Utah Code Ann. 58-31b-701
Good Samaritan Law: Nurse Providing Emergency Care
A nurse who is licensed, registered, or certified under Utah law and provides emergency care at the scene of an emergency will not be held legally responsible for acting or failing to act. They can be held legally responsible if acting with extreme carelessness. Generally, Good Samaritan laws only offer protection for those individuals who provide care during spontaneous emergencies unrelated to volunteer deployment.
Immunity from liability
A person licensed, registered, or certified under this chapter: (1) who provides emergency care in accordance with Section 78B-4-501 is entitled to the immunity from civil liability provided under that section; and (2) is considered a health care provider under Chapter 13, Health Care Providers Immunity from Liability Act, and is entitled to the immunity from civil liability provided under that chapter.