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

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.  

Note to Physicians: Be sure to bookmark this course to access all protocols, pathways, policies and procedures at your convenience via your CME Portal account. All power plans are available in Cerner. All EBCC deliverables will be available on the EBCC website.

Target Audience

Obstetricians and Gynecologists, Anesthesiologists, Hospitalists, Nurse Practitioners (General) and Physician Assistants. 

Learning Objectives

  • Explain the evidence-based data that 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.  
Additional information
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 0.50 General certificate of attendance
  • 0.50 Nurse Practitioners
Course opens: 
11/01/2021
Course expires: 
10/31/2024

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

Julie Brandt
Patient Care Manager
Homestead Hospital

Bianca Capella, APRN-BC, R.N.-BSN
Clinical Manager
Evidence-based Clinical Care
Baptist Health South Florida 

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

Erika Gonzalez, MSN, R.N., CCRN, NE-BC
Assistant Vice President
Evidence-based Clinical Care
Baptist Health South Florida

Charles A. Augustus II, M.D., conference director and speaker for this educational activity, Julie Brandt and Luis de la Cruz, M.D., MBA, faculty, and Bianca M. Capella, APRN-BC, R.N.-BSN, and Erika Gonzalez, MSN, R.N., CCRN, NE-BC, moderators, 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 enduring material for a maximum of 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Available Credit

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