Facilitator(s): Julene B Kruithof, MSN, RN, CCRN

Contact Hours 1.25
CERP A 1.25
Philadelphia Conference
Date Wednesday 5/24/2023
Time 2:45 PM - 3:45 PM ET
Room 201A
Available On Demand
From Monday 6/12/2023
To Tuesday 10/31/2023

Session Summary

Sometimes clearly evident and sometimes very insidious, rhabdomyolysis is a fairly uncommon pathophysiologic process. However, if not treated rapidly and appropriately it has significant untoward consequences for patients. This session provides the participant with background knowledge of the etiology and epidemiology of rhabdomyolysis, describes the pathophysiologic processes involved and provides insight into the steps required to optimize care for patients.


  • Describe the etiology and epidemiology of rhabdomyolysis.
  • Discuss the pathology and diagnosis of rhabdomyolysis.
  • Explain care management strategies for patients experiencing rhabdomyolysis.
Topics MultiSystem
Population Adult
Role Staff

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Continuing Education Disclosure Statement

Successful Completion

Learners must attend/view/read the entire activity and complete the associated evaluation to be awarded the contact hours or CERP. No partial credit will be awarded.


This activity has been reviewed by the Nurse Planner. It has been determined that the material presented here shows no bias. No conflicts of interest have been identified for any individual with the ability to influence the content of this activity. Accreditation refers to recognition of continuing education only and does not imply AACN or ANCC approval or endorsement of any commercial products discussed or displayed in conjunction with this educational activity.


The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's (ANCC's) Commission on Accreditation, ANCC Provider Number 0012. AACN has been approved as a provider of continuing education in nursing by the California State Board of Nursing (CBRN), California Provider number CEP 1036. This activity is approved for 1.25 contact hours.

AACN programming meets the standards for most states that require mandatory continuing education contact hours for license and/or certification renewal. AACN recommends consulting with your state board of nursing or credentialing organization before submitting CE to fulfill continuing education requirements.

Refund Policy

Continuing Education Activities are nonrefundable.