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Enhanced Recovery After Surgery

Enhanced Recovery After Surgery: Making Surgery Better

November 2, 2019

Baylor Charles A. Sammons Cancer Center • Temple and Dallas, Texas

About the Symposium

The Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) program offers an opportunity for collaboration with leading experts in the field of ERAS with a goal to hasten functional recovery and improve postoperative outcomes. Successful implementation of an ERAS program requires a multidisciplinary team effort and active participation of the patient in the recovery program.

Key elements to be discussed include:

  • Why ERAS protocols are important;
  • Critical aspects of successful ERAS protocols;
  • Key criteria to examine when initiating ERAS protocols
  • Creating a solid follow-up process.

Program Agenda

Presentation materials, when available, maybe downloaded in pdf format. The password will be emailed to participants prior to the activity.

Saturday, October 7, 2017

  • 7 a.m.

    Registration, breakfast and exhibits

  • Session One: Pre-Operative and Surgical Issues

    8 a.m.

  • ERAS: Who, What, Where and Why

    Walter Peters, MD, MBA
    Division Chief, Colon and Rectal Surgery
    Baylor University Medical Center
    Dallas, Texas

  • 8:20 a.m.

    Optimizing Preoperative Evaluation

    Timothy M. Geiger, MD, FACS, FASCRS
    Chief, Division of General Surgery
    Medical Director, Surgery Patient Care Center
    Vanderbilt University Medical Center
    Nashville, Tennessee

  • 8:40 a.m.

    Surgical Technique: Does It HAVE To Be Laparoscopic?

    Michael J. Pendola, MD
    Colorectal Surgeon
    Baylor Surgicare at North Dallas
    Dallas, Texas

  • 9 a.m.

    Preoperative Preparation: Why Don’t We Use the Gut?

    Laurie S. Novosad, MD
    Colorectal Surgeon
    Baylor Scott & White Medical Center -  McKinney
    Texas Colon and Rectal Surgery
    McKinney, Texas

  • 9:20 a.m.

    SSI in ERAS

    Katerina O. Wells, MD
    Colorectal Surgeon
    Director of Colorectal Research
    Baylor University Medical Center
    Dallas, Texas

  • 9:40 a.m.

    Expert Panel: Preoperative and Surgical Issues

    Moderator:
    Walter Peters, MD, MBA

     

    Panel:
    Timothy M. Geiger, MD, FACS, FASCRS
    Laurie S. Novosad, MD
    Michael J.Pendola, MD
    Katerina O. Wells, MD

  • 10 a.m.

    Break and exhibits

  • Session Two: Anesthesia Issues

  • 10:20 a.m.

    Perioperative Management: The Importance of Optimal Anesthesia

    Ryan Hanson, MD
    Anesthesiologist
    Baylor University Medical Center
    Dallas, Texas

  • 10:40 a.m.

    Multimodal Pain Management and Rescue

    Matthew McEvoy, MD
    Professor of Anesthesiology
    Vice-Chair, Educational Affairs
    Vanderbilt University Medical Center
    Nashville, Tennessee

  • 11:10 a.m.

    Goal Directed Therapy and Preoperative Fluids

    William P. Norcross, MD
    Assistant Clinical Professor of Anesthesiology
    Chair, Duke Regional Hospital Anesthesiology
    Duke University School of Medicine
    Durham, North Carolina

  • 11:30 a.m.

    Expert Panel: Anesthesia Issues

    Moderator:
    Walter Peters, MD, MBA

     

    Panel:
    Ryan Hanson, MD,
    Matthew McEvoy, MD
    William P. Norcross, MD

  • Lunch and Exhibits

  • 12:15 p.m.

    ERAS: The Vanderbilt Experience

    Timothy M. Geiger, MD, FACS, FASCRS
    Chief, Division of General Surgery
    Medical Director, Surgery Patient Care Center
    Vanderbilt University Medical Center
    Nashville, Tennessee

    Lunch session

  • Session Three: Perspectives

  • 1 p.m.

    Perioperative Issues: The Big Five

    Matthew McEvoy, MD
    Professor of Anesthesiology
    Vice-Chair, Educational Affairs
    Vanderbilt University Medical Center
    Nashville, Tennessee

  • 1:20 p.m.

    Beyond Colorectal

    Michel H. Saint-Cyr, MD, FRCS(C)
    Director, Division of Plastic Surgery
    Baylor Scott & White Health
    Temple, Texas

  • 1:40 p.m.

    Patient Perspective: Preparation and Expectation

    Emily Saeler, MSN, RN, CRNI, CNL
    Program Outcomes Manager
    Baylor University Medical Center
    Dallas, Texas

  • 2 p.m.

    ERAS: The C-Suite Perspective

    Robert A. Probe, MD
    Professor of Surgery, Texas A&M HSC
    Chief Medical Officer and Executive Vice President
    Baylor Scott & White Health
    Dallas, Texas

  • 2:20 p.m.

    Break and exhibits

  • Session Four: Implementation

  • 2:40 p.m.

    Reducing Readmission: The University of Florida Experience

    Atif Iqbal, MD
    Colorectal Surgeon
    Assistant Professor Of Surgery
    University of Florida Health
    Gainesville, Florida

  • 3 p.m.

    Implementation in a System: The Duke Experience

    William P. Norcross, MD
    Assistant Clinical Professor of Anesthesiology
    Chair, Duke Regional Hospital Anesthesiology
    Duke University School of Medicine
    Durham, North Carolina

  • 3:20 p.m.

    Expert Panel: Implementation Challenges

    Moderator:
    Emily Saeler, MSN, RN, CRNI, CNL

     

    Panel:
    Timothy M. Geiger, MD, FACS, FASCRS
    Atif Iqbal, MD
    Kim Huynh
    William P. Norcross, MD
    Walter Peters, MD
    Robert A.Probe, MD

  • 3:50 p.m.

    ERAS: Next Steps for Success

    Walter Peters, MD, MBA
    Division Chief, Colon and Rectal Surgery
    Baylor University Medical Center
    Dallas, Texas

  • 4 p.m.

    Evaluation and adjournment

Accreditation

Accreditation

The Foundation for Advanced Cardiovascular Education and Training (FACET) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Location

Baylor Charles A. Sammons Cancer Center

The conference is held at the Baylor Charles A. Sammons Cancer Center on the Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas campus.

The Baylor University Medical Center campus encompasses many hospital buildings, programs and office buildings. Avariety of parking options are available, including self-park, valet, covered parking and private lots.

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Address
10th Floor Conference Center
3410 Worth St.
Dallas, TX 75246



Baylor Scott & White Health employees must follow the reservation and lodging guidelines outlined in the Travel and Business Expense Policy.

Exhibitor Registration

There are opportunities for members of the pharmaceutical and surgical supply industry to support this important program at various levels. These exhibit levels provide various benefits to your company and brand, allowing you access to members of the target audience

Download the vendor packet

Contact Us

If you would like more information about granting and/or other sponsorship opportunities or if you have questions about exhibiting, please contact Dana Holland.

Course Directors

Walter R. Peters, MD, MBA
Division Chief, Colon and Rectal Surgery
Baylor University Medical Center Dallas, Texas

Charlette Hart, BSN, RN, CMSRN
Program Outcomes Manager
ERAS (Enhanced Recovery After Surgery)
Baylor University Medical Center Dallas, Texas

Registration

Physicians

$150

Other

$95

Breakfast, breaks and lunch are included in the price for registration.

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