Learning Objectives

  1. Identify the major components of an early recovery program including diet, analgesia, fluids, and ambulation
  2. Describe key steps in the institution of an ERAS program in metabolic and bariatric surgery
  3. Describe the improvements in length of stay and postoperative recovery seen in a typical institution that has established an ERAS program.

8:00am Welcome
Scott Monte, PharmD; Anthony Petrick, MD; Brandon Williams, MD FACS
8:05am The Core Principles of Enhanced Recovery
Anthony Petrick, MD
8:20am Preop Education and Patient Engagement
Karen Schulz, MSN CNS CBN
8:35am Prehabilitation
Christopher D Still, DO FACN FACP
8:50am Optimizing the Bariatric Patient for Surgery
Scott Monte, PharmD
9:05am Anti-Emetic Strategies Before and After Bariatric Surgery
Scott Monte, PharmD
9:20am Question & Answer Panel
Scott Monte, PharmD; Anthony Petrick, MD; Brandon Williams, MD FACS; Karen Schulz, MSN CNS CBN; Christopher D Still, DO FACN FACP
9:30am Break
Session II: Hospital and Postop Phase
10:00am Introduction Session II
Scott Monte, PharmD
10:05am Pain Management I: Pharmacology and Best Practices
April Smith, PharmD BCPS
10:20am How do I get my Anesthesia Team on Board?
Brian Allen , MD
10:35am Pain Management III: Postoperative and Post-Discharge
Jennifer Jayaram, RN FNP
10:50am VTE Prophylaxis in Bariatric Enhanced Recovery
Brandon Williams, MD FACS
11:05am Best Practices/Breaking Old Habits
Dino Spaniolas, MD
11:20am ASMBS Pathway: ENERGY project
Stacy Brethauer, MD
11:45am Closing Question & Answer
Scott Monte, PharmD; April Smith, PharmD BCPS; Brandon Williams, MD FACS; Aurora Pryor, MD; Stacy Brethauer, MD
12:00pm Adjourn