Emergency medical technician/Definition

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Emergency medical technician [r]: Personnel trained to provide basic (or more advanced) emergency care and life support under the supervision of physicians and/or nurses. These services may be carried out at the site of the emergency, in the ambulance, or in a health care institution; the ability to function under field conditions is essential.

This definition is at least in part based on: Anonymous (2022), Emergency medical technician (English). Medical Subject Headings. U.S. National Library of Medicine.