15 minutes

Group size

Suited to small group participation

Target audience

Emergency department medical and nursing clinicians


This skills session is to assess participants in assessment for neck injury following trauma utilising structured clinical format.

Learning objectives

  • demonstrate ability to perform anterior neck assessment
  • demonstrate understanding of TWELVE-C prompt
  • demonstrate the ability to assess for cervical spine injury
  • identify risk factors for neck and cervical spine injury
  • demonstrate ability to place a cervical spine collar
  • demonstrate clinical clearance of cervical spine


QTE-SpinalTrauma-NeckAssessment-PS-F.pdf - PDF

1.80 MB


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Cover image of Neck assessment

Last updated

16 September 2022