Treating Nausea and Vomiting

Self Instructional - Webinar


Dental patients may experience nausea and vomiting associated with dental treatment. The nausea and vomiting may be related to anxiety, swallowing blood, pain, sedation or from positional changes perioperatively. Dr. Sims will review common causes of nausea and vomiting and recommend anti-emetics that can be used to prevent nausea and vomiting or treat nausea and vomiting. She will review adverse effects of those antiemetics.

Objectives - At the conclusion of this course the participant should be able to:

1. Describe common causes of dental care related nausea and vomiting

2. Identify pharmacologic treatments available to prevent or treat nausea and vomiting

3. Select drugs best suited to prevent or treat dental-care related nausea and vomiting

Educational Methods: Recorded Lecture, PowerPoint Presentation


Pamela J. Sims, Pharm.D., Ph.D.

Dr. Sims earned her B.S. Pharmacy from the University of Florida, her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Mercer University and her Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical Sciences from the University of Colorado at Boulder.

Dr. Sims recently retired as Professor of Pharmacokinetics in the Department of Pharmaceutical, Social and Administrative Sciences at Samford University McWhorter School of Pharmacy (SUMSOP) where she also coordinated and lectured in pharmacology courses for the Nurse Anesthesia, Nurse Practitioner and Physical Therapy programs.

Prior to Samford, she served on the faculty of Idaho State University.

Dr. Sims holds a faculty appointment in the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Dentistry Department of Pediatrics where she provides lectures in Pharmacology to the Post-doctoral Dental Residents and has provided courses to the residents and the Part II Board Review in Pharmacology to D4 students as well as lectures to D3 and D4 students.

Dr. Sims publishes and lectures nationally and internationally concerning topics on Dental Pharmacology, Clinical Pharmacokinetics, Clinical Pharmacology and Pedagogy.

About Us
The University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Dentistry is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider - 11/01/2017 - 12/31/2021.


Dentist - $20

Auxiliary - $20


Registration open through 6/30/2021 10:45 PM EST

Continuing Education

1 CE Hour


You will receive an email with quiz questions to answer after you have completed the 1 hour video. Once we have received and graded your quiz, you will be issued a CE certificate.


Self Instructional - Webinar