ERAS Symposium: Becoming Standard of Care (RP1802D)
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.
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.
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
Free parking available
Tong Joo Gan, M.D., MHS, FRCA, MBA
UT Southwestern Course Faculty
Carolyn Boyle, CRNA
Craig Olson, M.D.
Carlos Bagley, M.D., MBA, FAANS
Megan Maxwell, M.D.
Sarah Wingfield, M.D.
Sara Hennessy, M.D.
Gloria Cheng, M.D.
Christopher Deonarine, PA-C
Tito Tubog, CRNA, DNAP
Joselin Anandam, M.D.
The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
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.
- 6.75 AMA
- 6.75 Attendance
Physicians and Other Healthcare Professionals:
Evaluation and CME Certificates
- 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.
- CME Certificates of Credit and Certificates of Attendance will be available online after completion of the evaluation.
- 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