6th Annual ERAS Symposium: Work in Progress or Standard Care?

Course Description

Successful implementation of an Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) program requires a multidisciplinary team effort and active participation of the patient in the recovery program. The ERAS program is an opportunity to collaborate with leading experts in the field with a goal to hasten functional recovery and improve postoperative outcomes.

Learning Objectives

  1. How does ERAS vary from specialty to specialty?
  2. How does ERAS complement BSWH strategies and Values?
  3. How do standardized preoperative workflows benefit our care providers and patients?

Scientific Program


Friday, February 10, 2023
(All times are Central Standard Time)
7:30 am
Registration and Breakfast
8:00 am
8:15 am
Opening: Current State of ERAS at BSW Health
8:35 am
Basics of Anesthesia: Clear Liquid Diet, Normothermia, Antiemetic prophylaxis
8:50 am
Perioperative Glycemic Control
9:05 am
Perioperative Misconceptions on Pain Management
9:25 am
Panel Discussion and Q&A
9:50 am
Break 1
10:00 am
ERAS with Limited Resources
10:20 am
ERAS for Emergency General Surgery
10:50 am
Emerging ERAS Service Line- Hip Fracture
11:00 am
Emerging ERAS Service Line- Cardiac
11:10 am
Emerging ERAS Service Line- OB
11:20 am
Emerging ERAS Service Line- Spine
11:30 am
Panel Discussion and Q&A
12:00 pm
Lunch Break & Exhibitors
12:45 pm
The Future of ERAS and Surgery at BSW Health
1:05 pm
Timeline Implementing a New Program and Service Line Engagement
1:25 pm
How to Implement a Quality Improvement Initiative
1:45 pm
Inspiring and Engaging Team Members
2:00 pm
Panel Discussion and Q&A
2:45 pm
"Closing Remarks/Adjourn

Target Audience

This meeting is designed for any clinicians or medical professionals who want to improve quality of care for surgical patients.

Accreditation & Credit Designation

The Foundation for Advanced Cardiovascular Education and Training (FACET) was reviewed by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME®) and awarded accreditation status as a provider of continuing medical education (CME) for physicians. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. To receive credit, attendees must complete the following steps: sign-in, attend the program, and complete an evaluation. (CME) Physicians and Advanced Practice Providers Continuing Medical Education Credit: The Foundation for Advanced Cardiovascular Education and Training (FACET), Provider #0007001, has approved this program for a maximum of 3.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.

(CE) Nursing Continuing Education Credit: The Foundation for Advanced Cardiovascular Education and Training (FACET) will provide 3.5 Contact Hours CE nursing credits for this program. Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider # CEP 17101, for 3.5 Contact Hours. (AANA) Continuing Education Credit is PENDING.


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