Learning Objectives:

  1. Understand how to incorporate important bariatric surgery quality measures, such as Venothromboemolic prophylaxis, into an enhanced recovery pathway.
  2. Learn how individual programs have adapted enhanced recovery pathways and what obstacles might be encountered and solutions offered.
  3. Learn the value of preoperative Immuno-nutrition to maximize your enhanced recovery pathway.

Speakers Coming Soon!


1:30pm Welcome
Anthony Petrick, MD FASMBS
1:35pm Decreasing Surgical Stress in Bariatrics
Dana Telem, MD
1:55pm Immunonutrition/Preop Drinks
Elizabeth Goldenberg, MPH RD CDN
2:15pm ERAS as Value Based Care
2:35pm Implementing ERAS: Basic Protocols, Big Rewards
2:55pm Q&A
April Smith, PharmD
3:00pm Break
3:45pm Welcome
Tammy Kindel, MD
3:50pm AKI and ERAS
Semeret Munie, MD
4:10pm VTE and Prophylaxis in ERAS era
4:30pm Multimodal Pain Management & Discharge Prescribing
April Smith, PharmD
4:50pm BSTOPP
5:10pm Q&A
Tammy Kindel, MD
5:30pm Adjourn