Malignant Hyperthermia - CST567

Malignant Hyperthermia

by Dawn Demangone-Yoon, MD and Nancymarie Phillips, PhD, RN, RNFA, CNOR(E)
(4.4 / 1811 ratings )

This course is credentialed for:
Surgical Technology (1.75 CE Credit)

Price: $8.00
CE-PRO Price: $4.00


Perioperative and perianesthesia team members can help patients by being knowledgeable of the risks of malignant hyperthermia and its signs and symptoms, by implementing evidence-based care, and by educating patients and families about MH. This module provides that information.


The goal of this continuing education program is to provide OR nurses, physicians, and surgical technologists with information about malignant hyperthermia, including perioperative signs and management of the patient. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
  • Identify patients at risk for malignant hyperthermia
  • Differentiate the early and late signs and symptoms of malignant hyperthermia
  • Describe diagnosis and treatment of malignant hyperthermia

Approval Information
This course is intended for surgical techs from January 1, 2011 through December 31, 2016.
This continuing education activity is approved for 1.75 CE credits by the Association of Surgical Technologists, Inc., for continuing education for the Certified Surgical Technologist and Certified Surgical First Assistant. This recognition does not imply that AST approves or endorses any product or products that are discussed or mentioned in enduring material.

Course Originally Released on: 1/1/2010
Date of Most Recent Review: 4/12/2017
Course Termination/Update Date: 12/31/2016

Unless stated above, the planners and authors of this course have declared no relevant conflicts of interest that relate to this educational activity. OnCourse Learning guarantees this educational activity is free from bias.

Please see CE Course Instructions to learn how to earn CE credit for this module.

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CHRISTY F - Duluth, GA  ·  Jan 24, 2019
very informative article on malignant hyperthermia
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Jeaneen M - ,  ·  Nov 17, 2018
Interesting and informative.
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Rose Marie B - Ridgefield, NJ  ·  Nov 07, 2018
nothing right now. Good course.
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Donna L - Palmer, MA  ·  May 07, 2018
Very informative and concicse
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SUSAN W - Newark, OH  ·  May 03, 2018
great and informative
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Price: $8.00
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