Cervical spine trauma

Case discussion

Training resource kit


30-45 minutes

Group size

Suited to small group participation

Target audience

Emergency department medical and nursing clinicians


This resource kit provides the learner with knowledge and skills in the clinical assessment of a patient with a possible cervical spine injury following trauma.

Learning objectives

  • Identify risk factors for cervical spine injury
  • Discuss examination and investigation options for identification of cervical spinal injury, including use of decision rule tools
  • Review common cervical spine injury patterns


QTE-SpinalTrauma-CervicalSpineTrauma-CS-F.pdf - PDF

2.55 MB


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Last updated

16 September 2022