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Injury Prevention for Children and Teens: Module 4 - Transportation Safety

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Step Status
Release Date: Sat, 1/1/22
Termination Date: Sun, 3/31/24
Credits: 3.5

Link to EdX Course Material


Andrew Hashikawa, M.D.


Phoebe Kulik, MPH, CHES

Nadine Ibrahim


Marie Snodgrass

Anuj Pradhan, PhD

Elizabeth Mott, RN

Matthew Paul Reed, PhD

Michelle Macy, MD

Rick Neitzel, PhD, Certified Industrial Hygienist

Jean Thatcher Shope, MPH, PhD, RN, BSN

Activity Coordinator(s)

Beth Costello, MBA

Jessica Roche

Disclosure: There are no relevant financial relationships to disclose for this activity.

Educational Objectives: At the end of this activity, participant should be able to:
  1. Describe the epidemiology of child passenger injuries
  2. Differentiate the types of properly installed child passenger restraint systems and be able to incorporate into practice
  3. Summarize goals of child passenger securement from the perspective of injury biomechanics
  4. Describe the epidemiology of teen driver crashes
  5. Identify risk factors for bicycle/car crashes
Target Audience: This activity is appropriate for Administrators, House Officers, Medical Students, Nurse Practitioners, Nurses, Other Healthcare Professionals, Physician Assistants, Physicians, Social Workers, Technicians in the fields of Adolescent Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine, Orthopaedic Surgery, Other Healthcare Professions, Pediatric Surgery, Pediatrics, Primary Care, Social Work, Sports Medicine, Surgery, Trauma Surgery.
Accreditation and Credit Designation:

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the University of Michigan Medical School and University of Michigan Injury Prevention Center. The University of Michigan Medical School is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Michigan Medical School designates this enduring material for a maximum of 3.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) ™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Additional Info:

Bibliographic Resources

Infant/Child Passenger Safety

  1. Durbin DR, Hoffman BD, Committee on Injury, Violence, and Poison Prevention. Child Passenger Safety. Pediatrics. 2018;142(5):e20182460; DOI: https://doi.org/10.1542/peds.2018-2460.

Teen Driving

  1. Simons-Morton BG, Klauer SG, Ouimet MC, et al. Naturalistic Teenage Driving Study: Findings and Lessons Learned. Journal of Safety Research. 2015;54:41–44. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jsr.2015.06.010.
  2. Ouimet MC, Pradhan AK, Brooks-Russell A, et al. Young Drivers and Their Passengers: A Systematic Review of Epidemiological Studies on Crash Risk J Adolesc Health. 2015;57(1 Suppl):S24-35.e6. doi: 10.1016/j.jadohealth.2015.03.010.

Vulnerable Road Users

  1. Constant A, Lagarde E. Protecting Vulnerable Road Users from Injury. PLoS Med. 2010 Mar 30;7(3):e1000228.
  2. Scholliers J, Van Noort M, Johansson C, et al. Impact Assessment of Its Applications for Vulnerable Road Users. Transportation research procedia. 2016 Jan 1;14:4515-24.

Credits available:

AMA PRA Category 1: 3.50
Participation: 3.50