EMT-BASIC

What is EMT-BASIC?

EMT-BASIC meaning The EMT-Basic has the knowledge and skills of the First Responder but is also qualified to function as minimum staff for an ambulance. Example: At the scene of a cardiac arrest, the EMT-Basic would be expected to defibrillate and ventilate the patient with a manually operated device and supplemental oxygen.

 

reference: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

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