FAQ’s

Frequently Asked Questions on Medical Emergency Help

We are often asked questions about how to prepare or assist in medical emergency’s. We have collected some of the more common questions below and organized them by category. Click on a category and it will expand to show you a list of questions within that topic.

Certification & Licensing

This is a common fear of newly trained people. SAVE A LIFE’s training is effective because our method of training increases the retention of the skills.

This falls under the Good Samaritan Law that was passed in 1983 and upheld in all 50 states. The law states that a person offering aid must do so in a reasonable and prudent manner within that person’s level of skill. Once a person has begun care, the law states that care must continue until other help of an equal or greater skill level is obtained or until the rescuer has reached a level of exhaustion that makes continuing impossible. A lay rescuer will be within the bounds of the law if the care offered is reasonable and prudent given the situation.

First Aid Training

This is a common fear of newly trained people. SAVE A LIFE’s training is effective because our method of training increases the retention of the skills.

Risk & Liability

This falls under the Good Samaritan Law that was passed in 1983 and upheld in all 50 states. The law states that a person offering aid must do so in a reasonable and prudent manner within that person’s level of skill. Once a person has begun care, the law states that care must continue until other help of an equal or greater skill level is obtained or until the rescuer has reached a level of exhaustion that makes continuing impossible. A lay rescuer will be within the bounds of the law if the care offered is reasonable and prudent given the situation.