Explain the origins and theory behind the Good Samaritan law. How is the law applied to both fire personnel and civilians? Identify possible consequences for acting outside the scope of training with respect to EMS professionals.

Your response should be at least 200 words in length. You are required to use at least your textbook as source material for your response. All sources used, including the textbook, must be referenced; paraphrased and quoted material must have accompanying citations.