emergency medical technician


Definition of emergency medical technician

: emt

Examples of emergency medical technician in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web On March 13 last year, Taylor, a 26-year-old emergency medical technician, was at her Kentucky apartment with her boyfriend Kenneth Walker. Li Cohen, CBS News, "Louisville gathers to continue calls for justice for Breonna Taylor on one-year anniversary of her death," 14 Mar. 2021 Taylor, an emergency medical technician, was shot to death in her apartment on March 13, 2020, when Louisville police served a warrant in connection to a drug investigation targeting Taylor's ex-boyfriend. Bill Hutchinson, ABC News, "Judge rejects request to move trial of only officer charged in Breonna Taylor killing," 25 Mar. 2021 Taylor, an emergency medical technician with no criminal record, was shot and killed in her Louisville, Kentucky home during a police raid in March. CBS News, "Breonna Taylor grand juror claims there was enough evidence for homicide charges, police "covered" their mistakes," 29 Oct. 2020 The 26-year-old emergency medical technician was shot and killed by Louisville Metro Police Department officers in March 2020. Devon Abelman, Allure, "How Regina King Paid Tribute to Breonna Taylor at the 2020 Emmys," 21 Sep. 2020 Spera told ABC News that White works as an emergency medical technician. Bill Hutchinson, ABC News, "Connecticut ambulance employee arrested in string of Molotov cocktail attacks: Police," 1 Mar. 2021 Legnani said his work as an emergency medical technician provided insight into the deep flaws of the U.S. health care system. Daniela Altimari, courant.com, "A pair of Connecticut progressives are planning to challenge U.S. Rep. John Larson," 22 Feb. 2021 The man who died on a United Airlines flight bound for California Monday had COVID-19 symptoms, his wife was overhead telling an emergency medical technician. Winston Gieseke, USA TODAY, "In California: Fewer look for work as virus surges. And should rich folks get vaccines first?," 19 Dec. 2020 Taylor, a 26-year-old Black emergency medical technician, was killed by officers who fired 32 rounds into her home after Taylor's boyfriend fired a shot at them. Dylan Lovan, Star Tribune, "Kentucky to study warrant process after Taylor shooting," 21 Jan. 2021

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First Known Use of emergency medical technician

1980, in the meaning defined above

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11 Apr 2021

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“Emergency medical technician.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/emergency%20medical%20technician. Accessed 12 Apr. 2021.

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