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advanced emergency medical technician

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

/ədˈvanst iˈmərjənsē ˈmedikəl tekˈniSHən/

Noun

A person certified as an EMT who is also authorized to perform limited invasive procedures. These include starting IV’s, administering several medications, and inserting specific types of supraglottic airways. The recommended training time is 150 - 250 hours. It incluces classroom, skills and training time spent performing clinical observations.