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Activity Steps

Purpose of Activity

To provide information on the use of aromatherapy to treat postoperative nausea (PON).

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

After completing this continuing education activity you will be able to:

  1. Identify issues related to PON and the pharmacological treatment of PON.
  2. Outline the pharmacokinetics, side effects, and contraindications for several types of essential oils (EOs).
  3. Select methods of administration and clinical benefits of EO.
Price: $17.95


  • ANCC 1.5 CH / 0.5 APH
  • DC - BON 1.5 CH
  • FL - BON 1.5 CH
  • GA - BON 1.5 CH

Lippincott Williams & Wilkins is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. This activity is also provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 11749. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins is also an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the District of Columbia Board of Nursing, Florida Board of Nursing, and Georgia Board of Nursing, #50-1223. Your certificate is valid in all states.

Awarded Advanced Pharmacology Hours

Test Code: CNS1116
Published: Nov/Dec 2016
Expires: 12/3/2021
Collections: CESaver
Required Passing Score: 14/18 (77%)
Authors: Patricia Anne O'Malley, PhD, RN, CNS