26 EMT Gifts That Will Save Their Day

By Candice Elliott | Updated: November 27, 2023

    EMT, EMS, Emergency Medical Technicians, paramedics, first responders, and medics. Whatever you call them, those in the profession are heroes and too often unappreciated. So, let’s change that and show them love with these EMT gifts to save their day! 

  1. Candle
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    Shine bright like a siren or a candle! This ivory candle is made in the USA of a soy wax blend and scented vanilla. The candle measures 9 ounces and is hand-poured. 

  3. EMS Medical Services Flashlight
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    This Streamlight flashlight was designed by medical services professionals, especially for pupil checks and wound examinations in the field. The flashlight can run for up to 36 hours and includes a nylon holder that can be clipped onto a pocket. 

  5. Noise Cancelling Stethoscope 
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    Emergency medical services professionals don’t have the luxury of tending to patients in a nice, quiet exam room. Things in the field can be loud and chaotic. This stethoscope has a noise-canceling feature that makes part of their job easier. The stethoscope comes in three colors and makes a great graduation gift! 

  7. Leatherman Multitool Bracelet
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    This tool may be the best EMS gift for the first responder. Stainless steel tool and can be worn on the wrist like the world’s most helpful bracelet! The device includes a bottle opener, glass breaker, oxygen tank wrench, box wrenches, hex drives, a Phillips screwdriver, and 29 tools. The bracelet is an excellent gift for an ambulance driver, too. 

  9. Waterproof Notebook
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    Like an EMT, this little notebook can take a lot! But, the pad is waterproof, can repel sweat, grease, and mud, and even survive a trip through the washing machine. In addition, the notebook has 50 sheets of paper perfect for field notes, and both sides can be used. 

  11. Spa Gift Box


    A super stressful job calls for a super relaxing gift! This spa set includes everything they’ll need for a night of pampering, including a bath bomb, bath salts, body scrub, soap, and more. 

  13. EMT Mug
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    They seem to be rolling. You know the rest! This coffee mug will get a giggle out of your favorite EMT. Made of ceramic, the mug holds 11 ounces and is microwave dishwasher-safesafe. This coffee cup is an excellent gift for paramedics for EMS week.

  15. Portable Food Warmer
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    A hot meal can comfort an EMT paramedic on a stressful night; this food warmer gives them that. The warmer can be plugged into a vehicle’s DC power outlet, heat leftovers and frozen meals, and keep food warm. The warmer can accommodate many dishes; special ones aren’t required, making it a great Christmas gift. 

  17. Lunch Tote
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    If they prefer a cold lunch or have a problem with co-workers stealing their lunch, this tote will be a hit! The tote is foam-lined, and the lining is waterproof to avoid leaks and spills. If you are looking for a funny ems gift, this is it!

  19. Makeup Bag
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    This gift will remind her just how awesome she is every day! The bag can hold makeup or other small essentials like chargers, a phone, money, ID, and credit cards. 

  21. Trauma Bag
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    EMS, EMTs, paramedics, doctors, nurses, and firefighters are nelly off duty. So this deluxe tote featuring the Star of Life contains much more than your standard first aid kit, including bandages, shears, tweezers, cold packs, eye wash, gloves, splints, and more. 

  23. Stress Relief and Self-Care Cards
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    Few professions are as selfless as EMTs. They give it all to their patients. This gift idea will help them take care of themselves a little! Each card has mindfulness, meditation, anxiety relief, stress management, self-care, and relaxation exercises they can do almost anywhere. 

  25. Bangle Bracelet
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    On the path of life, we discover our calling – what we are truly meant to do. Full of heart and selflessness, medical professionals dedicate themselves to health and wellness. They are the lifesavers, the caregivers, and the healers. Honor these dedicated spirits with pride.

  27. Funny EMT T-Shirt
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    Not all paramedic gifts have to be serious! If you’re looking for a lighthearted, funny gift, this t-shirt is an excellent paramedic gift. EMTs see some things, and a lot of them are stupid! The EMT t-shirt is available in several colors, sizes, and Men’s and Women’s cuts. The shirt is a fun EMT graduation gift!

  29. Throw Pillow
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    Maybe all EMTs are kids who ignored their parents when they told them not to run with scissors. So they just run with more giant, scarier scissors now! This throw pillow measures 16×16 inches, and the words are printed on both sides. 

  31. Key Rack
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    More than most jobs, EMTs can’t afford to be late for work because they can’t find their keys! This cute alloy steel key rack will ensure their keys are front and center. There is room for five sets of keys, and the rack can hold other lightweight items like masks and lanyards. 

  33. Thin white Line Stainless Steel Tumbler
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    Whether they need a hot jolt of caffeine or a cold drink of water, this tumbler will meet their needs. The tumbler holds 20 ounces and has a lid and straws. American flag-looking emblem makes this travel mug the perfect gift for any healthcare worker. 

  35. Sleep Mask
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    Many EMTs work nights, and sleeping during the day can be challenging. This sleep mask will help block out that pesky daylight. The mask is adjustable and doesn’t touch the eyes, so it won’t interfere with REM. 

  37. Emergency Shears
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    These aren’t just shears; they’re a multitool equipped with a strap cutter for cutting seatbelts, a ring cutter, a ruler, an oxygen tank wrench, and a glass breaker. Designed with a sheath, the shears can be carried open or closed. 

  39. Wine Tumbler
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    A nice glass of wine at the end of a long day is a welcome treat. This wine tumbler features the EMT Star of Life, and the design has been etched into the glass for longevity. The glass holds 17 ounces and is dishwasher safe. 

  41. Star of Life Necklace 
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    This Star of Life necklace is a beautiful gift for the EMT in your life. The necklace is sterling silver and lab-created opal, and the chain measures 18 inches in length. 

  43. Personalized Tote Bag
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    A personalized gift is always welcome. This zippered tote bag can be customized with the name of the EMT in your life. There is a large main compartment, a small front pocket, and a mesh pocket to hold a water bottle. 

  45. Personalized Throw Blanket
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    This throw blanket can be customized with your EMT’s name. The blanket measures 50×60 inches but is available in several other sizes. This gift is perfect for napping and cuddling on the couch after a long shift. 

  47. Art Prints


    For an artsy EMS paramedic gift, a of prints is ideal. These prints depict the patent design for vintage ambulances. The images measure 8×10 inches and come unframed. 

  49. Funny Paramedic Keychain
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    This keyring is a great Valentine’s Day for the sexy EMT in your life! The keychain is made of stainless steel so that it can take a beating, just like their nerves! 

  51. Christmas Ornament
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    All of this gear will be familiar to any EMT. This Christmas ornament is made of resin and is an excellent way to sour appreciation over the holiday season. It makes a lovely keepsake they can hang on their tree year after year.

    What are the best gifts for EMTs?

    EMTs are always on the move, so a high-quality, durable travel mug that keeps their coffee hot or water cold is a practical and welcome gift. For those long shifts, a well-designed, ergonomic backpack with compartments for snacks, medical supplies, or personal items can be a lifesaver.

    Consider gifting a high-quality stethoscope or a pocket organizer specifically designed for medical tools, as these are items that they’ll use daily. Multitools or Swiss Army knives equipped with essential functions can be incredibly useful in the fast-paced, unpredictable environments where EMTs often find themselves.

    Lastly, a thoughtful self-care package with stress relief items like aromatherapy oils or even a massage gift certificate could offer a much-needed break from the intensity of the job.