ERAS: Enhanced Recovery After Surgery
1.0 AANA Class A CE Credits
Course Expiration Date: 11/30/2023
This program has been prior approved by the American Association of Nurse Anesthesiology for 1.00 Class A CE credits; Code Number 1040026; Expiration Date 11/30/2023.
AANA is an approved provider by the California Board of Registered Nursing, CEP # 10862.
No outside financial support.
- The learner will be able to discuss the different ERAS programs for enhancing patient satisfaction based on before, during, and after surgery indicators.
ERAS Enhanced Recovery After Surgery perioperative care pathways designed to achieve early recovery after surgical procedures by maintaining pre-operative organ function and reducing the profound stress response following surgery. The key elements of ERAS protocols include preoperative counselling, optimization of nutrition, standardized analgesic and anesthetic regimens and early mobilization.
A standardized patient centered protocol
ERAS provides and average savings of $880 to $5560 per patient!
ERAS reduces patient length of stay by 3-4 days on average.
ERAS helps patients return to normal activities more quickly.
5 Randomized Question Exam 80% or better required for CE credits.
Two attempts allowed.