{{ (moduleVm.actions && moduleVm.changeStatus) ? moduleVm.status : '' }} Pediatric Seat Belt Use in Motor Vehicle Collisions: The Need for Driver Education Programs

Activity Steps

Purpose of Activity

To present a study evaluating the use of pediatric restraints (seat belts) in Motor Vehicle Collisions (MVCs) transported to a Level I Pediatric Trauma Center (PTC) and the impact of body mass index (BMI) on restraint use and injuries.

Learning Objectives

After completing this continuing education activity you will be able to:

  1. Recall data regarding the use of pediatric seat belts use in MVCs.
  2. Summarize the research methodology utilized to study the facility?s pediatric trauma patient admissions due to MVCs.
  3. Explain the study results including how the results compare with national data.
Price: $12.95


  • ANCC 1.5 CH
  • DC - BON 1.5 CH
  • FL - BON 1.5 CH
  • GA - BON 1.5 CH

Lippincott Professional Development is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. This activity is also provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 11749. Lippincott Professional Development is also an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the District of Columbia Board of Nursing, Florida Board of Nursing, and Georgia Board of Nursing, #50-1223.

Test Code: JTN0920B
Published: Sep/Oct 2020
Expires: 9/2/2022
Required Passing Score: 11/15 (73%)
Authors: Adel Elkbuli, MD, MPH; Brianna Dowd; Paul J. Spano II, MS; Mark McKenney, MD, MBA, FACS
Categories: Emergency care , Pediatrics , Trauma
Specialties: Emergency, Pediatrics, Trauma