Nausea and VomitingLast Reviewed: November 12, 2015
What You’ll Learn
- Define the prevalence of nausea and vomiting among people with serious illness and its impact on quality of life
- Describe the importance of neurobiological pathways and how antiemetics work to block them
- 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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Tools & Resources
Drug Classes and Medications for Treatment of Nausea and VomitingLast Updated: January 29, 2019
Mechanisms, indications, and side effects for commonly used entiemetic medications.members login
Symptom Management GlossaryLast Updated: January 29, 2019
Key terms related to symptom management. Center to Advance Palliative Care, 2017.members login
References: Nausea and VomitingLast Updated: January 29, 2019
Course citations. Center to Advance Palliative Care, 2017.members login
NIH’s National Center of Complementary and Integrative HealthLast Updated: January 29, 2019
Online lookup on the emetic properties of common herbal remedies and vitamins.view
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.view
Fast Fact #25: Opioids And NauseaLast Updated: January 29, 2019
Mechanisms of opioid-induced nausea and appraches to management.view
Fast Fact #285: Chemotherapy-Induced Nausea and VomitingLast Updated: January 29, 2019
Guidelines for treatment of chemotherapy-indiced nasuea and vomiting.view
Diane E. Meier, MD, FACP, FAAHPM
Director, Center to Advance Palliative Care
Robert Arnold, MD
Distinguished Service Professor of Medicine
Chief, Section of Palliative Care and Medical Ethics
Anthony Back, MD
Co-director, University of Washington Center for Excellence in Palliative Care
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.
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