Nausea and Vomiting

Last Reviewed: November 12, 2015

What You’ll Learn

  1. Define the prevalence of nausea and vomiting among people with serious illness and its impact on quality of life
  2. Describe the importance of neurobiological pathways and how antiemetics work to block them
  3. Develop strategies to reduce the impact and suffering from nausea and vomiting for patients and their caregivers

What You’ll Earn

CAPC members can earn the following free continuing education credits:

Case Management: 1.00 CE
Medicine: 0.75 CME, 0.75 ABIM MOC
Nursing: 1.00 CNE, 0.50 Pharmacotherapy
Social Work: 1.00 CE (NASW)
Social Work: 1.00 CE (NYSED)

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Drug Classes and Medications for Treatment of Nausea and Vomiting

Last Updated: January 29, 2019

Mechanisms, indications, and side effects for commonly used entiemetic medications.

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Symptom Management Glossary

Last Updated: January 29, 2019

Key terms related to symptom management. Center to Advance Palliative Care, 2017.

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References: Nausea and Vomiting

Last Updated: January 29, 2019

Course citations. Center to Advance Palliative Care, 2017.

NIH’s National Center of Complementary and Integrative Health

Last Updated: January 29, 2019

Online lookup on the emetic properties of common herbal remedies and vitamins.

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Fast Fact #5: The Causes of Nausea and Vomiting (V.O.M.I.T.)

Last Updated: January 29, 2019

Causes of nauasea and vomiting, and mechanism-based treatment approaches.

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Fast Fact #25: Opioids And Nausea

Last Updated: January 29, 2019

Mechanisms of opioid-induced nausea and appraches to management.

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Fast Fact #285: Chemotherapy-Induced Nausea and Vomiting

Last Updated: January 29, 2019

Guidelines for treatment of chemotherapy-indiced nasuea and vomiting.

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Drew Rosielle, MD, FAAHPM. Palliative Care, Fairview Health Services, University of Minnesota Medical School.

Lolita Melhado, MSN, ARNP, FNP-BC. Family Nurse Practitioner/Palliative Care, Gulf Coast Medical Center - Lee Memorial Health System.

Philip Higgins, PhD, LICSW. President, Lighthouse Counseling of Salem, Inc.

Linda Pang, MD. Fellow, Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.

Contact information: For technical questions about online activity or continuing education credits, contact membership@capc.org or 212-201-2674.

Provided by the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.

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