Atypical Presentation of Malignant Hyperthermia in an Obstetrical Patient

Des Moines, IA US
April 2, 2015

There is no cost to attend. This case was presented at DMU Clinic Grand Rounds.

Two attendance options:

  • Des Moines University - No registration necessary.
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Target Audience

DMU faculty, staff, students, residents, and the medical community.

Learning Objectives

  1. Mechanisms and predictability of unusual onset malignant hyperthermia
  2. Pathophysiology and theory of catalysis
  3. Early and life-saving recognition of malignant hyperthermia
  4. Treatment and outcomes


  • Kevin Carnevale, MD
    Academic Pathologist in Microbiology and Immunology, Master of Science in Biomedical Sciences, and Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine, Des Moines University
  • Vaun Dejong, DO
    Gynecology, Obstetrics and Gynecology, UnityPoint Clinic
  • Brian Ferguson, DO'15

Everyone in a position to control the content of this educational activity will disclose to the CME provider and to attendees all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest. 

Continuing Education Credit

  • MD: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Iowa Medical Society (IMS). Des Moines University (DMU) is accredited by the IMS to provide continuing medical education for physicians. DMU designates this live activity for 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • DO: Des Moines University (DMU) is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) and approves this activity for 1.0 AOA Category 1-A CME credit(s).
  • Nurse: Des Moines University Continuing Medical Education is Iowa Board of Nursing approved provider #112. This live activity has been reviewed and approved for 1.2 continuing education contact hour(s). No partial credit awarded.
  • Other: This live activity is designated for 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
  • 1.00 AOA Category 1­A
  • 1.00 CE Contact Hour(s)
  • 1.20 IBON
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
04/02/2015 - 7:00am CDT
Event ends: 
04/02/2015 - 8:00am CDT
Des Moines University
3200 Grand Avenue
Olsen Center
Des Moines, IA 50312
United States

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
  • 1.00 AOA Category 1­A
  • 1.00 CE Contact Hour(s)
  • 1.20 IBON


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