Managing Nausea & Vomiting Pre-op
The purpose of this course is to provide nurses with the importance of managing postoperative nausea and vomiting in the surgical setting. The main focus of this course is the use of the Transdermal Scopolamine Patch preoperatively.

Course Publication Date: April 18, 2019

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Author:Gloria Tartaglia RN
Course No:MNV041619
Contact Hours:1.00
Delivery Method:Online Self Study
Category:Critical Care Medicine
Emergency & Trauma Medicine
Geriatric Medicine
Medical & Surgical Issues

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Learning Objectives
  • List the risk factors and surgical factors that are common predictors of post-operative nausea and vomiting.
  • List the benefits of using the scope patch preoperatively.
  • Identify the contraindications with usage of the scope patch.
  • List side effects of the scopolamine patch.
  • Explain the importance of managing postoperative nausea and vomiting with surgical patients.


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