Evidence-based Clinical Care: Enhanced Recovery After Surgery Cesarean Section Protocol

November 9, 2021

The Evidence-Based Clinical Care initiatives provide the structure and guidance for Baptist Health South Florida in the design, adoption and implementation of relevant and up-to-date, synthesized, research-based clinical pathways and protocols that can be measured in real time across the entire patient episode of care, in order to eliminate clinical variation, improve patient safety and reduce cost. Clinical pathways are continually updated and adjusted.

This course will provide the healthcare team an introduction to the Baptist Health ERAS Cesarean section protocol – an evidence-based and multidisciplinary perioperative pathway – to achieve early recovery, reduce length of stay (LOS), and reduce opioid use and morbidities associated with Cesarean section.  

Live webinar only.  Please register for Zoom link.

Target Audience

Emergency Medicine Physicians, Hospitalists, Critical Care Medicine Physicians, Intensivists, Nurse Practitioners, and Physician Assistants.

Learning Objectives

  • Explain the evidenced-based data which supports enhanced recovery after surgery principles in cesarean section patients.  
  • Utilize Baptist Health ERAS cesarean section protocol – an evidence-based and multidisciplinary perioperative pathway – to achieve early recovery, reduce length of stay (LOS), and reduce opioid use and morbidities associated with cesarean section.  
Course Summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 0.50 General certificate of attendance
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
11/09/2021 - 4:30pm EST
Event ends: 
11/09/2021 - 5:00pm EST
Live Webinar
United States


Charles A. Augustus II, M.D.
Obstetrician and Gynecologist 
Homestead Hospital 

Julie Brandt
Patient Care Manager
Homestead Hospital 
Luis A. de la Cruz, M.D., MBA
Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology and Intensive Care
Director of Education, Department of Anesthesiology
Baptist Hospital of Miami
Clinical Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology and Medicine
FIU Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine


Bianca Capella, APRN
Corporate Clinical Manager
Evidence Based Clinical Care (EBCC)

Erika Gonzalez MSN RN CCRN NE-BC
Assistant Vice President
Evidence Based Clinical Care

Faculty and moderators for this educational activity, have no relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies* to disclose, and have indicated that the presentations or discussions will not include off-label or unapproved product usage.

Non-faculty contributors and others involved in the planning, development, and editing/review of the content have no relevant financial relationships to disclose with ineligible companies.*

*Ineligible companies - Companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.

Disclosure Policy and Disclaimer

Baptist Health South Florida is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Baptist Health has been re-surveyed by the ACCME and awarded Commendation for 6 years as a provider of CME for physicians.

Baptist Health South Florida designates this live activity for a maximum of .5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This activity has been approved for .5 credit hour, CE Broker Course #20-864907, by the Florida Boards of Medicine, Osteopathic Medicine and by the Florida Council of Physician Assistants.


Available Credit

  • 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 0.50 General certificate of attendance
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