a)This section does not apply to services rendered by a health care provider (as defined inIC 34-18-2-14 or IC 27-12-2-14 before its repeal) to a patient in a health care facility (as defined in IC 27-8-10-1).
(b) Except as provided in subsection (c), a person who comes upon the scene of an emergency or accident or is summoned to the scene of an emergency or accident and, in good faith, gratuitously renders emergency care at the scene of the emergency or accident is immune from civil liability for any personal injury that results from:
(1) any act or omission by the person in rendering the emergency care; or
(2) any act or failure to act to provide or arrange for further medical treatment or care for the injured person; except for acts or omissions amounting to gross negligence or willful or wanton misconduct.
Automatic External Defibrillator:
An individual, business, or organization that allows a person who is an expected user to use an AED of the individual, business, or organization to in good faith gratuitously render emergency care is immune from civil liability for any damages resulting from an act or omission not amounting to gross negligence or willful or wanton misconduct by the user or for acquiring or providing the AED to the user for the purpose of rendering the emergency care.
A licensed physician who gives medical direction in the use of an AED or a national or state approved AED instructor of a person who gratuitously renders emergency care involving the use of an AED is immune from civil liability for any act or omission of the licensed physician or instructor if it:
1. Involves the training for or use of an automatic external defibrillator; and
2. Does not amount to gross negligence or willful or wanton misconduct.