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EMT-ABasic EMT Emergency care An EMT with 81 to 140 hrs of training, standardized by the DOT; EMT-As are the backbone of the EMT workforce in the US; they know basic principles of Pt care, how to identify clinical signs central to Pt assessment and care and how to treat specific emergencies. See EMT. Cf First responder.
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