Building and Implementing an Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) Program #1113 (0.50 CH)
Samantha Silverstein, MSN, RN, CNOR
Surgical Services Quality Analyst
White Plains Hospital Center
White Plains, NY
Implementing an ERAS program for any major surgical specialty will be shared. Limited fasting guidelines, including the introduction of a carbohydrate beverage; implementing a perioperative glucose program; implementing a multimodal pain protocol to limit narcotics; implementing intraoperative components for ERAS, such as fluid maintenance and bowel isolation techniques, when applicable; and immediate postoperative ERAS components for PACU, along will barriers to implementation will be presented.