This ASMBS course provides of overview of perioperative care of the bariatric surgery patient. It is designed for Integrated Health professionals including nurses, dietitians, behavioral health clinicians and advanced practice nurses and physician assistants.
Summarize necessary recommendations of preoperative and postoperative diets.
Describe management strategies for pain using non-narcotic agents, as well as how to best handle pain management patients’ post-surgical pain.
Identify the importance of the use of checklists in the OR.
Discuss the topic of mental health and the effectiveness of preoperative evaluations based on method.
- Identify key issues in the ERABS discussion and integrate into practice effectively.
Preoperative diets reduce liver volumes and influence surgical outcomes
Laura Andromalos, MS RD LDN
Preoperative diets do or do not influence long term outcomes
Julie Kim, MD FACS FASMBS
Postoperative diets influence short term outcomes
Jessica Arroyo, RD
|8:30am||Panel Q & A|
No narcotics needed: NSAIDS and Tylenol
Emma Patterson, MD
Pain managment beyond PCA Role of TAP Block and Exparel
Christopher DuCoin, MD MPH
|8:58am||Panel Q & A|
Preop Checklist: identifying high risk patients or conditions
Mara Berman, MSN MBA RN CNOR
Wayne J. English, MD
|9:24am||Panel Q & A|
Cyber psych or in person Evals:what's most diagnostic?
Jessica Salwen, PhD
|9:50am||Panel Q & A|
Perioperative DVT prophylaxis – Preventing DVT/PE
Jonathan Finks, MD
Should I get an UGI? Diagnosing and Managing Leaks
Konstantinos Spaniolas, MD
Post-Operative Activity: What,When & How?
Robin Blackstone, MD FASMBS
Is 23 hrs or less appropriate?
Alan Saber, MD
Sleeve Gastrectomy Pathways
Dana Telem, MD