All the fun from Seattle’s East Precinct:
The term ambulance tech is no longer used to describe EMS workers. When the field first began, they primarily served as transportation to hospitals, which is how the term originated. Nowadays, EMTs and paramedics find that term disparaging and inaccurate.
Apologies – we were just repeating what was broadcast by police
oh wow! this made me laugh! some ppl are soo weird!
I think it’s great that we get the proper labels down for important ppl – especially in the city where so mch is going on! Things are always chging & jobs/roles are evolving. Thanks for the info & what a gr8t site (cdnews.com).