Learning Objectives:

  1. Appropriately select and dose anti-reflux medications after Sleeve Gastrectomy
  2. Describe ERAS medication protocols and strategies for troubleshooting complex scenarios
  3. Recognize system barriers to implementing ERAS

Speakers Coming Soon!


1:30pm Welcome
1:35pm Sleeve and Barrett's: Can Pharmacology Save Us?
Scott Monte, PharmD
2:00pm Enhanced Recovery after Surgery (ERAS): National Experience and Medication Protocols
April Smith, PharmD
2:20pm Pain Management: Customizing Medication Strategies to Minimize or Eliminate Opiates
2:40pm VTE Prophylaxis: Evaluation and Troubleshooting Complex Medication Scenarios
Diana Langworthy, PharmD BCPS
3:00pm Cardiac Patients: Troubleshooting in the ERAS Era
3:20pm Q&A Session #1
Scott Monte, PharmD
3:30pm Break
4:00pm Welcome Back
4:05pm Implementing ERAS: Outpatient to Inpatient and Back Again, Successfully Overcoming the Health System Barriers
Nicole Scovazzo, EdD PA-C
4:30pm Successful Integration of Pharmacists into Bariatric Care Teams
Nicole Nguyen, PharmD BCPS
4:50pm Pharmacist Panel: Experience Integrating Pharmacists Throughout the Bariatric Surgery Care Process
Scott Monte, PharmD; April Smith, PharmD; Nicole Nguyen, PharmD BCPS
5:15pm Q&A Session #2
5:30pm Adjourn