Blunt Neck Trauma

Return to all Emergency and Urgent Care sessions.

Estimated time to complete session: 35 min.

Learning Objectives

1. Identify when neck trauma is potentially life-threatening and/or has interfered with the airway or the function of the vascular, neurological or gastrointestinal system.

2. Identify who is at risk for neck trauma and how to apply image utilization rules.

3. Classify cervical fractures as stable versus unstable.

Additional Information

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.75 AAFP prescribed
Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
08/25/2018

Donald Jeanmonod, MD, FACEP, Director of Emergency Ultrasound, Department of Emergency Medicine, St. Luke’s University Health Network, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

Available Credit

  • 0.75 AAFP prescribed

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
08/25/2018
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