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Emergency Medical Technician(Paramedic)


A person performing the medical profession, holding licence in particular to perform medical rescue activities in case of a direct, sudden threat to life or health.

Medical profession which tasks include: protection of people in place of the incident and taking measures to prevent increasing numbers of casualties and environmental degradation, assessing the health status of people in a state of sudden health threat and performing medical rescue activities, transporting people in a state of the sudden health threat, communicating with person in a state of the sudden healthy threat together with providing him/her mental suppert, organizing and conducting classes on first aid, qualified first aid and medical rescue activities.

  • Act of 8 September 2006 on State Emergency Medical Services
    Place of publication: (Dz.U. 2021 poz. 2053, z późn. zm.)

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