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Malignant Hyperthermia

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.

Learning objectives

  • 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

Expected outcomes

At the end of this course the learners will:

  • Identify the risk factors and early signs of malignant hyperthermia
  • Demonstrate proper treatment modalities for malignant  hyperthermia crisis


Anesthesiologist, Surgeons, Physicians Assistants, Nurse Practitioner, Nurses, Surgical Technicians working in the operating room setting.

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