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Chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting: an essential update

Thank you for choosing to update your knowledge on the assessment and management of chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting (CINV). This activity has been developed specifically for nurses and other members of the healthcare team that manage patients with cancer. It addresses the challenges and consequences of CINV, the goals of CINV management and the therapies used to manage the different phases of CINV. This programme is divided into three modules so that you can complete the activity at your own pace.

This activity will take approximately 2 hours to complete and can be completed at your own pace. You can start the activity today and return at another time to complete it. The work you do is automatically saved and does not need to be repeated if you complete the activity over a number of sessions.

Learning outcomes

  • To determine the patient’s risk for CINV
  • To recognise and overcome barriers to optimal CINV management
  • To implement strategies to help prevent CINV
  • To identify and effectively manage refractory CINV
  • To support the quality use of antiemetics in the management of all phases of CINV

Australian College of Nursing: Endorsed for 2 CPD hours

To earn these points you need to answer at least 80% of the assessment questions correctly.

The educational activities on this site are accredited by healthcare professional organisations including: Australian College of Nursing

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SCIUS1670 ORBIS‐AU-5358-05 Jan 2020

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