Enhancing Recovery After Surgery: Maximizing the Role of Nutrition

Program Date: 14 September 2018
Publication Date: 18 January 2018
Continuing Education Units: Nurse Contact: 1.0; Dietitian CPEU: 1.0

Course Description:

In this course, you’ll learn about enhanced recovery after surgery (ERAS) and its nutrition components; review the latest scientific evidence supporting perioperative nutrition; and identify practical implications and the role of multidisciplinary collaboration.

Course Objectives:

•Describe Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) and its nutrition components.
•Discuss the latest scientific evidence supporting perioperative nutrition.
•Identify practical implications and the role of multidisciplinary collaboration.
  • CDR Level: 2
  • Suggested Learning Codes: 2070, 5010, 5170, 9020
  • Performance Indicators: 8.1.4, 8.3.1, 8.3.5
  • Run Time: 47

Course Instructor Bio(s)

David Evans, MD, FACS

Director of Nutrition Support Services
Trauma Medical Director
Assistant Professor of Surgery
The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
Columbus, OH, USA
David C. Evans, MD is Director of Nutrition Support Services, Trauma Medical Director, and Associate Professor of Surgery at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center in Columbus, OH. He has a busy clinical practice focusing on trauma, emergency general surgery, endoscopy, and critical care. His special interests include nutrition support in surgical and ICU patients and research in surgery and trauma care. He is an investigator in multiple clinical trials in critically ill patients focused in the areas of nutrition and infection and is author of over 90 peer-reviewed publications.
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