paramedic


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paramedic

, paramedical
1. a person, such as a laboratory technician, who supplements the work of the medical profession
2. a member of an ambulance crew trained in a number of life-saving skills, including infusion and cardiac care
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A National scheme will protect the integrity of properly trained and competent paramedics, and safeguard public confidence in their professionalism.
Paul Fell, consultant paramedic for North East Ambulance Service, welcomed the news
The move is part of West Midlands Ambulance Service's Make Ready project with new teams of advanced paramedics, a new network of community ambulance stations and schemes in Shipston-on-Stour, Kenilworth and Stratford in the process of being set up.
It said some officials hope as many as 20 percent of the state's 2,200 paramedics will obtain the certification.
Adding fuel to the fire, a recent Ontario's firefighters association campaign advertising firefighters as experts in emergency medical care has outraged the province's paramedics association which launched a counter-campaign.
Dubai Dubai Corporation for Ambulance Services hopes the rate of Emiratisation in the paramedic field reaches 100 per cent by 2020.
The British Paramedic Association (BPA) has developed an online continuing professional development (CPD) scheme for its members.
When an ambulance is summoned in Dudley, one paramedic and one basic EMT will respond.
Department of Labor, the median annual earnings in the industries employing the largest numbers of EMTs and paramedics in May 2004 were between $23,130 and $27,720, although the highest 10 percent earned more than $43,240.
Q: How much did you explore the life of the paramedic before shooting?
The paramedic was asked if they gave the patient nitroglycerin, aspirin, and/or oxygen.