Evidence-based Clinical Care: Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS)
Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) is an evidence-based, multimodal pathway developed to provide standardized care that improves patient outcomes after major surgery. Enhanced recovery pathways are well-defined perioperative programs applying evidence-based interventions in a protocol-like manner designed to standardize the care of the surgical patient in order to improve results and to reduce overall costs including earlier discharge from the hospital after surgery.
Anesthesiologists, Anesthesia Assistants, Surgeons, Physician Assistants, Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists, Nurses, Advanced Practice Registered Nurses, Pharmacists, Pharmacy Technicians and Allied Health Professionals.
- Explain evidence supporting ERAS as a best practice.
- Implement ERAS pathways leveraging a multidisciplinary team approach to improve patient care.
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
Evidence-Based Clinical Care (EBCC) Reviewers
Bianca Capella, APRN-BC
Corporate Clinical Consultant
Evidence-Based Clinical Care
Baptist Health South Florida
Suzy Monzon, MSN, R.N., CAPA
Patient Care Supervisor
Post Anesthesia Care Unit & Pain Treatment Center
Baptist Hospital of Miami
Luis A. de la Cruz, M.D., MBA, author, indicated that neither he nor his spouse/partner has relevant financial relationships with commercial interest companies.
Bianca Capella, APRN-BC, EBCC reviewer, indicated that neither she nor her spouse/partner has relevant financial relationships with commercial interest companies.
Suzy Monzon, MSN, R.N., CAPA, EBCC reviewer, indicated that neither she nor her spouse/partner has relevant financial relationships with commercial interest companies.
Non-faculty contributors, instructional designers and others involved in the planning, development and editing/review of the content have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.
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