Rhabdomyolysis – Suspecting and Managing this Acute Kidney Disorder
This course provides the nurse with information related to rhabdomyolysis. A review of risk factors, pathophysiology and diagnostic features are provided. Treatment measures are highlighted along with nursing considerations.

Course Publication Date: May 13, 2020

This course is available with NO ADDITIONAL FEE if you have an active one year unlimited membership!

Author:Susanne J. Pavlovish-Danis RN, MSN, ARNP-C, CDE
Michael G. Danis BSN, RN, CCRN
Course No:AKD0520
Contact Hours:2.00
Delivery Method:Online Self Study
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Learning Objectives
  • Define rhabdomyolysis

  • Describe cellular and metabolic changes that take place with rhabdomyolysis

  • Discuss risk factors and causes for rhabdomyolysis

  • Identify signs and symptoms and laboratory findings suggestive of rhabdomyolysis

  • Identify treatment and nursing care measures for patients with myopathy and suspected rhabdomyolysis


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