ERAS Symposium: Becoming Standard of Care (RP1802D)

Dallas, TX US
February 10, 2018

The symposium is designed to serve the healthcare community by introducing participants to the best evidence-based practice in Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) protocols. The course is intended to be multidisciplinary and address preoperative patient preparation, intraoperative strategies, and postoperative management. Developing knowledge in these clinical areas will help providers to implement their own strategies for designing an ERAS protocol at their individual institution. The creation & implementation of such protocols will foster patient-centered care, accelerate functional recovery, and improve overall patient outcomes.

Target Audience

This CME activity is designed for Physicians, Nurse Anesthetists, Advanced Practice Registered Nurses, Physician Assistants, Trainees, Medical Students interested in advancing their knowledge in ERAS protocols.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, the participant should be able to:

  • Identify best evidence-based practice for an ERAS protocol
  • Describe the physiology & pathophysiology supporting an ERAS protocol
  • Recognize the importance of a multidisciplinary approach
  • Review best practice for preoperative patient preparation, intraoperative strategies, and thorough postoperative care
  • Recognize & navigate barriers to implementing an institutional ERAS protocol

Syllabus and Faculty Disclosures

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 6.75 AMA
  • 6.75 Attendance
Course opens: 
02/08/2018
Course expires: 
02/09/2019
Event starts: 
02/10/2018 - 7:00am
Event ends: 
02/10/2018 - 4:00pm
Cost:
$0.00

UT Southwestern, T. Boone Pickens Biomedical Building, Auditorium
6001 Forest Park Rd.
Dallas, TX 75390
United States

Free parking available

Course Chairs

Course Director
Clay Freeman CRNA, DNP-A
Clinical Education & Professional Development Coordinator,
Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Management
Disclosure: No relevant financial relationships to disclose

Co-Course Director
Amanda Virginia CRNA, DNP-A
Clinical Education & Professional Development Coordinator,
Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Management
Disclosure: No relevant financial relationships to disclose

Guest Faculty

Tong Joo Gan, M.D., MHS, FRCA, MBA
Professor and Chair, Department of Anesthesiology
Stony Brook University Hospital
Disclosures: Consultant - Edwards, Mallinckrodt, Merck, Medtronic

UT Southwestern Course Faculty

Carolyn Boyle, CRNA
Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Management
Disclosure: No relevant financial relationships to disclose

Craig Olson, M.D.
Associate Professor, Surgery
Disclosure: No relevant financial relationships to disclose

Carlos Bagley, M.D., MBA, FAANS
Associate Professor, Neurological Surgery and Orthopaedic Surgery
Vice Chairman, Department of Neurological Surgery
Director, UT Southwestern Spine Center
Disclosure: No relevant financial relationships to disclose

Megan Maxwell, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Anesthesiology & Pain Management
Disclosure: Employment (Spouse) - Tenet Healthcare

Sarah Wingfield, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Internal Medicine
Disclosure: No relevant financial relationships to disclose

Sara Hennessy, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Surgery
Disclosure: No relevant financial relationships to disclose

Gloria Cheng, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Anesthesiology & Pain Management
Disclosure: No relevant financial relationships to disclose

Christopher Deonarine, PA-C
Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Management
Disclosures: Employment - Envision Healthcare (FM Services),
Integrative Emergency Services

Tito Tubog, CRNA, DNAP
Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Management
Disclosure: No relevant financial relationships to disclose

Joselin Anandam, M.D.
Associate Professor, Surgery
Disclosure: No relevant financial relationships to disclose

Physicians:

Accreditation Statement
The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation Statement
The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas designates this continuing education activity for a maximum of
6.75 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM.  Each physician should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nursing Continuing Education:

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center University Hospitals is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Texas Nurses Association - Approver, an accredited approver with distinction by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. This activity provides 8.25 CNE contact hours.

AANA CE Accreditation Statement:

This program has been approved by the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists for 8.00 Class A CE credits.

Available Credit

  • 6.75 AMA
  • 6.75 Attendance

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
02/08/2018
Course expires: 
02/09/2019

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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Physicians and Other Healthcare Professionals:

Evaluation and CME Certificates

  1. Online course evaluation will be available immediately following the conference. The evaluation is an important tool for assessing the effectiveness of this activity as well as for planning future activities. We value your feedback.
  2. CME Certificates of Credit and Certificates of Attendance will be available online after completion of the evaluation.
  3. Once you are logged in, select “take course”, complete the evaluation, and claim your certificate.

Continuing Nursing Education

Requirements for Successful Completion of Activity

  • Sign in on the attendance roster
  • Provide email address – write legibly
  • Attend the entire activity
  • Complete and submit the online Evaluation Tool - Link sent post-activity to the email address provided (Please review spam and junk mail folders for the link!)
  • The email containing the link for the post activity evaluation will be sent from Tasha.Grismore@utsouthwesetern.edu.
  • For questions, or if the evaluation link if not received within two weeks, please contact clinicaleducation@UTSouthwestern.edu