Learning Objectives:

  1. Explain pharmacotherapeutic strategies employed in protocols of Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS)
  2. Review principles of acid management and differentiate strategies for medication use after Sleeve Gastrectomy
  3. Discuss perioperative and long-term management considerations of cardiovascular medications
  4. Identify PK/PD principles and evidence for NOAC safety and efficacy after Sleeve Gastrectomy and Gastric Bypass

1:30pm Welcome
Scott Monte, PharmD
1:35pm Medication Protocols for Enhanced Recovery after Surgery (ERAS)
April Smith, PharmD BCPS
2:10pm Acid Reflux Management Principles and Medication Selection after Sleeve Gastrectomy
Scott Monte, PharmD
2:45pm Question & Answer
Scott Monte, PharmD
3:00pm Break
3:45pm Welcome
Scott Monte, PharmD
3:50pm Perioperative and Long-term Management Considerations of Cardiovascular Medications after Sleeve Gastrectomy and Gastric Bypass
Nicholas Norgard, PharmD
4:20pm Non-Vitamin K Antagonist Oral Anticoagulants (NOACs): Use or Avoid after Sleeve Gastrectomy and Gastric Bypass?
Diana Langworthy, PharmD BCPS
4:50pm Closing Question & Answer
Scott Monte, PharmD
5:00pm Adjourn