Learning Objectives:

  1. Understand the national accreditation standards for outpatient metabolic and bariatric surgery.
  2. Assess the guidelines for appropriate selection of patients for ambulatory bariatric surgery.
  3. Review the components of Enhanced Recovery Pathways for bariatric surgery.

8:00am Introduction
8:05am Accreditation Standards for Outpatient Bariatric Surgery Centers
Wayne J English, MD
8:25am ERAS for Bariatric Surgery
Kara Siegrist, MD
8:45am Appropriate Selection and Anesthetic Considerations for Outpatient Bariatric Surgery
Tiffany S Moon, MD FASA
9:05am Airway Management for Bariatric Patients
Rainer Lenhardt, MD MBA
9:25am Closing Question & Answer
Tiffany S Moon, MD FASA; Wayne J English, MD; Kara Siegrist, MD; Rainer Lenhardt, MD MBA
9:45am Adjourn