2017 Pediatric Critical Care & Emergency Nursing Conference

FRI845 - Playground Pains: Using Clinical Decision Rules to Guide the Need for Imaging

Nov 3, 2017 8:45am ‐ Nov 3, 2017 9:30am

Expiration Date: Dec 1, 2020

Credits: None available.

Standard: $15.00


  • Recall the three pediatric head injury clinical decision rules and which is recommended for clinical application (and why).
  • Differentiate pediatric cervical spine from adult injuries and describe a logical progression of clinical clearance and imaging studies with emphasis on limiting radiation exposure.
  • Describe the work-up for blunt chest and blunt abdominal trauma in the pediatric patient using the clinical decision rules presented.



  • 1.25 - Physician
  • 1.25 - RN / NP (All RNs/Nurses except CA RNs)
  • 1.50 - CA RN/CA BRN

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