Pre-op Management of Nausea & Vomiting
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: September 10, 2021

This course is available with NO ADDITIONAL FEE if you have an active one year unlimited membership!

Author:Gloria Tartaglia RN
Course No:NV061521
Contact Hours:1.00
Delivery Method:Online Self Study
Category:Medical & Surgical Issues
Critical Care Medicine
Emergency & Trauma Medicine
Geriatric Medicine
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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