaru, ABC News, 14 Mar. 2022 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1980, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of emergency medical technician was in 1980

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“Emergency medical technician.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/emergency%20medical%20technician. Accessed 30 Nov. 2022.

Medical Definition

emergency medical technician


: emt

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