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Focus statement what is EMT ( Emergency Medical Technicians ) workers ?


INDEX Who is EMT ?Where they are ?What do EMT do ?EMT BasicWhat are the education requirements to be an EMT?Career paths for EMTsMy summaryResources

WHO IS EMT?Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) or ambulance technician are terms used in some countries to denote a health care provider of emergency medical services.[1] EMTs are clinicians, trained to respond quickly to emergency situations regarding medical issues, traumatic injuries and accident scenes. Under the British System and those that are influenced by it, are referred to as Ambulance technician (often shortened to tech), whereas in the American system and its influenced countries, it is known as Emergency medical technician (often abbreviated as EMT).

WHERE THEY ARE ?EMTs are most commonly found working in ambulances, but should not be confused with "ambulance drivers" ambulance staff who in the past were not trained in emergency care or driving. EMTs are often employed by ambulance services, governments, and hospitals, but are also sometimes employed by fire departments (and seen on fire apparatus), in police departments (and seen on police vehicles), and there are many firefighter/EMTs and police officer/EMTs.[1] EMTs operate under a limited scope of practice. EMTs are typically supervised by a medical director, who is a physician.

What do EMTs do?EMTs are first responders in the event of medical emergencies. They respond to any medical emergency, but the most common are car accidents, childbirth, violent traumas, heart attacks and accidents.

Emergency medical technicians are usually dispatched by emergency operators (9-1-1). After arriving on the scene, they work with other emergency personnel (fire fighters and police) to stabilize and transport patients to hospitals best equipped to treat them.

EMT-BasicEMT-Basic is the entry level of EMS. The procedures and skills allowed at this level are generally non-invasive such as bleeding control, positive pressure ventilation with a bag valve mask, oropharyngeal airway, nasopharyngeal airway, supplemental oxygen administration, cardio-pulmonary resuscitation (CPR), use of an automated external defibrillator (AED), splinting (including full spinal immobilization), and basic medication administration (such as epinephrine auto-injectors, oral glucose, nitroglycerin, and albuterol). Training requirements and treatment protocols vary from area to area.

What are the education requirements to be an EMT?To become an EMT you'll need a high school diploma or GED and formal emergency training. There are three levels of EMT training. The EMT-basic covers a variety of different tasks including dealing with fractures, bleeding, cardiac emergencies and respiratory emergencies. To complete the basic coursework you'll need to pass the state written and practical exam. of appreciation and an important pilot in the community

Many emergency medical technicians choose to stay in their roles for extended periods of time, but advancement opportunities do exist. Some EMTs decide to become managers and administrative directors, while others pursue careers in teaching. Those who grow tired of the demanding field can become dispatchers or physician assistants. Many people also work as EMTs as a first step into healthcare jobs such as registered nurses or doctors.Career paths for EMTs

My summary:I learned that the EMT WORKERS are the ones who are helping people to denote a health care provider of emergency medical services


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