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Rhabdomyolysis

Rhabdomyolysis

Rhabdomyolysis

Medical Education Systems, Inc.
Medical Education Systems, Inc.
on behalf of Medical Education Systems Inc

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Launch date: 30 Jun 2016
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Last updated: 11 Jan 2018

Reference: 163423

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This course is only available to trainees days after purchase. It would need to be repurchased by the trainee if not completed in the allotted time period. This course is no longer available. You will need to repurchase if you wish to take the course again.

Description

Disorders of muscle, ranging in severity from asymptomatic creatine kinase elevation to rhabdomyolysis, are among the most discussed adverse effects associated with use of lipid- lowering agents, especially 3-hydroxy-3-methylglutaryl coenzyme A reductase inhibitors (statins). 1-5 Fibric acid derivatives (fibrates) have also been associated with primary muscle injury, especially when used in combination with a statin. 6-11

Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to:
* Define rhabdomyolysis and identify its signs and symptoms
* Identify the impact that lipid-lowering agents have on rhabdomyolysis
* Identify the risks and benefits of prescribing Lipid-lowering agents
* Identify the recognized treatment protocols for rhabdomyolysis
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Medical Education Systems, Inc.
on behalf of Medical Education Systems Inc

Medical Education Systems, Inc. provides home study courses and contact hours (CEU's) for EMTs, Nurses, Respiratory Therapists, Sleep Therapists, and other healthcare professionals. We understand that every profession has different requirements for contact hours as set forth by your professional society and your state board requirements.

Current Accreditations

This course has been certified by or provided by the following Certified Organization/s:

  • California Board of Registered Nursing (CBRN)
  • 3.00 Hours
  • Florida Board of Nursing
  • 3.00 Hours -
    Exam Pass Rate: 70
  • District of Columbia Board of Nursing (DCBON)
  • 3.00 Hours

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