Nausea and Vomiting Treatment Options

CPDTime.
45m
Details
CPD45m of CPD
First Published
Updated22 July 2021
Expires 22 July 2022
Recorded InMelbourne, Australia.

Course Overview

Nausea and vomiting are commonly experienced symptoms with a wide variety of possible causes. This Ausmed Course will help to ensure treatment options provided to patients are evidence-based and that the healthcare professional has a strong understanding of the pharmacology involved.

Topics
  • Possible causes of nausea and vomiting
  • Prescribed and over-the-counter medicines used for nausea and vomiting
  • Treatment of specific causes of nausea and vomiting
Purpose

The purpose of this Ausmed Course is to examine possible causes of nausea and vomiting and provide learners with the knowledge to assist in the treatment, referral, and counseling of a patient.

Learning Outcomes
  • Identify some of the causes of nausea and vomiting.
  • Discuss the use of medicines used to reduce the symptoms of nausea and vomiting.
  • Offer treatment choices for common causes of nausea and vomiting.
  • Discuss the side effects, adverse reactions and precautions of these medicines.
Target Audience

Pharmacists and other healthcare professionals regularly involved in prescribing, dispensing, or administering medicines for the treatment of nausea and vomiting.

Disclosure

No conflict of interest exists for anyone in the position to control content for this activity. Wherever possible, generic or non-proprietary names of medications or products have been used.

Details
CPD45m of CPD
First Published
Updated22 July 2021
Expires
22 July 2022
Recorded InMelbourne, Australia.
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