emergency medical technician-intermediate


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emergency medical technician-intermediate (EMT-I)

a second-level emergency medical technician nationally certified as both an EMT-ALS and an EMT-IV. See also emergency medical service.

emergency medical technician-intermediate

Abbreviation: EMT-I
An individual who has become state certified or nationally registered after completion of the U.S. Department of Transportation EMT-I standard curriculum. This curriculum emphasizes basic life support skills as well as advanced life support procedures such as assessment, intravenous fluid administration, advanced airway procedures (i.e., endotracheal intubation), defibrillation, trauma management, and a limited number of medications given in medical emergencies.
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