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Symptom management: Nausea and Vomiting

Symptom management: Nausea and Vomiting

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Summary This module from the VUCCnet elearning course in Palliative Care has been developed in partnership with the African Palliative Care Association and Cardiff University.
Description

This Nausea and Vomiting module is part of the VUCCnet elearning course in palliative care and was developed in partnership with the African Palliative Care Association and Cardiff University.  Experts from across Africa and the UK have contributed to ensure it is appropriate for the sub-Saharan cancer profile and resource setting.

Please click here for ecancer's special issue focusing on palliative care in Africa, featuring five original articles from on-the-ground experts, and an editorial by Nobel Peace Prize nominee Professor Anne Merriman.

This module was published in November 2013.

THIS E-LEARNING MODULE RUNS BEST ON MOZILLA FIREFOX AND INTERNET EXPLORER 7 AND ABOVE WITH FLASH ENABLED.

Target Audience

Multi-disciplinary African healthcare professionals.

Learning Objectives

By the end of the module, you should be able to:

  • Suggest probable mechanisms for nausea and vomiting in cancer patients
  • Choose appropriate drugs to manage nausea and vomiting according to the most likely cause
  • Develop a teaching session for new colleagues on nausea and vomiting
Only available as part of course(s):

Palliative care e-learning course for healthcare professionals in Africa

IT Requirements

This module requires the learner to have a good, stable internet connection and runs best on INTERNET EXPLORER 7 AND ABOVE, and MOZILLA FIREFOX on either Windows or MacOS. FLASH ADD ON is also required to run this module.

Commercial Support

This module was funded by the International Atomic Energy Agency - Programme of Action for Cancer Therapy.

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Relevant to the following professions

  • Nurse
  • Oncologist
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Founding partners

European Cancer Organisation European Institute of Oncology

Founding Charities

Foundazione Umberto Veronesi Fondazione IEO Swiss Bridge

Published by

ecancer Global Foundation