February 24, 2022 Let’s Talk CPS Webinar


Heads, Shoulders, Knees and Toes: How Pediatric Anatomy Affects Injuries

  • Date: February 24, 2022
  • Time: 12:15 pm – 1:30 pm
  • Intended Audience:  Pediatricians, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, Nurses, Office Managers, Office Staff and Certified Child Passenger Safety Technicians/Instructors

Join your colleagues for a presentation by and discussion with:

  • Speaker: Julie Mansfield, CPST, Research Assistant Professor at the Injury Biomechanics Research Center, Ohio State University
  • Moderator: Mary Jo Clark, MD, FAAP – Children’s Community Pediatrics – Mountain View, Pediatric Advisor to the PA AAP Traffic Injury Prevention Project

This presentation will provide information to assist families in the correct selection and use of a car seat. Discussion will include a child’s physical development of the head and brain, cervical spine, and lower extremities and how they factor into seat selection and use in protecting children in crashes.


At the conclusion of the activity, participants should be able to:

  • Learn about the physical development of the pediatric head, brain, spine, and lower extremities.
  • Explore how these body regions are different from adults in terms of geometry, strength, and crash injury outcomes.
  • Discuss how different types of child restraint systems protect children at each developmental stage.
  • Review science-backed guidelines for safety advocates and medical professionals to incorporate into their education with caregivers.

Register On-line:

Register online at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/LetsTalkCPS2022.

Register By Email or FAX: Complete page 2 of the form available below. Email to aosterhuber@paaap.org or FAX to 484-446-3036.

This webinar has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit TM for physicians. All other learners will receive a certificate of attendance.

  • Physician (CME): The University of Pittsburgh School designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • Nursing (CNE): The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 1.25 contact hours.
  • Other Healthcare Professionals: Other health care professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity

This webinar has been pre-approved for 1.0 CEUs for CPS Re-Certification by the National Safe Kids Certification Program. (ID#: 7260)


  • If you would like to order materials for use, please visit our online resource center here or call 1-800-CAR-BELT
  • To request the UPMC Center for Continuing Education in the Health Sciences Certification Attendance Certificate on-line, click here. The UPMC credit request form for the certificate of attendance, provided below, can be completed and submitted by email to aosterhuber@paaap.org or sent by fax to 484-446-3036.
  • To complete the request for CPS CEUs toward re-certification on-line, click here. The CPS CEU request form, provided below, can be completed and submitted by email to aosterhuber@paaap.org or sent by FAX to 484-446-3036.

This program is funded by a grant from the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation.

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