Basic Life Support

Quality patient care with basic monitoring and transportation.

What can I expect from basic life support (BLS)?

Basic Life Support is ideal for patients who are too sick for our wheelchair service. Med Tech’s BLS team of caregivers transports your loved one or patient in a stretcher to provide medical monitoring.

We staff all BLS ambulances with certified emergency medical technicians (EMTs) to ensure your loved one safely arrives at their destination. Your loved one is cared for by our highly trained staff, who offer monitoring, vital sign acquisition, and oxygen to stable patients in need of medical transport.

However, some patients need Advanced Life Support (ALS) to receive medication, IVs, and cardiac monitoring. Learn more about ALS to see if it’s right for your loved one.

When should patients receive Basic Life Support?

Med Tech Ambulance assesses your loved one’s exact needs to determine if BLS is right for them. We commonly offer BLS to patients in these situations:

  • Fractured limbs. Unable to walk or bear weight.
  • Patients who may need oxygen and are unable to administer it themselves.
  • Careful transportation after surgery to a rehabilitation center.
  • Patients in need of psychiatric care.
  • Patients transferring from the hospital to a nursing home.

Our Basic Life Support Services

Med Tech Ambulance’s EMTs use the latest technology to give our BLS patients the highest level of care. Thanks to ongoing training and education, you can rest assured that our dedicated, compassionate team is treating your family like our family.

Trust our team to support your loved one or patient en-route to their destination. BLS is perfect for non-emergency medical transportation for patients that don’t require advanced breathing interventions, medications, or cardiac monitoring.

Every BLS ambulance is equipped with:

  • Glucometers
  • Oxygen
  • Immobilization and spinal support equipment
  • EpiPens
  • Bandages and first aid
  • Monitor / Defibrillator

The Med Tech Ambulance Difference

What makes Med Tech Ambulance different from your other ambulance options in Rhode Island? We prioritize patient care, delivering compassionate medical transport to improve health outcomes.


Med Tech’s team takes cleanliness and sanitation seriously. For the safety of our patients, we deep-clean every ambulance, van, and vehicle in our fleet at the beginning and end of each shift.


Get peace of mind. Med Tech Ambulance works with most major insurance carriers in the state of Rhode Island. If you have any questions about your coverage, our friendly and responsive team will be happy to help.

Special Requests​

Whether you want to transport two patients at once, female technicians, or bilingual staff, Med Tech Ambulance is happy to help. Learn about our specialized transport service to see how we customize transport to your loved one’s needs.


Med Tech’s ambulances use the latest lifesaving technology, like GPS, power-assisted stretchers, and 12-lead ECG monitors. Every ambulance in our fleet is outfitted with best in class technology that gives patients and their families comfortable,
trustworthy care.

Quality of Care​

Quality of care. All of Med Tech Ambulance’s EMTs and drivers operate at the peak of professionalism. We work to earn your trust with ongoing staff training, mentoring programs, compassionate care, and the latest technology. When you need an ambulance service that treats your family like our family, go with Med Tech Ambulance.

Contact Us

Get in touch with Med Tech Ambulance now to schedule your transport or learn more about our services.

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