EMT-PARAMEDIC

What is EMT-PARAMEDIC?

EMT-PARAMEDIC meaning The EMT-Paramedic has demonstrated the compentencies expected of a Level 3 (EMT-Intermediate) provider, but can administer additional interventions and medications. Example: At the scene of a cardiac arrest, the EMT-Paramedic might administer second line Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) medications and use an external pacemaker.

 

reference: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

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