Entry from US English dictionary
A person who is specially trained and certified to administer basic emergency services to victims of trauma or acute illness before and during transportation to a hospital or other healthcare facility.
- And usually one of those guys is going to be trained as the emergency medical technician that can do some initial assessments.
- ‘I'm fine; more embarrassed than anything,’ Enders said after being checked and released by an emergency medical technician at the facility.
- ‘Giving people a second chance at life is the most rewarding,’ said Whittington, who is a nationally certified emergency medical technician.
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Syllabification: e·mer·gen·cy med·i·cal tech·ni·cian
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