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Activity Steps

Purpose of Activity

To present a quality improvement (QI) project seeking to analyze radiation exposure in the pediatric trauma population aged 5 years and older in relation to cervical spine clearance.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

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

  1. Summarize the need to decrease radiation exposure during cervical spine clearance in pediatric trauma patients.
  2. Specify the methodology and results of the QI project that sought to analyze exposure to pediatric trauma patients with low risk of cervical spine injuries (CSIs) and the system changes that resulted.
Price: $17.95


  • 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: JTN0118B
Published: Jan/Feb 2018
Expires: 12/3/2021
Required Passing Score: 13/18 (72%)
Authors: Valerie Ann Waddell, DNP, CPNP-AC; Susan Connelly, DNP, APRN-NP