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6th Annual Mayo Clinic Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) - LIVESTREAM

April 15, 2021 to April 17, 2021

Course Directors: Tonia M. Young-Fadok, MD, MS, FACS, FASCRS, Past-President ERAS® USA, Ryan C. Craner, MD, Jacque A. Crosson, D.N.P., M.S.N., R.N., C.P.A.N.

April 15 - 17, 2021 - Livestream 
Mountain Standard Time

Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) is a multidisciplinary, multi-modal approach to perioperative care. Evidence-based medicine is employed to optimize the patient’s pre-, intra-, and post-operative course promoting early recovery while post-op complications and costs are reduced. This conference will also focus on multi-modality pain management which allows for reduction in post-operative opioid use. This proactive approach is evidence-based medicine conducted in a coordinated, integrated and multidisciplinary fashion.

** Mayo Clinic is now an “ERAS® Society Center of Excellence”, completing an ERAS® implementation program and has qualified as a teaching center for the implementation program, and/or has made considerable contributions to the development of ERAS® for the ERAS® Society.

Target Audience

Physicians (surgeons of all specialties, anesthesiologists) and residents, Nurses (pre-op, peri-op, PACU, post-op), Allied Health Professionals, Dieticians, CRNA's, NPs, PAs and hospital and surgical administrators. Surgical specialties now include: Colorectal, Gynecology, HPB, Urology, ENT, Hernia, Thoracic and Surgical Oncology (Breast and HIPEC).

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:


  • (With no current ERAS protocol) Develop an ERAS protocol and order sets.
  • (With current ERAS protocol) Review and upgrade protocol and order sets
  • Identify methods to reduce post-operative narcotics with multi-modality pain order sets
  • Learn/utilize the block relevant to your operations

 Anesthesiologists and CRNAs:

  • Utilize hemodynamic fluid management
  • Utilize pre-op PONV risk scores to optimize management
  • Utilize intra-operative infusions for pain receptor blockade


  • Demonstrate the importance of patient education
  • Integrate the basics tenets of ERAS: early feeding, early mobilization and pain management
  • List several forms of interventions to use before narcotics

Hospital Administrators:

  • Recommend different forms of team communication
  • Assess audit of outcomes and protocol compliance

Attendance at this Mayo Clinic course does not indicate nor guarantee competence or proficiency in the performance of any procedures which may be discussed or taught in this course.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 11.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 11.25 ANCC
  • 11.25 AOA Category 2-A
  • 11.25 Attendance
Event starts: 
04/15/2021 - 7:00am
Event ends: 
04/17/2021 - 11:30am
Internet Live Activity
Phoenix, AZ
United States

This course is a Livestream course. Information on how to connect will be provided to the participants prior to the start of the course.

Accreditation Statement
In support of improving patient care, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.


Credit Statement(s)

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this live activity for a maximum of 11.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this activity for a maximum of 11.25 ANCC contact hours. Nurses should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This program has been accredited by the American Osteopathic Association for 11.25 credits of AOA Category 2-A.

Other Healthcare Professionals
A certificate of attendance will be provided to other healthcare professionals for requesting credits in accordance with state nursing boards, specialty societies, or other professional associations.

Credit Breakdown
Thursday  4.25
Friday  4.00
Saturday  3.00

For disclosure information regarding Mayo Clinic School of Continuous Professional Development accreditation review committee member(s) and staff, please go here to review disclosures.

Available Credit

  • 11.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 11.25 ANCC
  • 11.25 AOA Category 2-A
  • 11.25 Attendance


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