(1) Any person who renders emergency care at the scene of any emergency or accident in good faith shall be immune from civil liability for his or her acts or omissions in rendering such emergency care. This immunity does not extend when employees trained in health care or health care professionals render emergency care for compensation and within the scope of their usual and customary employment or practice at a hospital or other institution equipped with hospital facilities, at the scene of any emergency or accident, enroute to a hospital or other institution equipped with hospital facilities or at a physician’s office.
Automatic External Defibrillator:
- AED owners must provide written notification to the EMS program and make sure that the AED is maintained and tested according to the manufacturer’s guidelines.
- Prospective AED users must complete a training course approved by the Department of Health and Family Services.