emergency medical technician

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Definition of emergency medical technician

: emt

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Officers were called in several times to help emergency medical technicians take him to a psychiatric hospital. Nikita Stewart And Luis FerrÉ-sadurnÍ, New York Times, "A Father Asks, ‘Why Did They Have to Just Kill Him?’," 9 Apr. 2018 The groom, 40, is an emergency medical technician for Northwell/Lenox Hill in New York. New York Times, "Alexandra Plazas, Thomas Herrera," 13 May 2018 The emergency medical technicians start out making about $15 per hour. Daniel Beekman, The Seattle Times, "Seattle City Council says contracted ambulance workers deserve better pay," 13 Aug. 2018 Nate Morrish-Smith, an emergency medical technician (EMT) and national representative of the International Association of EMTs and Paramedics (IAEP), tells SELF. Carolyn L. Todd, SELF, "10 Important Safety Tips to Keep in Mind When You’re in a Crowd," 20 Sep. 2018 Many police officers and emergency medical technicians already carry the drug, and most states and many cities have issued standing orders allowing anyone to get naloxone at a pharmacy without a prescription. Abby Goodnough, New York Times, "Surgeon General Urges Americans to Carry Drug That Stops Opioid Overdoses," 5 Apr. 2018 As Quezada, a teacher who used to work as an emergency medical technician, checked the vitals of the other 13-year-old girl who was brought to shore, the first emergency crews had little on hand to help. Tessa Weinberg, chicagotribune.com, "A nighttime drowning in Lake Michigan - and no city lifeguards on duty prompts calls for change," 12 July 2018 Police officers and emergency medical technicians responded to the scene around 1:15 p.m. The child was taken to Hasbro Children's Hospital in Providence for treatment, according to Bourne Deputy Fire Chief David Pelonzi . Michael Saccone, ajc, "Toddler loses toe in splash pad accident trying to cool off in scorching heat," 10 July 2018 Suffolk District Attorney Daniel Conley said in August that Officer Garrett Boyle’s use of deadly force was justified because the lives of officers and emergency medical technicians were in danger. Washington Post, "Boston sued over 2016 police shooting of mentally ill man," 4 Apr. 2018

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1980, in the meaning defined above

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emergency medical technician

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