advanced emergency medical technician

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ad·vanced e·mer·gen·cy med·i·cal tech·ni·ci·an

(AEMT) (ăd-vanst ĕ-mĕrgĕn-sē medi-kăl tek-nishŭn)
An emergency medical technician who has received advanced training to provide minimal advanced life support (ALS); usually works under direct medical control. Minimum level of certification to staff an ALS ambulance.
See also: prehospital provider, advanced cardiac life support
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

Advanced Emergency Medical Technician



The preferred term for emergency medical technicians, previously known as EMT-Intermediate.
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