Registered Paramedics, Insurance and First Aid – Looking for Coherence in Law
This article challenges the view that professional indemnity insurance is required when paramedics provide first aid at an unexpected accident or medical emergency while not at work. It is argued that an interpretation of ‘practice’ that includes emergency first aid would be inconsistent with the policy of the law reflected in ‘Good Samaritan’ legislation and would be contrary to the public interest. The provisions of the Registration Standard ‘Professional Indemnity Insurance’ are linked to...[Show more]
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|Source:||Australasian Journal of Paramedicine|
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