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65-6124. Limitations on liability. (a) No physician, physician assistant, advanced practice registered nurse or licensed professional nurse, who gives emergency instructions to an emergency medical service provider as defined by K.S.A. 65-6112, and amendments thereto, during an emergency, shall be liable for any civil damages as a result of issuing the instructions, except such damages that may result from gross negligence in giving such instructions.

(b) No emergency medical service provider as defined by K.S.A. 65-6112, and amendments thereto, who renders emergency care during an emergency pursuant to instructions given by a physician, the supervising physician for a physician assistant, advanced practice registered nurse or licensed professional nurse shall be liable for civil damages as a result of implementing such instructions, except such damages that may result from gross negligence or by willful or wanton acts or omissions on the part of such emergency medical service provider as defined by K.S.A. 65-6112, and amendments thereto.

(c) No person certified as an instructor-coordinator shall be liable for any civil damages that may result from such instructor-coordinator's course of instruction, except such damages that may result from gross negligence or by willful or wanton acts or omissions on the part of the instructor-coordinator.

(d) No medical director who reviews, approves and monitors the activities of emergency medical service providers shall be liable for any civil damages as a result of such review, approval or monitoring, except such damages that may result from gross negligence in such review, approval or monitoring.

History: L. 1988, ch. 261, § 24; L. 1989, ch. 205, § 1; L. 1993, ch. 71, § 4; L. 1998, ch. 133, § 9; L. 2004, ch. 117, § 13; L. 2010, ch. 119, § 7; L. 2011, ch. 114, § 86; L. 2011, ch. 114, § 64; L. 2014, ch. 131, § 52; L. 2019, ch. 64, § 24; June 6.



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