This module is for health professionals new to paediatric oncology, and families of children receiving chemotherapy. It is designed to help families and health professionals effectively manage a child with chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting.
This course uses case-studies and videos to describe signs and symptoms of nausea in children, and highlights the pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatments used to prevent and manage the incidence and severity of nausea and vomiting.
This module was developed by the Paediatric Integrated Cancer Service (PICS) with input from the Children’s Cancer Centres at The Royal Children’s Hospital Melbourne and Monash Children’s Hospital.
It is based on The Royal Children’s Hospital Melbourne Chemotherapy Induced Nausea & Vomiting Clinical Guideline written by Dr Andrew Dodgshun.
Other paediatric related learning opportunities include:
This course is developed for nursing staff new to the specialty of paediatric oncology and patients and families of children receiving chemotherapy.
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