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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 attendant 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 which may result from gross negligence in giving such instructions.

(b) No attendant 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 which may result from gross negligence or by willful or wanton acts or omissions on the part of such attendant as defined by K.S.A. 65-6112, and amendments thereto.

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

(d) No medical adviser who reviews, approves and monitors the activities of attendants shall be liable for any civil damages as a result of such review, approval or monitoring, except such damages which 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; July 1, 2015.



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