Nausea and Vomiting Treatment Options

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45m
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CPD45m of CPD
First Published
Updated16 November 2022
Expires 28 February 2024
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.

Educators

Presented by
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Jenny Gowan View profile
Dr Jenny Gowan is a practicing pharmacist, adjunct senior lecturer at Monash University and clinical associate at RMIT University. She has published over 500 educational articles, has copious experience in presentations and lectures and runs a consulting pharmacy company. Jenny was awarded the 2013 PSA Australian Pharmacist of the Year award and the 2016 AACP-MIMs Consultant Pharmacist of the Year Award.
Details
CPD time45m
First Published
Updated16 November 2022
Expires
28 February 2024
Recorded InMelbourne, Australia.
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