emergency medical technician-paramedic


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emergency medical technician-paramedic

Abbreviation: EMT-P
An EMS provider who has completed the U.S. DOT EMT-Paramedic curriculum and is licensed or certified to provide assessment and management of patients in the field. Paramedics work under treatment protocols that are developed by the medical control physicians and require either standing orders or direct online medical control.
See: medic; paramedic
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