Emergency Medical Technicians & Paramedics
Also called: Emergency Medical Technician (EMT); Emergency Medical Technician, Basic (EMT, B); Flight Paramedic; Paramedic
In the Air Force: Aerospace Medical Service; Aerospace Medical Service Apprentice; Aerospace Medical Service Apprentice, Neurodiagnostic Medical Technician; Aerospace Medical Service Craftsman, Flight and Operational Medicine Technician; Aerospace Medical Service Craftsman, Independent Duty Medical Technician; Aerospace Medical Service Helper; Aerospace Medical Service Helper, Neurodiagnostic Medical Technician; Aerospace Medical Service Journeyman; Aerospace Medical Service Journeyman, Independent Duty Medical Technician; Aerospace Medical Service Journeyman, Neurodiagnostic Medical Technician
In the Army: Cannon Crewmember; Ear, Nose, and Throat (ENT) Specialist; Health Care Specialist; Special Forces Medical Sergeant
In the Marine Corps: Damage Controlman; Ear, Nose, and Throat (ENT) Specialist; Special Forces Medical Sergeant
In the Navy: Damage Controlman; Deep Sea Diving Independent Duty Corpsman; Field Medical Service Technician; Fleet Marine Force Reconnaissance Corpsman; Fleet Marine Force Reconnaissance Independent Duty Corpsman; Hospital Corpsman; Medical Deep Sea Diving Technician; Naval Special Warfare Medic; Search and Rescue Medical Technician; Submarine Force Independent Duty Corpsman; Surface Force Independent Duty Corpsman
- Administer first aid treatment or life support care to sick or injured persons in prehospital settings.
- Operate equipment, such as electrocardiograms (EKGs), external defibrillators, or bag valve mask resuscitators, in advanced life support environments.
- Perform emergency diagnostic and treatment procedures, such as stomach suction, airway management, or heart monitoring, during ambulance ride.
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