Emergency Medical Technician

By: Gabby McRae


EMT s are the first responders in the event of medical emergencies. They respond to any medical emergency, but the most common are car accidents, childbirth, violent traumas, heart attacks and accidents.

What are the 3 jobs in the module I'm studying?

Paramedics, Emergency Medical Responder and Emergency Medical Technician

What are the education requirements for those jobs ?

There are three progressive levels of education for EMT s that include course work and on the job training.

What are the salary range for those jobs?

The median annual wage for emergency medical technicians and paramedics was $31,020 in May 2012.